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.
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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

10:00 AM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 
  
for the following project: Project #13-31 Almond Grove Street Reconstruction Phase II

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 Portland cement concrete (PCC) and asphalt concrete (AC) pavement demolition, demolition of PCC curb and gutter, sidewalk, and driveways, subgrade preparation and grading, construction of PCC curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveways, PCC pavement, ADA curb ramps, adjusting utility covers and boxes, tree removal, landscaping, tree planting, storm drain improvements (curb inlets, storm drain piping, and manhole), striping and signage, traffic control and environmental protection on Almendra Avenue, Bayview Avenue, Bean Avenue, Glen Ridge Avenue, Massol Avenue, Nicholson Avenue, Tait Avenue and Wilder Avenue in the Almond Grove District in the Town of Los Gatos.

All contractors and subcontractors who bid or work on public works project must register and pay an annual fee to Department of Industrial Relations (DIR). Effective March 1, 2015, no contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal unless registered with DIR. Effective April 1, 2015, no contractor or subcontractor may work on a public works project unless registered by 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.

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 or the first day of construction, whichever is earlier, 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 diligently prosecute the work to completion within the number of days and times listed below:
- May 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017 (total of 107 working days)
- May 1, 2018 to October 1, 2018 (total of 107 working days)
- May 1, 2019 to October 1, 2019 (total of 107 working days)

During each time period the contractor must complete two (2) to three (3) streets per year, in place and complete. The Contractor may be allowed to start earlier in 2018 and 2019, weather permitting, and as agreed upon by the Town. The number of working days will remain the same.

Working days will be counted upon the Contractor’s receipt of the Notice to Proceed, as noted above. In the event that completion of the construction by the Contractor is delayed beyond the working days prescribed above for each individual time period, the Contractor shall pay the Town Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500.00) per day in liquidated damages for each and every calendar day until completion of the construction for the year.

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 Contractor shall perform, with the Contractor’s own forces, the contract work amounting to not less than 50 percent of the original total contract price.

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 eighty-seven dollars ($87.00) via the internet at www.printscharlesrepro.com (Plan Vault). Plans and Specifications may also be purchased by calling or e-mailing 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 3/3/17 and 3/10/17
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
PLANNING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DATE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
LOCATION: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 110 EAST MAIN STREET


30 Roberts Road and 6 Forest Avenue – Architecture and Site Application S-16-070 and Subdivision Application M-16-009. Requesting approval to demolish one multi-family dwelling with three units and one single-family dwelling, construct one multi-family dwelling with four units, and merge two lots into one lot on property zoned R-M:5-12. APN 529-10-003. PROPERTY OWNER: Tannka, LLC. APPLICANT: Gary King. PROJECT PLANNER: Levi Hill.

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 www.losgatosca.gov.

All persons interested in said applications are encouraged to appear at the public hearing and be heard. If anyone wishes to challenge the action on the above applications 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.

TOWN OF LOS GATOS
PLANNING COMMISSION
/s/Joel Paulson, Secretary
Pub LG 3/10/17
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the TOWN COUNCIL of the Town of Los Gatos has scheduled a public hearing for TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Civic Center, 110 East Main Street, Los Gatos, to:

SUBJECT: PLANNED DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION PD-15-001
Requesting approval to rezone a property prezoned HR-5 to HR-2½:PD, to allow for subdivision of one lot into five lots, construction of four new single-family homes, and removal of large protected trees. APN 537-25-002. PROPERTY LOCATION: 15215 Shannon Road. PROPERTY OWNER/APPLICANT: Fred N. Sahadi. PROJECT PLANNER: Jennifer Armer.

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 Town Council will be available for public review three days prior to the meeting in the Community Development Department and Town Clerk’s Department at 110 E. Main Street; the Town Library, 100 Villa Avenue, during regular business hours; and on the Town’s website at www.losgatosca.gov.

All INTERESTED PERSONS 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.

TOWN OF LOS GATOS
/s/ Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
Pub LG 3/10/17
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2017 BUSINESS TAX AND LICENSING
BUSINES LICENSE RENEWALS FOR ALL BUSINESSES INCLUDING
HOME-BASED BUSINESSES


Business license taxes were due January 3, 2017. As a courtesy, reminder notices were mailed in December 2016. Per Town Code Section 14.10.075, a third 25% late penalty will be assessed on April 3, 2017 if payment is not received by April 2, 2017. For more information, call (408) 354-6835.

/s/ Shelley Neis, Clerk Administrator
Pub LG 3/3/2017
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