The Public Works Department's normal business hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday (6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during the summer months), with "On call" duty personnel available as needed 24/7.

    • Mailing Address:     832 Whitley Avenue Corcoran, CA 93212
    • Physical Address:   750 North Avenue Corcoran, CA 93212
        (559)992-2151 ext. 2210
        (559)992-1408  Fax


        (559)992-2151 ext. 2201
        (559)992-1408  Fax




State of California 


Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 832 Whitley Avenue, Corcoran CA, 93212 until 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 24th, 2018 and promptly thereafter all proposals that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing to said City all labor, materials, equipment, transportation, and services necessary to perform work as follows:


Instruction to bidders, plans, specifications, and proposal forms may be inspected at the office of the A&M Consulting Engineers, 204 E Oak Avenue (Suite 5A) Visalia, CA 93291, and copies of said documents may be obtained through said office upon request. Distribution of documents shall be through electronic copy in PDF format and is available for no cost by calling 559-429-4747. 

If requested, hard copies of plans and specifications can be made for a fee of $45.00. No bid will be received unless it is made on the proposal form furnished by the City.  Special attention of prospective bidders is called to the "Instruction to Bidders", for full directions as to bidding. Any questions regarding this project during the bidding phase shall be directed to the Project Engineer, Mr. Orfil Muniz at 559429-4747, or emailed to and he will field the questions and provide the clarification or answer to your questions.  

Engineer’s Estimate:

The probable construction cost is estimated to be $300,000

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Project site, (Square Deal M.K.T) 693 Dairy Avenue, Corcoran, California on Monday, August 13th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  

A certified check, cashier's check, or bidder's bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid made payable to the City of Corcoran will be required to accompany each proposal. The form of the bidder’s bond shall be that which is supplied by the City. 

A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in this chapter, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. It is not a violation of this section for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 1770 of the Labor Code, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the State of California has ascertained the general prevailing rate of wages and employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, travel time and subsistence pay as provided in Section 1773.8, apprenticeship or other training programs authorized by Section 3093, and similar purposes applicable to the work to be done. These rates shall be a part of the Contract and are on file in the office of the City Engineer and will be made available to any interested person on request. The State Wage Determinations can also be viewed online at The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

All bids are to be compared on the basis of the Project estimate of the quantities of work to be done. The City of Corcoran reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in any bid received not affected by law. Proposals received after the time announced for the bid opening will not be considered. No bidder may withdraw their bid after the time announced for the bid opening, for a period of ninety (90) days thereafter.

The project, if awarded, will be based upon all work contemplated in the Base Bid. After selection by the City, alternate bid items may be added to the Base Bid, if any. The City reserves the right to perform any combination of work detailed in the base bid plus alternate bids based on available funds.

The City of Corcoran further reserves the right to delete such portions of the work as it deems necessary or expedient and the right to perform such portions of the work by force account as it deems necessary to expedite the completion of the project. The Contractor is expected to coordinate his work with that of City forces to cause the least delay in the completion of the Contract.

No bids will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. The proper classification required to perform this Contract is "A", General Engineering Contractor, or a combination of specialty licenses that would include all items of work.

The successful bidder shall furnish a payment bond and a performance bond.

City reserves the right to temporarily retain five percent (5%) from each payment to Contractor pursuant to California Public Contract Code § 7201 until the City determines that all work and other requirements of this Contract are complete. Pursuant to Public Contract Code § 22300, the contract will contain provisions permitting the successful bidder to substitute securities for any moneys withheld by the City to ensure full performance of the Contract. Contractor may elect to receive 100 percent of payments due under the Contract documents from time to time, without retention from any portion of the payment by the City, by depositing securities of equivalent value with the City in accordance with the provisions of Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code. Such securities, if deposited by the Contractor, shall be valued by the City, whose decision on valuation of the securities shall be final. Securities eligible for investment under this provision shall be limited to those listed in Section 22300 and Section 16430 of the California Government Code.

The contract Time for the Project Construction shall be thirty (30) calendar days from the date established in the Owner’s Notice to Proceed following City approval. The City is flexible with the commencement of the project; however, the project will need to be completed before the end of the 2018 calendar year. Contractors are encouraged to plan other nearby road maintenance work according.

Kindon Meik, City Manager