San Carlos, CA

2024 Sewer System Root Foaming Project

Department: Public Works
Call for Bids
Start Date: 
Close Date: 
10/3/2023 1:30 PM
Question Cut-Off Date: 
9/25/2023 5:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals or bids for the 2024 Sewer System Root Foaming Project, No. C1752 shall be received at the San Carlos City Clerk’s Office at City Hall – 600 Elm Street, San Carlos, CA 94070 by Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. and will immediately then be publicly opened, examined and announced by the City Clerk. Note - City Hall is closed to the public on Fridays. No Pre-Bid meeting has been scheduled for this project.

A Class A or a combination of Class C, Contractor’s License in addition to a Pesticide Applicator License is required for this work. Work will be done and payments will be made in accordance with provisions more particularly described in the plans and specifications.

The scope of work generally includes, but not limited to applying foaming root control in the existing sanitary sewer mains and manholes. Bids are required for the entire work described herein in accordance with the instructions to bidders. The Engineer’s Estimate is between $130,000 and $150,000.

Bids must be accompanied by a Proposal guarantee amounting to ten (10%) percent of the bid as described in the specifications. Said guarantee shall be forfeited to the City in case the bidder depositing the same does not, within fifteen days after written notice that the contract has been awarded to him (1) enter into a contract with the City and (2) furnish Performance and Payment Bonds as described in the specifications.

The City Council reserves the privilege of rejecting any and all proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any proposals or in the bidding. No bidder may withdraw his proposal for a period of ninety (90) calendar days after the date set for opening of proposals.

As a “Public Works” project and pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates for San Mateo County shall apply to this contract, as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations.

Plans and specifications, forms of proposals, bonds and contracts may be inspected or obtained from ARC Document Solutions at 829 Cherry Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070, (650) 631-2310; email at; or visit the City of San Carlos Website at Bidders must register with ARC Document Solutions to obtain further information.

Bidders are directed to the Instructions for Bidders for additional contract requirements.

Crystal Mui,
City Clerk

Published: September 13 and 18, 2023

Available Documents:

Notice Inviting Sealed Proposals - PDF

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