KRISTA MUTUAL WATER COMPANY NOTICE TO BIDDERS METER INSTALLATION PROJECT The work consists of the installation of radio-head water meters for 179 service connections for Krista Mutual Water Company customers. Sealed bids will be received by Krista Mutual Water Company by QK prior to 3:00:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the QK Bakersfield office located at 5080 California Avenue Suite 220, Bakersfield, CA 93309, and following said deadline all bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder, the bidders state registration number, the name of the project and the statement Do Not Open Until the Time of Bid Opening. Bids received after said deadline or without the required registration number will be returned unopened to the bidder.#r. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting and project site tour will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 10:00am beginning at Krista Mutual Water Company Office located at 3534 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park, Ca 93225. Contractors shall personally examine the project site prior to bidding. Bidding Documents may be obtained from QK. Interested parties must contact Stephanie Hermeston, Assistant Project Manager with QK at (661) 616-2600 or to register as a plan holder and receive the documents. Bidding Documents may be examined or purchased at the following location: QK, 5080 California Avenue Suite 220, Bakersfield, CA 93309. Charges for documents will be as follows: Complete base set of full-size Bidding Documents (specifications and full-size drawings) $100.00 Digital files available for download $0.00 Mailing, if required $150.00 Charges are not refundable, whether the documents are returned or not. Prevailing Wage Rates: Pursuant to Section 1770, California Labor Code, the successful Bidder shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of California Department of Industrial Relations. Prevailing wage rate information is available on the internet at the following website address: This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 and 1771.1. Bidders shall furnish a Bid Security with their Bidders Proposal in the amount of 10% of the base bid amount. OWNER reserves the right after opening Bids to reject any or all Bids, to waive any informality or non-responsiveness in a Bid, or to make award to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder and reject all other Bids, as it may best serve the interest of the OWNER. Contractors License Classification: In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code, Section 3300, Krista Mutual Water Company has determined that bidder shall possess a valid Class A Contractors License issued by the State of California at the time of Bid opening and for the duration of the contract. Failure to possess the specified licenses shall render the Bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award of the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of Bid opening. The Contractors State License Board may be contacted at 9821 Business Park, Sacramento, CA 95827; PO Box 26000, Sacramento, CA 95826; (800) 321-2752.#2. BY THE ORDER OF THE KRISTA MUTUAL WATER COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS June 23, 30, 2022 86540