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Citywide Street Rehabilitation Project

Bid Documents:


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sierra Madre as AGENCY, invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the Director of Public Works, 232 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre, California, 91024 up to the hour of 11:30 AM., on Monday the 6th  day of May, 2013.  The bids will be publicly opened and read at 11:30 AM., on Monday the 6th  day of May, 2013 in the Sierra Madre City Hall Council Chambers.

The project to be constructed consists of slurry seal, cold-mill and overlay with conventional asphalt and ARAM, street reconstruction, replacement of broken curb and gutter, driveways, and striping.

Copies of the plans, specifications, and contract documents are available from the City of Sierra Madre, 232 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre, California, 91024 upon payment of a $15.00 non-refundable fee if picked up, or payment of a $45.00 non-refundable fee if mailed.  In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code § 3300, and Business and Professions Code § 7028.15(e), the Agency has determined that the contractor shall posses a valid Class A contractor’s license at the time that the contract is awarded.  Failure to possess the specified license shall render a bidder’s bid as non-responsive and shall bar award of the contract to any bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of the award.

CONTRACTORS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE LICENSED AND REGULATED BY THE CONTRACTORS’ STATE LICENSE BOARD.  ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING A CONTRACTOR MAY BE REFERRED TO THE REGISTRAR, CONTRACTORS’ STATE LICENSE BOARD, P.O. BOX 2600, SACRAMENTO, CA 95826.  At the time the contract is awarded, the contractor shall be properly licensed in accordance with the laws of this state.  The first payment for work or material shall not be made unless and until the Registrar of Contractors verifies to the Agency that the records of the Contractors’ State License Board indicate that the contractor was properly licensed at the time the contract was awarded.  Any bidder or contractor not so licensed shall be subject to all legal penalties imposed by law including, but not limited to, any appropriate disciplinary action by the Contractors’ State Board.  Failure of the bidder to obtain proper and adequate licensing for an award of a contract shall constitute a failure to execute the contract and shall result in the forfeiture of the security of the bidder.  (Public Contract Code § 20103.5)

Bids must be prepared on the approved bid forms in conformance with INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS and submitted in the pink envelopes provided, sealed and plainly marked on the outside:


The bid must be accompanied by a bid guarantee in the amount of 10% of the total bid by 11:30 AM. ON THE DATE ADVERTISED FOR THE OPENING OF BIDS.  More specifically, pursuant to Public Contract Code §§ 20170 and 20171, all bids for the project shall be presented, under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by one of the following forms of bidder’s security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid: (a) cash; (b) a cashier’s check made payable to the City of  Sierra Madre; (c) a certified check made payable to the City of Sierra Madre; or (d) a bidder’s bond executed by an admitted surety insurer made payable to the City of Sierra Madre.  Such security shall be forfeited should the successful bidder to whom the contract is awarded fails to timely execute the contract and to deliver the necessary bonds and insurance certificates as specified in the contract documents.

To the extent applicable, at any time during the term of the Agreement for the proposed project, the successful bidder may, at its own expense, substitute securities equivalent to the amount withheld as retention (or the retained percentage) in accordance with Public Contract Code § 22300.

Pursuant to California Civil Code § 3247, a payment bond is required to be submitted for all projects estimated in excess of $25,000.00. 

The Engineer’s estimate of cost for this project is $673,100.

The Agency has determined that the proposed project is a public works subject to the provisions of Labor Code § 1720 thereby requiring the Contractor to pay the prevailing wage rates for all work performed under the Contract.

The Agency reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

If you have any questions, please contact Bruce Inman, Director of Public Works at(626) 355-7135 ext. 801. 

BY ORDER OF the City Council of the City of Sierra Madre, California.