PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lassen Transit Service Agency, hereafter the LTSA or Agency, is requesting proposals for the LTSA BUS STOP IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT. Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the Lassen Transit Service Agency, Lassen County, 707 Nevada Street, Suite #4, Susanville, California 96130, until 4:00 pm on March 10, 2022, at which time they will be publicly opened and referred to the evaluating committee. The LTSA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.
CONTRACTOR shall, at its sole cost and expense, furnish all facilities, equipment, and other materials necessary to construct new bus stop improvements in accordance with the plans and specifications for the project.
At the time this contract is awarded, the Contractor shall possess a Class B License.
This contract is subject to the provisions of Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, which provides for the substitution of securities for any monies withheld by a public agency to ensure performance under a contract. The bidder’s attention is directed to said Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code for the specific requirements and provisions for such substitutions of securities if requested by the Contractor.
This contract is subject to state contract nondiscrimination and compliance requirements pursuant to Government Code, Section 12990.
Bid Book with special provisions, and proposal forms for bidding this project can only be obtained at the Lassen County Department of Public Works, Room 200, 707 Nevada Street Suite 4, Susanville, California 96130, FAX No. (530) 251-2675, Telephone No. (530) 251-8288, and it may be purchased at the following non-refundable prices:
Plans: $ 5.00 Specifications: $5.00 Mailing Fee: $10.00
The successful bidder shall furnish a payment bond equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and a performance bond equal to one-hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.
The Contractor shall also furnish Certificates of Insurance, with the Lassen Transit Service Agency named as additional insured, in amounts and coverage as specified in the Specifications.
A pre-bid meeting (non-mandatory) will be held at the LTSA office, 707 Nevada Street, Room 207, Susanville, CA on February 23, 2022 at 9:00 AM.
The Agency will consider bidder inquiries only when made in writing and shall be submitted to Lassen Transit Service Agency by facsimile or email:
Lassen Transit Service Agency
707 Nevada Street, Suite 4
Susanville, California 96130
Fax Number: (530) 251-2674
Inquiries or questions based on alleged patent ambiguity of the plans, specifications or estimate must be communicated as a bidder inquiry prior to bid opening. Any such inquiries or questions, submitted after bid opening, will not be treated as a bid protest.
The Lassen Transit Service Agency 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, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.
Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code the general prevailing wage rates in the county in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wage rates are predetermined and set forth in the serially numbered Bid Book issued for bidding purposes entitled, “Lassen Transit Service Agency, State of California, Notice to Contractor’s, Special Provisions, Proposal and Contract for “LTSA BUS STOP IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT” and in copies of said book that may be examined at the offices described above where project, special provisions and proposal forms may be seen or are available from the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at http://www.dir.ca.gov. Addenda to modify wage rates, if necessary, will be issued to holders of the above referenced books. Future effective general prevailing wage rates, which have been predetermined, and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations, are referenced but not printed in the general prevailing wage rates.
Contractor Registration with California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR):
Labor Code Section 1771.1(a):
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 works, as defined in this chapter, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5
The Lassen Transit Service Agency may waive any informalities or minor defects or reject any and all bids. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof. Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered. No bidder may withdraw a bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Should there be reasons why the contract cannot be awarded within the specified period; the time may be extended by mutual agreement between the Agency and the bidder.
Board of Directors
Lassen Transit Service Agency
State of California
February 23, 2022 Pre Bid Meeting - 9:00 AM at LTSA office, 707 Nevada Street, room 207, Susanville CA
March 01, 2022 Last day to submit Contractor Clarification Requests (5:00 PM close of business)
March 04, 2022 Last day that Addendum will be issued
March 10, 2022 Bid Opening – 4:00 PM at 707 Nevada Street, Susanville, CA