The following requirements apply to all contractors for all public works projects in Sierra County. All contractors must:
1. Have a current, valid California contractors license in the trade(s) for which the company is qualified, under the name for which the proposal is submitted.
2. Be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. See the http://www.dir.ca.gov/public-works/publicworks.html if quote is more than $25,000. This requirement also applies to all subcontractors doing work on this project.
3. Provide the your DIR registration number if required.
4. If the project is awarded, all work will require the payment of prevailing wages
The submission of a bid by the contractor shall constitute the acknowledgment that, if awarded the contract, contractor has relied and is relying on contractor’s examination of (a) the site of the work, (b) the access to the site, and (c) all other data, matters, and things requisite to the fulfillment of the work and on contractor’s own knowledge of existing conditions on and in the vicinity of the site of the site of the work to be constructed under contract, and not on any representation or warranty of County. No claim for additional compensation will be allowed which is based upon a lack of knowledge of the above items.
Before submitting a bid, each contractor will, at contractor’s own expense, make or obtain any additional examinations, investigations, explorations, tests and studies and obtain any additional information and data which pertain to the physical conditions (surface, subsurface and underground facilities) at or contiguous to the site or otherwise which may affect cost, progress, performance or furnishing of the work and which contractor deems necessary to determine its bid for performing and furnishing the work in accordance with the time, price and other terms and conditions of the contract documents.
On request in advance, County will provide each contractor access to the site to conduct such explorations and tests as each contractor deems necessary for submission of a bid. Contractor shall fill all holes, clean up and restore the site to its former condition upon completion of such explorations.
The lands upon which the work is to be performed, rights of way and easements for access thereto and other lands designated for use by Contractor in performing the work are identified in the contract documents. All additional lands and access thereto required for temporary construction facilities or storage of materials and equipment are to be provided by Contractor.
Easements for permanent structures or permanent changes in existing structures are to be obtained and paid for by County unless otherwise provided in the contract documents.
QUOTE SUBMISSION. Quotes will be received at the Sierra County Public Works Office, P.O. Box 98, Downieville, CA 95936 or they can be delivered to Public Works Office at 101 Courthouse Square, Downieville, CA or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
BID PREPARATION COST. Contractors are solely responsible for the cost of preparing their bids.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS. The County of Sierra, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252) and the regulations of the Department of Commerce (15 C.F.R., Part 8), issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
This is a public works project. Pursuant to Sections 1770 and 1773 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the County of Sierra has ascertained the general prevailing rate of wages applicable to the work will be done. These rates are set forth in a schedule which is on file and available in the office of the Department of Public Works, County of Sierra. Contractor shall not pay less than the prevailing rate of wages. No bill will be considered unless it is made on a blank form furnished by the County of Sierra and is made in accordance with the provisions of the proposal requirements and conditions set forth in the contract documents.
A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in this chapter, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. It is not a violation of this section for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS.
Owner specifically reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any or all bids, or re-bid, or to waive inconsequential deviations from bid requirements not involving time, price, or quality of the work.