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Addenda and other bid changes will be distributed by email only to Plan Holders with email addresses,
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Public Works ID NO:
E.S.E.R. 2014 Fire Station 2 Generator Replacement
Request for Bids or Qualifications/Proposals
Estimated Cost/Contract Amount:
In excess of $830,000.00
Bid/Proposal Submission Location:
Bids shall be submitted online via ShareFile until 2:30:00 p.m. on January 6, 2021, after which the bid opening will be conducted live online via Microsoft Teams.
240 consecutive calendar days
Project Zip Code:
Local Business Enterprise (LBE)
City's Surety Bond Program
City's Surety Bond Program
12/11/20 - Pre-bid Conference & site walk video: https://youtu.be/98cTmlXeT00.
12/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
Bidders will receive 15 points for attending the pre-bid conference; applies to LBE Subcontracting Participation.
As part of the Earthquake, Safety and Emergency Response Program to replace obsolete generators, this project involves the replacement of an emergency diesel generator at Fire Station no. 2 which will be mounted on new rooftop equipment pad with integrated “belly” fuel tank. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, installation of a new remote fuel fill station, equipment to be installed in new alcove within exterior wall at south alley, modification to existing electrical service, modification/removal of existing underground fuel piping, and installation of new generator, piping, and accessories on the roof.
Bid Documents or RFQ/P Package
Digital files of Bid Documents, Plan Holders Lists, and Addenda may be downloaded at no cost from the Public Works Electronic Bid Documents Download site at www.sfpublicworks.org/biddocs.
Please visit the Contracts, Bids and Payments webpage at www.sfpublicworks.org for more information (click on Resources > Contractor Resources).
Notices regarding Addenda and other bid changes will be distributed by email to Plan Holders.
Class "B” license required to bid.
On July 1, 2014, the registration program under section 1725.5 of the California Labor Code went into effect. The program requires that all contractors and subcontractors who bid or work on a public works project register and pay an annual fee to the California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”).
No contractor or subcontractor may be listed in a bid or awarded a contract for a public works project unless registered with the DIR as required by Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].
This Project shall incorporate the required partnering elements for Partnering Level 1. Refer to Section 01 31 33 for more details.
Pursuant to San Francisco Administrative Code (“Administrative Code”) Section 6.25 and Chapter 25 of the Environment Code, “Clean Construction” is required for the performance of all work.
This Contract is subject to the requirements of Administrative Code Chapter 12X, which prohibits contracting in states with laws that allow discrimination. The City is prohibited from entering into any Contract with a Contractor that has its United States headquarters in a state on the Covered State List or where any or all of the work on the contract will be performed in any of those states on the Covered State List. Administrative Code Chapter 12X and a list of states on the Covered State List can be found at: http://sfgsa.org/chapter-12x-anti-lgbt-state-ban-list.
The Specifications include liquidated damages. Contract will be on a Lump Sum Bid Items basis. Progressive payments will be made.
A bid may be rejected if the City determines that any of the bid item prices are materially unbalanced to the potential detriment of the City.
Bid discounts may be applied as per Administrative Code Chapter 14B. LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement is 20%. Call Finbarr Jewell at (415) 558-4080 for details. In accordance with Administrative Code Chapter 14B requirements, all bidders shall submit documented good faith efforts with their bids, except those who exceed the above stated LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement by 35%. Bidders must achieve 80 out of 100 points to be deemed responsive. Bidders will receive 15 points for attending the pre-bid conference, if scheduled. Refer to CMD Form 2B.
A corporate surety bond or certified check for ten percent (10%) of the amount bid must accompany each
bid. Administrative Code Section 6.22(a) requires all construction greater than $25,000 to include
performance and payment bonds for 100% of the contract award.
In accordance with Administrative Code Chapter 6, no bid is accepted and no contract in excess of
$600,000 is awarded by the City and County of San Francisco until such time as the General Manager of
the Recreation and Park Department recommends the contract for award, and the Recreation and Park
Commission then adopts a resolution awarding the Contract. Pursuant to Charter Section 3.105, all
contract awards are subject to certification by the Controller as to the availability of funds.
Minimum wage rates for this project must comply with the current General Prevailing Wage as determined
by the State Department of Industrial Relations. Minimum wage rates other than applicable to General
Prevailing Wage must comply with Administrative Code Chapter 12P, Minimum Compensation
This Project is subject to the requirements of the San Francisco Local Hiring Policy for Construction
(''Policy'') as set forth in Administrative Code Section 6.22(g). Bidders are hereby advised that the
requirements of the Policy will be incorporated as a material term of any contract awarded for the
Project. Refer to Section 00 73 30 of the Project Manual for more information.
Bidders are hereby advised that the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded must be certified by the Contract Monitoring Division as being in compliance with the Equal Benefits Provisions of Chapter 12B of the Administrative Code within two weeks after notification of award.
If a bidder objects on any ground to any bid specification or legal requirement imposed by this Advertisement for Bids, the bidder shall, no later than the 10th working day prior to the date of Bid opening, provide written notice to the Contract Administration Division, San Francisco Public Works, setting forth with specificity the grounds for the objection.
Right reserved to reject any or all bids and waive any minor irregularities.