Legal Notices

The Town welcomes participation in public hearings. As a courtesy, below are current notices for upcoming land use, code amendments, and other items pending before the Town's deciding bodies.
DATE: JUNE 23, 2017


PROJECT LOCATION: 26 Alpine Avenue
Architecture and Site Application S-16-052
Mitigated Negative Declaration ND-17-001

Requesting approval to construct a new single-family residence and remove a large protected tree on vacant property zoned R-1:20. APN 529-37-042.
PROPERTY OWNER: Tobin and Susan Corey

The Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration are available for review online at, in the Community Development Department and Town Clerk’s office at 110 E. Main Street, and at the reference desk in the Los Gatos Town Library, located at 100 Villa Avenue (check Town’s website for hours of operation at Please Note: Town offices will be closed July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day.

The public comment period for this Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration is 30 days and expires on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Comments should be submitted in writing to Associate Planner Jocelyn Puga in the Community Development Department at the above address or emailed to

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call the Community Development Department at (408) 354-6872.

/s/ Joel Paulson, Secretary
Pub 6/23/17
TIME: 7:00 P.M.

155 N. Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite A – Conditional Use Permit Application U-17-006. Requesting approval for a minor restaurant use (Casablanca Teas) on property zoned C-2. APN 510-17-096. PROPERTY OWNER: Mike Rugani. APPLICANT: Casablanca Teas, LLC. PROJECT PLANNER: Erin Walters.

Information concerning the above application is on file in the Community Development Department at 110 E. Main Street, and available for public inspection during regular public counter hours 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; and the Town Library, 100 Villa Avenue, during regular business hours.

The staff report to the Planning Commission will be available for public review three days prior to the meeting in the Community Development Department from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Town Clerk’s Office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the Town Library, during regular business hours; and on the Town’s website at Please note: Town offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

All persons interested in said application are encouraged to appear at the public hearing and be heard. If anyone wishes to challenge the action on the above application in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues they or anyone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Deadline for all written correspondence is 11:00 a.m. the day of the meeting.

/s/Joel Paulson, Secretary
Pub LG 6/30/17

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, THURSDAY, July 13, 2017

for the following project: Project #16-812-0125 CROSSWALK 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 traffic signal modifications and intersection improvements at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue/Blossom Hill Road/Mariposa Avenue as well as installation of crosswalk lights and intersection improvements at the intersection of Los Gatos-Almaden Road and Cherry Blossom Lane in the Town of Los Gatos. Work includes, but is not limited to, removal of existing sidewalk and medians, modification of existing traffic signal equipment, installation of new ramps and cobble islands, removal of existing striping and pavement markings and restriping with new configuration as shown on the plans.

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:

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-five (25) working days to complete this project. Working days will be counted upon the Contractor’s receipt of the Notice to Proceed and begin on the first day of work, as noted above.

At the time the Contractor’s bid proposal is submitted, the Contractor shall possess a valid Class A, C-8, or C-10 California 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 results 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 twenty-nine dollars ($29.00) via the internet at (Plan Vault). Plans and Specifications may also be purchased by calling or emailing Prints Charles Reprographics at (408) 240-3330 or 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.

/s/Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
PUB: LG 6/23/17 & 6/30/17