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RFP #2019-03 Invitation to Bid Pillar Point Harbor Boat Launch Ramp Dredging: Closed May 1, 2019

PPH Boat Launch Ramp Dredging Bid Opening.pdf

Please see Addendum 1 below:

ADDENDUM 1  PPH Boat Launch Ramp Dredging


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received in the Harbor District Administrative Offices, San Mateo County Harbor District (District), either by U.S. Postal Service addressed to its mailing address, PO Box 1449, El Granada, CA 94018, or by courier or personal delivery to 504 Avenue Alhambra, 2nd Floor, El Granada, CA 94018, on May 01, 2019, by 2:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read for the following:

CONTRACT NO. 2019-03

Pillar Point Harbor Boat Launch Ramp Dredging

The District seeks bids for dredging of sediment that has accumulated on and adjacent to the Pillar Point Harbor boat launch ramps. Dredging shall be performed using land-based equipment (e.g. long-reach excavator). Bids shall be submitted on the District’s “Bid Form” and enclosed in a sealed envelope marked “CONTRACT NO. 2019-03 Pillar Point Harbor Launch Ramp Maintenance Dredging” and plainly endorsed with Bidder’s name and address.

Bidders bidding as the prime contractor must possess a valid State of California Contractor’s License at the time of contract award.  All subcontractors, if any, must be properly licensed by the State of California to perform specialized trades.

A recommended pre-bid conference and site visit will be held prior to the date of bid opening. District staff and consultants will be available to answer general questions pertaining to the solicitation documents and the specifications. Any questions that may require staff research to answer or that will otherwise modify the meaning or intent of this solicitation shall be submitted to the District in writing as described in Special Provision 1.8.  The pre-bid conference will take place on April 8, 2019 at 10:30 AM at 1 Johnson Pier, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. There will be a site visit immediately following the pre-bid conference. 


Bids must be accompanied by a deposit either in the form of a certified or cashier’s check or Bidder’s Bond, as described in the documents, which shall be applied to damages sustained by the District in the event that the successful Bidder fails or refuses to enter into a contract awarded to it by the District.

Requests for modifications or clarifications of any requirement must be submitted in writing to San Mateo County Harbor District, Interim General Manager, John Moren by e-mail at or by facsimile at (650) 583-4614 by April 12, 2019 at 4:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

This is a Public Works Contract.  The general prevailing rates of per diem wages and the general prevailing rates for regular (straight) time, holiday and overtime work in San Mateo County for each craft, classification and type of worker needed to execute the Contract shall be set forth in the current General Prevailing Wage Determinations made by the Director of Industrial Relations pursuant to California Labor Code Sections 1720 et seq.  The current General Prevailing Wage Determinations are incorporated into the Contract, and are available at the California Department of Industrial Relations' website (   Should the general prevailing wage rates not specify a wage determination for a particular type of worker, attention is directed to 8 CCR 16202(b) regarding petitioning the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations for a special wage determination.  

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, both in the amount set forth in the Special Provisions.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful Bidder may submit certain securities in lieu of the District withholding funds from progress payments (retention) during the Project.

Bids will be examined and reported to the Interim General Manager within ninety (90) calendar days after the bids have been opened.  The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid or in the bid procedure, or to postpone the bid opening for good cause.  No Bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of ninety (90) calendar days after the date of opening of the bids.  Each Bidder will be notified of award of contract, if award is made.

Contractors and subcontractors must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) at the time of bid, or else the bid may be rejected as non-responsive. (See Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1.)  For federally funded projects, the contractor and subcontractors must be registered at the time of contract award. (See Labor Code section 1771.1(a).  Each bidder must submit proof of contractor registration with DIR (e.g. a hard copy of the relevant page of the DIR's database found at:  This Contract is subject to monitoring and enforcement by the DIR pursuant to Labor Code Section 1771.4.

To inspect and obtain the Bid Documents or for additional information, please contact San Mateo County Harbor District, Interim General Manager, John Moren by telephone at (650) 583-4962, by facsimile at (650) 583-4614, or by e-mail at


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