CITY OF MILPITAS
TRANSIT AREA SPECIFIC PLAN (TASP) ON-STREET PARKING PROGRAM
PROJECT NO. 2017
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Milpitas (“City”) invites and will
receive sealed Bids up to but not later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019 at City of
Milpitas City Hall, 1st floor, Information Service Counter, 455 E. Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas,
California 95035, for the furnishing to City of all labor, equipment, materials, tools, services,
transportation, permits, utilities, and all other items necessary for Transit Area Specific Plan
(TASP) On-Street Parking Program, CP 2017 (the “Project”). At said time, Bids will be publicly
opened and read aloud at the City Office. Bids received after said time shall be returned
unopened. Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 calendar days after the Bid opening date.
The Contractor shall complete all work for this Project required by the Contract Documents within
forty-five (45) calendar days from the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed.
Bids must be submitted on the City’s Bid Forms. Bidders may obtain a copy of the Contract
Documents from Prints Charles Reprographics, 1643 South Main Street, Milpitas CA 95035, (408)
240-3330, www.printscharlesrepro.com or email@example.com. To the extent
required by section 20103.7 of the Public Contract Code, upon request from a contractor plan
room service, the City shall provide an electronic copy of the Contract Documents at no charge
to the contractor plan room.
It is the responsibility of each prospective bidder to download and print all Bid Documents for
review and to verify the completeness of Bid Documents before submitting a bid. Any Addenda
will be posted on www.printscharlesrepro.com. It is the responsibility of each prospective bidder
to check www.printscharlesrepro.com on a daily basis through the close of bids for any applicable
addenda or updates. The City does not assume any liability or responsibility based on any
defective or incomplete copying, excerpting, scanning, faxing, downloading or printing of the Bid
Documents. Information on www.printscharlesrepro.com may change without notice to
prospective bidders. The Contract Documents shall supersede any information posted or
transmitted by www.printscharlesrepro.com.
Each Bid shall be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or Bid Bond secured from
a surety company satisfactory to the City Council, the amount of which shall not be less than ten
percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price, made payable to City of Milpitas as bid security.
The bid security shall be provided as a guarantee that within five (5) working days after the City
provides the successful bidder the Notice of Award, the successful Bidder will enter into a contract
and provide the necessary bonds and certificates of insurance. The bid security will be declared
forfeited if the successful Bidder fails to comply within said time. No interest will be paid on funds
deposited with City.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Faithful Performance Bond and a Labor and
Material Payment Bond each in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract
Price. Each bond shall be in the forms set forth herein, shall be secured from a surety company
that meets all State of California bonding requirements, as defined in California Code of Civil
Procedure Section 995.120, and that is a California admitted surety insurer.
Pursuant to Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code of the State of California, the successful
Bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City to ensure its performance under
Pursuant to Labor Code Section 1773, City has obtained the prevailing rate of per diem wages
and the prevailing wage rate for holiday and overtime work applicable in Santa Clara County from
the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations for each craft, classification, or type of
worker needed to execute this contract. A copy of these prevailing wage rates may be obtained
via the internet at: www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/
In addition, a copy of the prevailing rate of per diem wages is available at the City’s Engineering
Department and shall be made available to interested parties upon request. The successful
bidder shall post a copy of the prevailing wage rates at each job site. It shall be mandatory upon
the Bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractors, to comply with all
Labor Code provisions, which include but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said
specified prevailing wage rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract,
employment of apprentices, hours of labor and debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish
to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be
registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. No Bid will be accepted nor any contract
entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the
Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work. If awarded a contract, the Bidder and
its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of Industrial
Relations for the duration of the Project. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the contractor registration
requirements mandated by Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1 shall not apply to work
performed on a public works project that is exempt pursuant to the small project exemption
specified in Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1.
This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial
Relations. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole responsibility to evaluate and
include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under this contract and
applicable law in its Bid.
Unless otherwise provided in the Instructions for Bidders, each Bidder shall be a licensed
contractor pursuant to sections 7000 et seq. of the Business and Professions Code in the following
classification(s) throughout the time it submits its Bid and for the duration of the contract: Class
A, C-45, or D-42 license from the Contractor’s State License Board.
Substitution requests shall be made within 35 calendar days after the award of the contract.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(b), the City may make findings designating that
certain additional materials, methods or services by specific brand or trade name other than those
listed in the Standard Specifications be used for the Project. Such findings, if any, as well as the
materials, methods or services and their specific brand or trade names that must be used for the
Project may be found in the Special Conditions.
City shall award the contract for the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder as
determined by the City from the BASE BID ALONE. City reserves the right to reject any or all
bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process.
Please submit questions to Timothy Cheng, PE, TE., Assistant Civil Engineer, via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 586-3326 by 4:00 PM, August 29, 2019. Addenda will be
posted following the close of questions.