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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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
FIRST READING AND INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE 2293 OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING CHAPTER 11 ARTICLE II, SECTIONS 11.20.010 THROUGH 11.20.045 REGARDING WEEDS (SUMMARIZED)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that at its meeting of Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the Town Council conducted the first reading of Ordinance 2293 “An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos Amending Chapter 11, Article II, Sections 11.20.010 through 11.20.045 regarding Weeds.” The second reading is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Council meets at 7:00 p.m., Council Chambers, Civic Center, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Clerk Department, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California. All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. If you wish to challenge the action of the Town Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town of Los Gatos Town Hall at, or prior to, the public hearing.

/s/ Shelley Neis, Town Clerk
Pub LG 10/18/2019
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
FIRST READING AND INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE 2294 OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING CHAPTER 4 OF THE LOS GATOS TOWN CODE ENTITLED ANIMALS AND FOWL, ARTICLE VI, SECTIONS 4.60.050 AND 4.60.055, ENTITLED ANIMAL RESCUER AND TRAP-NEUTER-RETURN REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ANIMAL RESCUER OR TNR ACTIVIST REGISTRATION, AND ARTICLE VIII ENTITLED BEEKEEPING (SUMMARIZED)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that at its meeting of Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the Town Council conducted the first reading of Ordinance 2294 “An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos Amending Chapter 11, Article II, Sections 11.20.010 through 11.20.045 regarding Weeds Amending Chapter 4 – Animals and Fowl: Article VIII – “Beekeeping”, and Amending Sections 4.60.050 and 4.60.055 of Article VI – “Animal Rescuer and Trap-Neuter-Return Registration and Maintenance of Animal Rescuer or TNR Activist Registration.” The second reading is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Council meets at 7:00 p.m., Council Chambers, Civic Center, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Clerk Department, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California. All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. If you wish to challenge the action of the Town Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town of Los Gatos Town Hall at, or prior to, the public hearing.

/s/Michelle Radcliffe, Deputy Town Clerk
Pub LG 10/18/2019
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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

2:00 PM, Thursday, November 7, 2019

for the following project:

Project #19-813-9921 Annual Curb, Gutter, and Sidewalk Maintenance

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 the repair or replacement of concrete curb, gutter, sidewalks, and driveways, retrofitting of existing curb ramps, installation of class II aggregate base, installation of new curb ramps, horizontal concrete cutting, root pruning, removal and planting of trees, striping, and associated work within the town of Los Gatos.

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: 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. 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 eighty (80) working days to complete this project. Working days will be counted upon the Contractor’s receipt of the Notice to Proceed, as noted above.

At the time the Contractor’s bid proposal is submitted, the Contractor shall possess a valid Class A or Class C-8 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 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 Wage. This project is subject to the requirements of Section 1720 et seq. of the California Labor Code requiring the payment of prevailing wages, the training of apprentices and compliance with other applicable requirements. Contractors and all subcontractors who perform work on the project are required to comply with these requirements. Prevailing wages apply to all projects over $1,000 which are defined as a “public work” by the State of California. This includes: construction, demolition, repair, alteration, maintenance, and the installation of photovoltaic systems under a Power Purchase Agreement when certain conditions are met under Labor Code Section 1720.6. This include service and warranty work on public buildings and structures.

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 via the internet at www.printscharlesrepro.com (Plan Room). Plans and Specifications may also be purchased at no cost by calling or emailing Prints Charles Reprographics at (408) 240-3330 or incoming@printscharlesrepro.com. Bidders requesting that Plans and Specifications be mailed/shipped to them will not be charged. Plans, Specifications, and Plan Holder’s list may also be viewed at the website noted above.

ATTEST:
/s/Shelley Neis, Town Clerk
Pub: LG 10/18/19 & 10/25/19
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