Engineering & Transportation
The City of Salinas is currently accepting submittals for the Construction Bids linked below. Prospective bidders may view and print the packages as needed; however, it is the responsibility of prospective bidders to periodically check the website for any addenda prior to the due date.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Small Business Enterprises (SBEs)
The City of Salinas is fully committed to encouraging participation of certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) in the performance of public works contracts financed in whole or in part with federal funds [as required by Title 49 Part 26.5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)].
In accordance with the new section added to 49CFR Part 26, the City of Salinas DBE Program has been revised to include a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Element aimed at facilitating competition by certified SBEs.
All prospective bidders are encouraged to use services offered by certified DBEs and SBEs.
The Department of Transportation, Office of Business & Economic Opportunity maintains a complete listing of certified DBE firms, which is updated daily.
Applications for DBE certification are available at the State of California Business Forms web page: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/business_forms.htm
Applications for SBE certification are available at the State of California Department of General Services Procurement Division web page: http://www.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/OSDS/GetCertified.aspx
If you have questions, please contact Public Works Labor Compliance Officer, Hilda Garcia at 831-758-7237.
Public Works Contractors
In order to assist prospective bidders, as well as winning contractors, about their responsibilities under California law in regards to prevailing wage and employment of apprentices the Department of Industrial Relations has launched a campaign called "Building Compliance & Community Alliance".
The campaign features a free, online Public Works Tool Kit for Contractors that will help understand the apprenticeship. Among the many resources found on www.calpublicworks.com are the forms needed for public works projects. The required forms are listed below.
- DAS Form140 – Contract Award Information
Contract award information must be sent to your Apprenticeship Committee if you are approved to train. If you are NOT approved to train, you must send the information to ALL applicable apprenticeship Committees in your craft or trade in the area of the public works project.
- DAS Form 142 - Request for Dispatch of an Apprentice
This form is used to request the dispatch of an apprentice from the Apprenticeship Committee in the craft or trade in the area of the public work to be done. Visit http://www.dir.ca.gov/DAS/PublicWorksForms.htm for information about programs in your area and trade. You may also consult your local Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) office whose telephone number may be found in your local directory under California, State of Industrial Relations, Division of Apprenticeship Standards, or at http://www.dir.ca.gov/das/DAS_Offices.htm.
- CAC Form 2 - Training Fund Contributions
Contractors approved to train and who contribute to an apprenticeship program are entitled to a full credit in the amount of those contributions. Contractors who DO NOT contribute to an apprenticeship program must submit their contributions using CAC Form 2 or a letter with all pertinent information to: California Apprenticeship Council, PO Box 420603, San Francisco, CA 94142-0603. (For details, please see the instructions at http://www.dir.ca.gov/cac/Form2-Ins.pdf
- Certified Payroll Reporting Format
- Public Works Payroll Reporting Form A-1-131 http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/publicWorksPayrollInstructions.htm
- Statement of Employer Payments PW 26