The City of Patterson is soliciting a request for bids for construction for the WQCF Administration Building. The work consists of a new, LEED Certified, 3,270 square foot, ground-up one-tory wood- framed Administration Building with a laboratory, offices, restrooms, lockers, parking (covered and uncovered), security gates and fencing, and landscaping as shown on the Plans, entitled: “WQCF Administration Building” all other Plans, Drawings, Specifications, and the provisions of this Contract.
The City of Patterson hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged 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, religious creed, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. The bidder must meet the minimum Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal described in Article 5 of Section 00 45 54 to be considered responsive.
The City will conduct a non-mandatory pre-bid jobsite meeting tour to familiarize prospective bidders with the project and site conditions. The meeting will be conducted at 2:00 pm on January 5, 2022. Bidders/bid walk attendees (Attendees) shall assemble at City of Patterson City Hall Council Chambers located at 1 Plaza, Patterson, CA; the tour will then proceed to the City’s Water Quality Control Facility (WQCF) on located on Poplar Avenue. This is the only time that the WQCF will be open for inspection. Attendees who wish to attend may do so if they comply with State of California and Stanislaus County health orders and meet the following requirements: maintain social distance, wear a face covering, cover your sneeze and cough (do not cough/sneeze into your hands), and no physical contact. Attendees must bring their own face covering and a pen to sign the sign-in sheet. Attendees who do not meet the above requirements will not be allowed to leave their vehicles. If you feel sick or have been exposed to anyone who is sick, have a cough or fever, or other COVID-19 symptoms, do not attend the pre-bid jobsite inspection. No more than two persons per bidder shall be allowed at the pre-bid jobsite inspection.
No oral questions or interpretations shall be made to any bidder as to the meaning of the Contract Documents. Requests for interpretation shall be submitted in writing to Engineering, Building and Capital Projects Department until January 11, 2022 by 8:00 p.m.
The Work must be completed within 180 successive days after the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed.
OWNER reserves the right after opening Bids to reject any or all Bids, to waive any informality or non-responsiveness in a Bid, or to make award to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder and reject all other Bids, as it may best serve the interest of the OWNER.