CITY OF DOWNEY
NOTICE CALLING FOR BIDS
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT NO. 19 - 20
CITY LIBRARY MODERNIZATION PROJECT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of Downey until 11:00 am on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at which hour the proposed bids will be publicly opened and read in the City Hall at 11111 Brookshire Ave, Downey, California for Capital Improvement Project No. 19 - 20 – City Library Modernization Project.
The Scope of Work to be performed under this Contract includes seven (7) new accessible ADA parking stalls, code compliant path of travel from ADA stalls to entry, accessible pedestrian loading area at Main Entry, covered exterior bench seating at Main Entry, entry extended on West Elevation, new contemporary curtain wall at extended Main Entry, new colorful wayfinding canopy at Main Entry, remove and replace all interior walls, remove and replace all plumbing fixtures, provide four (4) additional plumbing fixtures for both Men & Women at the Main Public Restrooms, remove and replace all casework shelving and finishes, provide four (4) Quiet Zone Study Rooms, provide enlarged Literacy Room, provide three (3) electronic Book Check Out stations, provide descriptive Way Finding directional signage, flooring and wall colors, provide The Studio previously called the CoLab room with numerous data ports and collaborative white boards, provide The Cave previously called the Virtual Reality Lab, provide vibrant child friendly reading and activity area which includes a raised interpretive platform and Quiet Time child reading area, provide family restroom with changing tables in the Children’s Area, provide a new Cormack Room with raised telescoping bleacher seating, provide Starbucks-like Teen reading counter with data ports, provide two (2) All Gender toilet rooms and enhance break area for the staff, provide new ductwork to existing mechanical units, provide new concealed heads and lines to existing sprinkler system, new fire alarm system, new electrical system and Cat6 cabling, new opening and spread footings to be provided in existing shear wall, existing Server Room, Mechanical Room and Electrical Room to remain, and other miscellaneous related work in accordance with Plans and Specification entitled Capital Improvement Project No. 19-20 – City Library Modernization Project, dated 1/11/19.
Mandatory Bid Walk shall be required for all contractors bidding on this Project, failure to attend and formally sign the Attendance Sheet, shall render the bidder non-responsive and its bid shall be returned unopened.
Day / Date of Mandatory Bid Walk: Thursday / May 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: 11121 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241
West side of Library at the Main Entrance
Plans and Specifications for this project are available on the City of Downey’s Project Coordination and Communication on-line internet portal, PROCORE. To obtain free access to the Plans and Specifications via PROCORE, email Melanie Cazin firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Line: ”CITY LIBRARY MODERNIZATION PROJECT”.
BIDS MUST BE MADE ON THE PROPOSAL FORM INCLUDED IN THE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT NO. 19 - 20. Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check or by a corporate surety bond issued by a surety company, admitted to do business in the State of California, on the form furnished by the City as guarantee that bidder will, if an award is made to him in accordance with the terms of his bid, promptly secure Workers’ Compensation insurance, and liability insurance, execute a contract in the required form, and furnish satisfactory bonds for the faithful performance of the Contract (“Performance Bond”) and for the payment of claims of materialmen and laborers thereunder (“Payment Bond”). Said cash, check or bidder’s bond shall be in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid. The Performance and Payment Bond shall be not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the bid price named in the contract. Only bonds issued by companies admitted to do business in the State of California will be accepted in accordance with the Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.311. Failure to submit acceptable Payment and Performance Bonds as required shall result in a rejection of the bid and a forfeiture of the proposal guarantee.
The Contractor shall abide by the provisions of the California Labor Code § 1770-1781, et seq. In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code § 1773, the general prevailing rates of per diem wages and holiday and overtime work in the locality in which the work is to be performed has been obtained from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Downey and will be made available to any interested party upon request. The Contractor shall post a copy of the prevailing rate of per diem wages at the job site. The Contractor, and any Subcontractor under him, shall pay not less than the specified prevailing rates of wages to all workers employed in the execution of the contract.
All projects require the successful bidder to possess a valid State of California Contractor’s License at the time of Contract Award, in accordance with Section 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code. Pursuant to Section 3300 of the Public Contract Code, the City has determined that the Contractor to whom the subject contract is awarded shall possess a valid State of California Contractor’s License in the Classification of B.
In accordance with California Labor Code Section 1771.1, no Contractor or Subcontractor shall be qualified to (a) bid on or be listed in a bid proposal on or after March 1, 2015, or (b) engage in the performance of this Work after April 1, 2015, unless registered and qualified to perform the Work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5.
Contractor’s performance of the Work described in this Notice Inviting Bids is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the California Department of Industrial Relations.
Each Contractor submitting a proposal or bid for his work shall complete and submit with the proposal all of the forms included therein, including the Bidder’s Qualifications Statement, Designation of Subcontractors, the Non-Collusion Affidavit, the Pre-Bid Site Inspection Certification and the Signature Page. Failure to include any of these documents with the proposal may disqualify the proposal.
The City of Downey reserves the right, after opening bids, to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in any bid received, and to be the sole judge of the merits of the respective bids received. The award of the Contract, if it is awarded, will be to the lowest responsible Bidder whose bid complies with all the requirements prescribed.
Pursuant to California Public Contract Code § 22300, the Contractor at his sole cost and expense, may substitute authorized securities for any monies withheld by the City to ensure performance under the Contract.
All Pre-Bid Requests for Information (RFI) shall be submitted ONLY from listed Mandatory Bid Walk Attendees who are qualified general contractors and shall be in written form only and emailed to:
Melanie Cazin –
Project Controls Manager
Pre-Bid RFI’s shall NOT be accepted later than 9:00 am on May 24, 2019 and shall NOT be responded to. Pre-Bid RFI’s submitted from qualified general contractors not included on the Mandatory Bid Walk Attendee List shall not be responded to. Phone inquiries shall not be accepted. The City may issue a clarification Addendum responding to the appropriately submitted Pre-Bid RFI’s.
The estimated construction cost is $5,100,000.00
NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
CITY OF DOWNEY, CALIFORNIA
Maria Alicia Duarte, CMC
The Downey Patriot