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Proposal & Bid Notice Details:

City of Foster City Estero Municipal Improvement District


Project Specs:

Notice ID #: 6020

Bid Date: 11/21/2019

Type Of Notice: Invitation to Bid
Location: CA: San Mateo

Contact: See Notice Summary for details on how to respond to this notice.

Notice Summary:





1.01        Notice Inviting Bids:  Owner (Estero Municipal Improvement District or “EMID” or “District”) will receive sealed Bids at the District Office, located at City of Foster City – City Hall, 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404 until 2:00PM  on Thursday, November 21, 2019 for the following public work:






1.02        Project Description:  Work includes replacing water main valves at three locations in the City of Foster City and City of San Mateo and installing a pair of emergency bypass assemblies and a new valve at one of the locations in the City of San Mateo.   Work shall be completed within 158 Calendar Days from the date when Contract Time commences to run.

1.03      Procurement of Bidding Documents: Bidding Documents contain the full description of the Work. Bidders may examine a complete hard-copy set of the Bidding Documents at the District’s Public Works Department, located at 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404. 

For online viewing, please go to  under “doing business” and “Bids & RFP’s”.

Bidders may obtain bidding documents from BarkerBlue Digital Imaging by calling (650) 696-2100 or Toll Free at (866)347-1011; Faxing at (650) 696-2199, or emailing to on or after October 21, 2019.

Bidding Documents need not be returned to District. Bidder is responsible for printing any and all of Bidding Documents.

1.04      Instructions:  Bidders shall refer to Document 00 2113 (Instructions to Bidders) for required documents and items to be submitted in a sealed envelope for deposit into the Bid Box in the District Secretary’s Office, located at 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404 no later than the time and date set forth in Paragraph 1.01 above. 

1.05      Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit:  Owner will conduct a Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit at 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 14, 2018 at City of Foster City’s City Hall, 610 Foster City Boulevard, Conference Room 2B,  Foster City, California 94404.  The Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit will last approximately two hours.

1.06      Bid Preparation Cost:  Bidders are solely responsible for the cost of preparing their Bids.

1.07      Reservation of Rights:  Owner specifically reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any or all Bids, to re-bid, or to waive inconsequential defects in bidding not involving time, price or quality of the work.  Owner may reject any and all Bids and waive any minor irregularities in the Bids.

1.08      Portion of Work to be Performed by Contractor:  The successful bidder shall self-perform no less than 51% of the Work described in the Contract Documents utilizing its own work force, excluding Specialty Items.  Specialty Items will be identified in the Contract Documents.


2.01        Required Contractor’s License(s):  A California Class A contractor’s license is required to bid this contract.  Joint ventures must secure a joint venture license prior to award of this Contract.

2.02        Required Contractor and Subcontractor Registration

  1. Owner shall accept Bids only from Bidders that (along with all Subcontractors listed in Document 00 4330, Subcontractor List) are currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5.
  2. Subject to Labor Code Sections 1771.1(c) and (d), any Bid not complying with paragraph 2.02A above shall be returned and not considered; provided that if Bidder is a joint venture (Business & Professions Code Section 7029.1) or if federal funds are involved in the Contract (Labor Code Section 1771.1(a)), Owner may accept a non-complying Bid provided that Bidder and all listed Subcontractors are registered at the time of Contract award.

2.03        Substitution of Securities:  Owner will permit the successful bidder to substitute securities for any retention monies withheld to ensure performance of the contract, as set forth in Document 00 6290 Escrow Agreement For Security Deposits In Lieu Of Retention and incorporated herein in full by this reference, in accordance with Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code.

2.04        Prevailing Wage Laws:  The successful Bidder must comply with all prevailing wage laws applicable to the Project, and related requirements contained in the Contract Documents.  Copies of the general prevailing rates of per diem wages for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute the Contract, as determined by Director of the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, are on file at the City’s Public Works Department, may be obtained from the California Department of Industrial Relations website [] and are deemed included in the Bidding Documents.  Upon request, Owner will make available copies to any interested party.  Also, the successful Bidder shall post the applicable prevailing wage rates at the Site.

2.05        Prevailing Wage Monitoring:  This Project is subject to prevailing wage compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.





Dated: 10/23/19                                                


Norm Dorais, P.E.

Director of Public Works/District Engineer

Estero Municipal Improvement District

Foster City, California 94404




Published: 10/30/19                                           


Priscilla Schaus

District Secretary

Estero Municipal Improvement District

Foster City, California 94404

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