96150 | 01/17/2020 | Ad id: 7-0000539184-01

INVITATION TO BID The South Tahoe Public Utility District (STPUD) invites sealed bids by electronic submission only for the construction of the Water Meter Installation Project, Phase 5B. Electronic Bids will be received until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. NOTE: Hard copy original Bid Bond (or other acceptable form of bid security) MUST be delivered to District in advance of Bid deadline. Bids submitted after this time will not be accepted by the electronic bidding system. All bids that have been timely received will be publicly opened and the content read aloud at the STPUD offices, Conference Room 1, located at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California. All interested parties are invited to attend. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date, as required in the Bid Form. The site of the work is located throughout the District's service area in the City of South Lake Tahoe and the County of El Dorado, California. The work to be performed consists of the installation of approximately 270 small meters ( 3/4 -inch and/or 1-inch in size), six 2-inch meters, and three 6-inch meters. Small 3/4 -inch and 1-inch water meters, meter antenna units (MXUs), meter pit lids and frames, as required, will be provided by STPUD and installed by Contractor; larger meters and accessories will be provided and installed by the Contractor. Work includes connections to existing water services, valve installations, paving restoration, and site restoration, including landscaping and other related work. A copy of the Contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the South Tahoe Public Utility District Offices, 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California. In order to download the Contract Documents and receive addendums and notifications when issued, Bidders must register as a vendor at the District's Vendor Portal: Electronic bids will also be submitted through this website. Paper bids will not be accepted. Contract Documents are available for free download on the District's Vendor Portal. For assistance in downloading these documents or registering as a vendor contact Star Glaze, Contracts Administrator, at (530) 543-6205. All bids are to be submitted electronically as required in Section 00 20 00 Instructions for Procurement. After electronic bidding, each bidder shall submit their original Bid Forms to South Tahoe Public Utility District at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California by 2 PM on March 5, 2020. Questions or comments regarding this project must be submitted electronically via our electronic bidding system and must be received by the District no later than 5:00 PM on February 27, 2020. Questions received after the date indicated will not be accepted. Phone Calls, Emails and faxes will not be accepted. Responses from the District will be communicated via the electronic bidding system. This project is being funded, in part, by the California Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Program. The Contractor will be required to comply with State and federal contract rules and regulations including requirements for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and American Iron and Steel (AIS) as detailed in Sections 00 74 00 and 00 75 00 of the Specifications. The prime contractor is required to provide documentation that the local U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and/or the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce were notified of the contracting opportunity at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the bid opening date. A bid will be considered non-responsive unless it includes the forms required in Section 00 75 00 to be completed and submitted with the Bid. A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the South Tahoe Public Utility District, Conference Room, 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California on January 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Any bidder absent from the Pre-Bid Conference shall have their bid disqualified as non-responsive. A tour of the site of work will be conducted as part of the Pre-Bid Conference. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code section 3300, the South Tahoe Public Utility District has determined that the bidder shall possess a valid class A contractor license at the time of bid opening, the Contract is awarded and for the duration of the Contract. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to awarding the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of award. THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS AS OUTLINED IN THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS. Pub: January 17, 2020 Ad#0000539184