Open Proposals for Services

Humboldt Waste Management Authority NOTICE TO BIDDERS 
FOR 
2019 Stormwater Improvements

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed standard Proposals for the 2019 Stormwater Improvements will be received at the Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) Office at 1059 West Hawthorne St., Eureka, CA 95501 from bidders, until 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at which time, or as soon thereafter as possible, the total bid amounts will be publicly opened and read. Bids shall be addressed to the Humboldt Waste Management Authority “SEALED BID 2019 Stormwater Improvements.”  Bids are required for the entire work described herein.  No electronic or fax bids will be accepted.   

The work consists of installing storm water related improvements, including replacing two existing oil-water separators with pre-cast concrete clarifier structures, installing new storm drain piping, paving improvements along the west side of the transfer station building, and installation of a filtration trench and gravity block wall.  All work is to be performed at the West Hawthorne Street Transfer Station, generally on the west and southern sides of the facility as shown on the Drawings.   

Bid Documents and reference materials may be inspected and/or copies obtained at the Humboldt Waste Management Authority Office at 1059 West Hawthorne St., Eureka, CA 95501 for no fee by calling (707) 268-8680 and or viewed on-line at the HWMA website: http://www.hwma.net.  No bid will be considered unless it is made on the forms furnished by HWMA and is made in accordance with this bid package.  Each bidder must be licensed as required by law and as described in the Contract Documents.

The HWMA reserves the right to reject any or all bids or select the base bid plus any additive bid item or combination of additive bid items to determine which Proposal is, in its opinion, the lowest responsive bid of a responsible bidder and that which it deems in the best interest of the HWMA to accept.  The HWMA also reserves the right to waive any information not material to cost or performance in any Proposal or bid. 

Pursuant to provisions of Section 1770 et seq. of the Labor Code of the State of California, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, State of California, has ascertained the general prevailing rate of wages for straight time, overtime, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Copies of the general prevailing wage determination applicable to the work is on file in the HWMA administrative offices and shall be made available to any interested party on request.

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations 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 unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.  

The prime contractor for the work herein shall possess a valid State of California, Class A (General Engineering), or Class C license(s) required to perform the described Work.  

Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, this contract includes provisions that allow substitutions of certain types of securities in lieu of the HWMA withholding a portion of the partial payments due the Contractor to insure performance under this contract. 

Dated: April 12, 2019

Jill K. Duffy 
Executive Director 
Humboldt Waste Management Authority

Click here to download the 2019 Stormwater Improvements Bid Documents.

Click here to download the 2019 Stormwater Improvements Engineer's Estimate.

Click here to Download Addendum #1 of the 2019 Stormwater Improvments Bid Document.