City of Lakeport, California

Downtown Tree Installment Project Bid Documents



BID NO. 17-02


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Lakeport as AGENCY, invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the City Clerk, 225 Park Street, Lakeport, CA 95453 up to the hour of 3:30 p.m., on the 22nd day of February, 2017. The bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:30 p.m. on the 2nd day of February 2017, in the Lakeport City Hall Front Conference Room.

The work is located on Main Street from First Street to Fourth Street. The project consists of installing trees in existing tree wells including but not limited to excavation; installation of tree root barrier; installation of electrical outlet box (no wiring); providing and installing trees; irrigation; and providing maintenance for a period of 6 months, and all other necessary work to complete the project per the contract plans and special provisions.                                               

Copies of the plans, specifications, and contract documents are available from the City of Lakeport website at

DOWNTOWN TREE INSTALLATION PROJECT,  BID NO. 17-02. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code § 3300, and Business and Professions Code § 7028.15(e), the Agency has determined that the contractor shall possesses a valid Class A or C-27 contractor’s license at the time that the contract is awarded. Failure to possess the specified license shall render a bidder’s bid as non-responsive and shall bar award of the contract to any bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of the award.

CONTRACTORS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE LICENSED AND REGULATED BY THE CONTRACTORS’ STATE LICENSE BOARD. ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING A CONTRACTOR MAY BE REFERRED TO THE REGISTRAR, CONTRACTORS’ STATE LICENSE BOARD, P.O. BOX 2600, SACRAMENTO, CA 95826. At the time the contract is awarded, the contractor shall be properly licensed in accordance with the laws of this state. The first payment for work or material shall not be made unless and until the Registrar of Contractors verifies to the Agency that the records of the Contractors’ State License Board indicate that the contractor was properly licensed at the time the contract was awarded. Any bidder or contractor not so licensed shall be subject to all legal penalties imposed by law including, but not limited to, any appropriate disciplinary action by the Contractors’ State Board. Failure of the bidder to obtain proper and adequate licensing for an award of a contract shall constitute a failure to execute the contract and shall result in the forfeiture of the security of the bidder. (Public Contract Code § 20103.5)

CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO BE REGISTERED WITH THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS FOR ANY BID PROPOSAL SUBMITTED ON OR AFTER MARCH 1, 2015, AND FOR ANY CONTRACT FOR PUBLIC WORK ENTERED INTO ON OR AFTER APRIL 1, 2015. A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, be listed on a bid proposal for, or perform any public work contract unless it is currently registered with the California Department of Industrial Relations as described in Labor Code § 1725.5.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Lakeport Engineer's Office at (707) 263-5615 x20

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