96150 | 03/12/2021 | Ad id: 7-0000668563-01

INVITATION TO BID The South Tahoe Public Utility District (STPUD) invites sealed bids by electronic submission only for the construction of the Aeration Blower System Emergency Power and Secondary Clarifier Nos. 1 and 2 Rehabilitation Project. Electronic Bids will be received until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Hard copy original Bid Bond (or other acceptable form of bid security) MUST be delivered to District in advance of Bid deadline. Bids submitted after this time will not be accepted by the electronic bidding system. All bids that have been timely received will be publicly opened and the content read aloud via web conference online. Access information for this conference will be provided at a later date. All interested parties are invited to attend. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date, as required in the Bid Form. The site of the work is located at the STPUD Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California. The work to be performed consists of but is not limited to: The Project consists of a new standby generator and rehabilitation of Secondary Clarifiers Nos. 1 and 2 at the STPUD Wastewater Treatment Plant including mechanical, structural, electrical, and instrumentation improvements. This includes installation of a new standby generator; installation of a new automatic transfer switch in the Emergency Pumping Station; demolition of the existing sludge collector mechanisms and replacement with new sludge collector mechanisms and appurtenances; seismic retrofits and rehabilitation of the existing concrete tanks; replacement of existing secondary clarifier handrail and V-notch weirs; installation of new density current baffles; demolition and replacement of existing RAS piping; new clarifier drive in existing MCC; integration of new sludge collector mechanism controls to the PLC; and site civil improvements including excavation, grading, and paving as required to accommodate new improvements. A copy of the Contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the South Tahoe Public Utility District Offices, 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California. In order to download the Contract Documents and receive addendums and notifications when issued, Bidders must register as a vendor at the District's Vendor Portal: Electronic bids will also be submitted through this website. Paper bids will not be accepted. Contract Documents are available for free download on the District's Vendor Portal. For assistance in downloading these documents or registering as a vendor contact Star Glaze, Contracts Administrator at (530) 543-6205. All bids are to be submitted electronically as required in Section 00_20_00 - Instructions to Bidders. After electronic bidding, each bidder shall submit their original Bid Forms to South Tahoe Public Utility District at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California by 2:00 P.M on May 6, 2021. Questions or comments regarding this project must be submitted electronically via our electronic bidding system and must be received by the District no later than 4:00 pm, on April 20, 2021. Questions received after the date indicated will not be accepted. Phone Calls, Emails and faxes will not be accepted. Responses from the District will be communicated via the electronic bidding system. This project is being funded, in part, by the California Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Program. The Contractor will be required to comply with State and federal contract rules and regulations including requirements for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and American Iron and Steel (AIS) as detailed in Sections 00_74_00 and 00_75_00 of the Specifications. The prime contractor is required to provide documentation that the local U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and/or the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce were notified of the contracting opportunity at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the bid opening date. A bid will be considered non-responsive unless it includes the forms required in Section 00_75_00 to be completed and submitted with the Bid. A virtual mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2021, at 10:00 am. Access information for this conference will be provided at a later date. Any bidder absent from the Pre-Bid Conference shall have their bid disqualified as non responsive. A virtual tour of the site of work will be conducted as part of the virtual Pre-Bid Conference. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code section 3300, the South Tahoe Public Utility District has determined that the bidder shall possess a valid class A contractor license at the time of bid opening, the Contract is awarded and for the duration of the Contract. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to awarding the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of award. THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS AS OULINED IN THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS Publication: March 12, 2021 Ad #0000668563