NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
THE ON-CALL TRAFFIC SIGNAL SERVICES PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 19-84
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California (“City”) invites sealed Bids for
The On-Call Traffic Signal Services Project Specification No. PW 19-84 (the “Project”). The City
will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300 West Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard,
California 93030 (“City Hall”), attn: City Clerk until 12:00 p.m. on May 30, 2019.
SCOPE OF WORK. The 2015 edition of, and the 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, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work
to provide on-call traffic signal repairs, maintenance, replacement, construction and electrical
services. The Contract amount will be $600,000.
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. The on-call Tasks comprising the Project are “public works” 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 Task
site. The Tasks comprising the Project are 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.
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 Class C-10 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 the Contract Price as retention until
the Contractor’s final completion of all Tasks, the City’s acceptance of all Tasks, and the end of
the Contract Term, whichever occurs last. If no claims have been filed or are pending after the
Contractor’s final completion of all Tasks, the City’s acceptance of all Tasks, and the end of the
Contract Term, whichever occurs last, the City shall pay Contractor the amount retained except
such amounts as are required by law to be withheld by properly executed and filed notices to
stop payment or as may be withheld for any other lawful purposes.
TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS. Task Orders may list brand or trade names, in which case the
phrase “or equal” shall be assumed unless otherwise stated in writing, along with one or more of
the purposes listed in Public Contract Code Section 3400. 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 three (3) Calendar Days following the
issuance of a Task Order, unless a different deadline is listed in the Special Provisions.
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 demonstrate
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES. Contractor must complete all Work for a Task by the date listed in
that Task Order. There will be an assessment for each Calendar Day that Work remains
incomplete beyond the Task completion deadline specified in the Task Order, and the specific
amount of the liquidated damages per Calendar Day, if any, shall be calculated for each Task
and listed in each Task Order, which in any case shall not exceed $250 per Calendar Day.
Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed to the Construction Project
Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.