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Proposal & Bid Notice Details:



Project Specs:

Notice ID #: 6213

Bid Date: 02/06/2020

Type Of Notice: Invitation to Bid
Location: CA: Oakland

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

Notice Summary:


Public Works Department


Project No. 1003399-2020


Description: The City of Oakland is soliciting bids for landscape maintenance services for the Mandela Parkway, extending from 8th Street to 34th Street and totaling approximately 16 acres. The Mandela Parkway and parkway median was constructed after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake destroyed the elevated Cypress Freeway along Interstate 880 that bisected West Oakland. The parkway median, as well as landscaped areas on both sides on Mandela Parkway, is 1.3 miles long, varies from 60 to 100 feet in width, and contains almost 600 trees. The contractor will be required to provide a full range of landscape management and maintenance services. These services include, but are not limited to:

• Mow lawn to industry standards

• Monitor and repair irrigation systems

• Maintain weed free flower beds

• Prune trees and shrubbery to promote growth as needed to industry standard

• Replace plant material as needed

• Litter removal

• Provide monthly herbicide use report as required by Department of Agriculture

Pre-Bid Meeting: None

Questions Due:January 29, 2020 by 2:00 PM by email to the Project Manager. It is the Contractor’s responsibility to ensure that the email is received by the Project Manager. Any addendum that materially changes the bid invitation shall be issued no less than 72 hours before the bid opening, unless the bid opening is extended by said addendum.

Bids Due: February 6, 2020 by 2:00 PM.Bids not received by the Office of the City Clerk, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Room #101, Oakland, CA 94612 by the deadline will be returned unopened.

Engineer’s Estimate: $250,000

License Required: C27 as prime, or as sub to A or B license

Contract Days: Two calendar years, with a two-year optional extension based upon performance.

Liquidated Damages: $500 per calendar day

Bonds: 10% Bid Security; 100% Payment and Performance Bonds

Certified Local Business Requirement: 50% minimum (excluding Specialty Items, if any). Prime contractors are advised to verify the certification status of any subcontractors prior to submittal.

Local Trucking Requirement: No

Contact Information:

OPW Project Manager: Brian Carthan at 510-615-5510,

Contract Services: Calvin Hao at 510-238-7395,

Contract Compliance Officer: Vivian Inman at 510-238-6261,

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR):

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project unless registered with the DIR pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code Section 1771.1(a)]. No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. The prime contractor must post job site notices prescribed by regulation. Assembly Bill 219 requires companies hauling or delivering ready-mix concrete to register with the DIR as a public works contractor.

Bid Documents and AB 2036 Compliance: Bid documents are only available digitally and provided free of charge through two websites listed below.

iSupplier: OR

Separate Plan Holder lists are maintained by each site. Bid Results and Subcontractor Listings are posted only to the site. It is the responsibility of each prospective bidder to download and print all bid documents, including any addenda, and to verify the completeness of their printed bid documents before submitting a bid. The City does not warrant, represent, or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any bid documents and/or information retrieved from other sources. The City is not responsible for any loss or damage including, but not limited to, time, money, or goodwill arising from errors, inaccuracies or omissions in any bid documents and/or information obtained from other sources. It is each prospective bidder’s responsibility to check these sites through to the close of bids for any applicable addenda or updates.

LaTonda Simmons, City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

Newspaper publication date: January 17, 2020




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