NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
ROUTE 23 BUS STOP INSTALLATION PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 19-81
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the Route
23 Bus Stop Installation Project. The City will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300 West
Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030, attention: City Clerk, until 2:00 p.m. on
September 17, 2019. There will be a public bid opening immediately afterwards at 305 West
Third Street, First Floor, Oxnard, California 93030 at the City Council Chambers.
SCOPE OF WORK. The 2015 edition of, and 2016 supplement to, the Standard Specifications
for Public Works Construction (collectively the “Greenbook”) is incorporated by this reference.
As more specifically described in the Contract Documents, the Project includes furnishing all
necessary labor, tools, materials, equipment, work signs, cones and/or traffic control equipment
and incidentals to provide new bus stops at multiple locations on Route 23 roadside.
OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS. All Bidders must be plan holders of record to submit a Bid to
the City, which entails purchasing copies of all Contract Documents at CyberCopy’s Plan Room,
located at https://www.cybercopyplanroom.com/jobs/public. Printed copies will also be available
at City Hall for the same price.
PREVAILING WAGES. This Project is a “public work” subject to the requirements of Division 2,
Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code and Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 8 of the California Code of
Regulations (“CCR”). The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall pay wages in accordance with
the determination of the Director of the DIR. Copies of these rates are on file with the Project
Coordinator at City Hall and will be made available to any interested party on request. They are
also available at http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Prevailing-Wage.html. The Contractor shall
post a copy of the DIR’s rates at each job site. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring
and enforcement by the DIR. The Contractor shall furnish certified payroll records directly to the
Labor Commissioner. Contractor and all Subcontractors are not qualified to bid on, be listed in a
Bid proposal, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in Labor
Code Sections 1720 through 1861, unless registered and qualified to perform public work
pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5 at the time of Bid submission.
BONDS. Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security as described in the Instructions to
Bidders in the Contract Documents. Upon Contract award, the successful Bidder shall provide
both Payment and Performance Bonds—each at 100% of the Contract Price—to the City Clerk
or his or her designee in accordance with Greenbook Section 2-4 and the Contract Documents.
The Performance Bond shall include a one-year warranty period. Bonds must be on the forms in
the Contract Documents unless other forms meet all of the City’s requirements including that the
Bond limit be automatically increased if the Contract amount is increased after execution of the
Contract, and the City Attorney at his or her discretion approves the Surety’s form. Whenever
Bonds are submitted for this Project, Bidder must also submit a photocopy of each Bond.
LICENSES. Each Bidder shall possess a valid Classification A General Engineering
Contractor’s license issued by California Contractors State License Board at the time of Bid
submission and a current City business license at the time of Contract award.
RETENTION. The City shall withhold five percent (5%) of any progress payment as retention.
TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS. Tesco Controls, Inc., Cooper Lighting, Emtrac Systems, and
McCain Traffic Supply items must be used on the Project as detailed in the Special Provisions
because they are needed in order to match other products in use on this particular public
improvement. Other than Tesco Controls, Inc., Cooper Lighting, Emtrac systems and McCain
Traffic Supply items, Contractor may submit requests to substitute an equivalent material,
product, thing or service for a brand or trade name material, product, thing or service must be
made by written request submitted no later than fifteen (15) Calendar Days following the award
of Contract. Requests received after this time shall not be considered. Requests must clearly
describe the product for which approval is requested, including all data necessary to
Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed the Construction Project