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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Los Gatos, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030, until 2:00 PM, FRIDAY, December 1, 2017 for the following project: Project #16-816-0410 Bicknell Rd. Storm Drain Improvements

at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Sealed proposals must be clearly marked on the outside with the Project name or number, date, and time of bid.

This following information is presented to indicate the size of the project and no warrant is made or intended as to final quantities:

The project includes the abandonment and relocation of a new storm sewer pipe on Smith Creek Drive at Bicknell Rd. in the Town of Los Gatos. The project includes the replacement of a Town monument, removal and replacement of asphalt concrete, and associated work to install the new pipeline.

All contractors and subcontractors have been required since April 1, 2015 to be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR). No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or may work on a public works project unless registered with DIR.

All contractors and subcontractors must furnish electronic certified payroll records directly to the Labor Commissioner (aka Division of Labor Standards Enforcement). For additional information, visit the DIR website at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/PublicWorks.html.

Each bid must be accompanied by a cashier's check, certified check, or Bidder's Bond executed by a corporate surety authorized to engage in such business in the State of California, payable to the Town of Los Gatos, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the Base Bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond in an amount equal to one-hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, and a Labor and Material Bond in an amount equal to one-hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. Said bonds shall also be executed by a corporate surety authorized to engage in such business in the State of California and be made payable to the Town of Los Gatos. Original Bidder’s Bond with surety seal must accompany the bid.

If the successful bidder fails, neglects, or refuses for TEN (10) calendar days after the award of the contract to enter into the contract to perform the work, the cashier's check, certified check, or Bidder's Bond accompanying the bid and the amount therein named, shall be declared forfeited to the Town and shall be collected by it and paid into its general fund. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid for a period of SIXTY (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening thereof, and the same shall be subject to acceptance by the Town during this period.

The Town reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive any irregularities in any bids and its determination as to which bid is the lowest responsible bid and is for the best interest of the Town shall be final. The Town shall have SIXTY (60) calendar days from and after the opening of the bids within which to make its determination.

The Contractor receiving the award of the contract shall begin work within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall diligently prosecute the same to completion within the time restrictions as listed in the technical specifications and all work shall be completed by the time allotted in the technical specifications.

The Contractor shall have TWENTY (20) working days to complete this project. Working days will be counted upon the Contractor’s receipt of the Notice to Proceed, as noted above.

At the time the Contractor’s bid proposal is submitted, the Contractor shall possess a valid Class A California General Contractor's License. The Contractor shall also possess a valid Town of Los Gatos Business License at the time the contract is awarded.

The Town of Los Gatos hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability. The Contractor or subcontractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The contractor shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 CFR, Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts. Failure by the Contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach of this contract, which may result in the termination of this contract, or such other remedy as recipient deems appropriate.

Prevailing Rate of Wages: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the Town Council hereby determines that the general prevailing per diem rate of wages in the Town of Los Gatos, for laborers and for each craft or type of worker and mechanic employed in the execution of the contract, is the Union Wage Scale established for Santa Clara County, which wage scale as of the execution date of the contract is incorporated herein as if fully set forth. Overtime shall be not less than one and one-half (1-1/2) times the established rates. Sundays and holidays shall be not less than two (2) times the established rates. In payment of labor, the Contractor shall comply with the provisions of Labor Code Sections 1770 to 1781 inclusive (Article 2, Chapter 1, Part 7, Division 2), and any acts amendatory thereto.

For any moneys earned by the Contractor and withheld by the Town to ensure the performance of the contract, the Contractor may, at the Contractor's request and expense, substitute securities equivalent to the amount withheld in the form and manner and subject to the conditions provided in Article 8, (commencing with Section 10263), Chapter 1, Part 2, Division 2 of the Public Contract Code of the State of California.

Plans and Specifications may be viewed at no cost or purchased for a non-refundable fee of fifty-two dollars ($52.00) via the internet at www.printscharlesrepro.com (Plan Vault). Plans and Specifications may also be purchased by calling or emailing Prints Charles Reprographics at (408) 240-3330 or incoming@printscharlesrepro.com. Please make checks payable to Prints Charles Reprographics. Bidders requesting that Plans and Specifications be mailed/shipped to them will be charged the full cost of shipping. Plans, Specifications, and Plan Holder’s list may also be viewed at the website noted above.

ATTEST:
/s/Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
PUB: LG 11/10/17 & 11/17/17
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
ADOPT ORDINANCE 2263 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING ARTICLE XII, SECTION 14.120.010- 14.120.030 OF THE LOS GATOS TOWN CODE TO PROHIBIT RETAIL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES, RETAIL CANNABIS CULTIVATION, RETAIL CANNABIS PROCESSING, COMMERCIAL CANNABIS ACTIVITY, DELIVERY OF CANNABIS AND CANNABIS PRODUCTS, AND OUTDOOR CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS IN THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS (SUMMARIZED)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that at its meeting of Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Town Council conducted the introduction and first reading, and at its meeting of Tuesday, November 7, 2017 the Town Council adopted Ordinance 2263 An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos Amending Article Xii, Section 14.120.010- 14.120.030 Of The Los Gatos Town Code To Prohibit Retail Cannabis Dispensaries, Retail Cannabis Cultivation, Retail Cannabis Processing, Commercial Cannabis Activity, Delivery Of Cannabis And Cannabis Products, And Outdoor Cultivation Of Cannabis In The Town Of Los Gatos. AYES: Jensen, Leonardis, Rennie, Sayoc, Spector. NAYS: None. ABSENT: None. ABSTAIN: None. This ordinance was enacted and will go into effect thirty (30) days from that date. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Clerk Department, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030. If you wish to challenge the action of the Town Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town of Los Gatos Town Hall at, or prior to, the public hearing.

/s/ Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
Pub: LG 11/17/17 
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
ADOPT ORDINANCE 2264 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING CHAPTER 29 (ZONING REGULATIONS) OF THE TOWN CODE REGARDING CELLARS (SUMMARIZED)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that at its meeting of Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Town Council conducted the introduction and first reading, and at its meeting of Tuesday, November 7, 2017 the Town Council adopted Ordinance 2264 An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos Amending Chapter 29 (Zoning Regulations) Of The Town Code Regarding Cellars. AYES: Jensen, Leonardis, Rennie, Sayoc, Spector. NAYS: None. ABSENT: None. ABSTAIN: None.
This ordinance was enacted and will go into effect thirty (30) days from that date. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Clerk Department, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030. If you wish to challenge the action of the Town Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town of Los Gatos Town Hall at, or prior to, the public hearing.

/s/ Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
Pub: LG 11/17/17
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