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NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS - City Parks and Office Facilities

Post Date:11/17/2015 5:31 PM

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November 17, 2015


Landscape Maintenance Services for: City Parks and Office Facilities

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Coachella, as AGENCY invites sealed proposals for the above stated project and will receive such proposals in the Public Works Department up to the hour of 2:00 pm, day the 17TH day of December, 2015.

Proposals must be prepared on the approved proposal forms in conformance with the Instructions to Proposers and submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside “SEALED PROPOSAL LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICE FOR: CITY PARKS AND OFFICE FACILITIES– DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL.”

Bidders may obtain a copy of the Specifications and Contract Documents from the City of Coachella Website at, Public Works Department Bids and from the Public Works Department.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the City in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price.

The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials equipment, tools, labor, and incidentals as required by the Specifications and Contract Documents for the above stated project.

This contract will be for a twenty-four (24) month period after notice to proceed with an option to extend the contract for an additional year based on contractor performance. Work will commence one day after notice to proceed is given.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the Coachella Corporate Yard located at 53462 Enterprise Way, Coachella 92236 on the following date and time: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10 a.m. Prospective bidders may visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the Public Works Department. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

Requests for clarifications, questions and comments must be clearly labeled, “Written Questions” and addressed to Maritza Martinez, City of Coachella, Public Works Department. The City is not responsible for failure to respond to a request that has not been labeled as such. All questions must be emailed to Maritza Martinez at and be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2015.

In accordance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770, 1773, 1773.1, 1773.6 and 1773.7 as amended, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages according with standards set forth in Section 1773 for the locality in which the Work is to be performed, A copy of said wage rates is on file at the City Clerk’s office of the City. Any contract entered into pursuant to this notice will incorporate the provisions of the State Labor Code. A copy of said wage rates can be obtained by accessing the Department of Industrial Relations website at: research.html, or by contacting the District Office at 464 West Fourth Street, Room 348, San Bernardino, CA 92401, telephone (909) 383-4334.

The AGENCY reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any irregularity, to accept any bid or portion thereof, and to take all proposals under advisement for a period of sixty (60) days.

At the time of contract award, the prime contractor shall possess a C-27 Landscape Contractors license.

Questions pertaining to the technical aspects of the contract should be directed to Maritza Martinez (760) 501-8111.

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