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NOTICE INVITING BIDS
A-1 Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, California, until 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2011, and on the same day shortly thereafter, they will be publicly opened and read for the “Demolition of Improvements at 1835 East 29th Street, Project No. 855”, in accordance with the Specifications therefore. Bids must be made on the forms provided for this purpose, addressed to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, marked "Bid for," followed by the title of the project and the date and hour for submitting bids. Bids are required for the entire work as described in the Bid Schedule and the Specifications.
The work to be accomplished under this contract includes the demolition of miscellaneous surface improvements left after the 1996/97 Environmental Cleanup and subsequent removal of structures. Improvements to be demolished and removed now include fencing, pipe systems, utility hookups, and concrete slabs and vegetation.
A-2 All work must be completed within 15 working days after receipt by the Contractor of the notice to proceed from the City. The contract documents, which include the Specifications, may be obtained at the City of Signal Hill Department of Finance free of charge or $5 if requested by mail. The documents are entitled “Demolition of Improvements at 1835 East 29th Street, Project No. 855.”
A-3 Bids will not be received unless they are made on a proposal form furnished in the Contract Documents by the City of Signal Hill. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified check, cashier's check or bidder's bond, made payable to the City of Signal Hill for an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such guarantee to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract.
A-4 All bids are to be compared on the basis of the lump sum or itemized bid items shown in the Bid Schedule(s). Bids will not be accepted from the contractors who are not licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division III of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California. The Contractor shall be required to possess a Class A or Class B or Class C-21 license at the time the contract is awarded.
A-5 Attention is directed to the provision in Section 1777.5 of the labor Code concerning the employment of apprentices by the Contractor of any subcontractor under the Contractor.A-6 Before a Contract is entered into with the successful bidder, the bidder shall present evidence in writing to the City Clerk, City of Signal Hill, that he has a current combined single limit liability policy with aggregate limits for Bodily Injury and Property Damage in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000). In addition, the successful bidder will be required to show proof of Asbestos Liability Insurance in an amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00). A-7 Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1773.2 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the minimum prevailing rate of per diem wages for each craft, classification or type of workman needed to execute the contract shall be those determined by the Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California which are on file with the City Clerk of Signal Hill and copies will be made available to any interested party on request. A copy of the Contractor's certified payroll, as well as those of all subcontractors shall be submitted with each invoice.
A-8 Attention is directed to Government Code Sections 4590 and 14402.5 permitting the substitution of specified and approved securities for contract retention of funds. All such securities shall be subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill.
A-9 The successful bidder will be required to furnish a payment bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and a faithful performance bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, and said bonds shall be secured from a surety company satisfactory to the City Attorney of the City of Signal Hill.
A-10 The City of Signal Hill reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or delete portions of any and all bids or waive any informality or irregularity in the bid or the bid procedures and shall be the sole judge of the bids received.
A-11 A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the job site on January 26, 2011. Interested bidders should meet at 1835 East 29th Street at 9:00 a.m. on the above date.
By order of the Redevelopment of the City of Signal Hill.
Posted at Signal Hill City Hall on: January 12, 2011Published in the Signal Tribune on: January 14 and 21, 2011
Contact person: Anthony Caraveo Sr. Engineering Technician (562) 989-7352 tel (562) 989-7359 fax