San Carlos, CA

City Library Stair Repair Project

Department: Public Works
: Call for Bids
Start Date : 06/22/2023
Close Date : 07/11/2023 2:00 PM
Question Cut-Off Date
: 06/30/2023 5:00 PM


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals or bids for the CITY LIBRARY STAIR REPAIR PROJECT NO. C2114 are due at the San Carlos City Clerk’s Office– 600 Elm Street, San Carlos, CA 94070 by July 11, 2023, at the hour of 2:00 p.m. Note - City Hall is closed to the public every Wednesday and Friday. No Pre-Bid meeting has been scheduled for this project.

Class B, Contractor’s 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 replacing existing stairs with new steel stringers with precast concrete treads, removing and replacing concrete sidewalk at landing, and reconstructing handrails. The Engineer’s Estimate is between $100,000 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 the Contractor (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 their 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: June 23 and 28, 2023

Available Documents:
  1. C2214 - Notice Inviting Sealed Proposals.pdf
  2. Q&A
  3. Q&A -R1

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