John J. Lee
Pamela A. Goynes-Brown
Isaac E. Barron
Richard J. Cherchio
2250 Las Vegas Boulevard, North · Suite #710 · North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030
Telephone: (702) 633-1745 · Fax: (702) 669-3328 · TDD: (800) 326-6868
October 4, 2021
CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
INVITATION TO BID
BID B-1645 Hazardous Waste Clean-up
Bids will be received electronically only through the Nevada Gov eMarketplace (NGEM) System at
www.ngemnv.com until October 25, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. local time (the “Bid Due Date”). A Bid opening
will be held on a conference call via Google Meet, Telephone# 314-561-9213, Meeting Pin# 656 768
015# on the Bid Due Date.
An optional Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on October 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time via Google Meet
conference call, Telephone # 616-615-8084, Meeting Pin# 790 643 632#. The purpose of this meeting is to
discuss the Invitation to Bid requirements and answer any questions or concerns. Any and all questions
asked during this meeting must be sent via email or submitted in NGEM at the conclusion of the Pre-Bid
All questions or concerns must be submitted electronically in the NGEM System or via e-mail to Joy
Yoshida, Buyer, at email@example.com. The cut-off time for all questions is October 18,
2021, at 12:00 p.m. local time. All questions received will be consolidated and answered AFTER the
question cut off period via Addendum on NGEM. Any questions received after the question cut off
period will not be answered.
Bid documents may be accessed at www.ngemnv.com or on the City of North Las Vegas Purchasing Web
Page (listed above). The City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, waive any informality or
technicality, or to otherwise accept Bids deemed in the best interest of the City.
Published in the Las Vegas Review Journal
(October 4, 2021)
CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS INVITATION TO BID
BID B-1645 Hazardous Waste Clean-up
1. PUBLIC RECORDS:
The Bid documents and all Bids submitted in response thereto are public records. You are
cautioned not to put any material into the Bid that is proprietary in nature. The City is a public
agency as defined by state law. As such, it is subject to the Nevada Public Records Law (Chapter
239 of the Nevada Revised Statutes). The City’s Records are public records, which are subject to
inspection and copying by any person, unless declared by law to be confidential.
2. PERFORMANCE OF WORK:
The selected Respondent shall perform all work as may be necessary to complete the Contract in
a satisfactory and acceptable manner, and unless otherwise provided, shall furnish all
transportation, materials, equipment, labor and incidentals necessary to complete the project.
3. FORM OF CONTRACT:
Execution of the Contract by all named parties will authorize delivery of services obtained under this
Invitation to Bid.
4. ELECTRONIC BID THROUGH NGEM SYSTEM:
Bids must be submitted online through the Nevada Government eMarketplace (NGEM). The NGEM
System is an electronic bidding system used by a consortium of local government entities in Nevada
for supplier registration and the submission of electronic bids and proposals. The NGEM System is
available at www.ngemnv.com. There is no cost for any Respondent to use the NGEM System,
however, all Respondents must register prior to gaining access to see the details of any solicitation
and to submit a bid or proposal online. All Bids must be submitted on the NGEM System no later
submitted after the Bid Due Date, and the server clock will govern.
5. EXPLANATION TO RESPONDENT:
Any explanations desired by Respondent regarding the meaning or interpretation of specifications
must be requested in writing and with sufficient time allowed for a reply to reach Respondent before
submission of their Bid. Oral explanations given before the award of the contract will not be binding.
Any written interpretation made will be furnished to all Respondents and its receipt by the
Respondent will be acknowledged. Interpretation of the meaning of the plans, specifications, or
other pre-Bid documents will not be binding if presented to any Respondent orally. Every request for
such interpretation should be in writing addressed to Joy Yoshida, Buyer at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Any and all such interpretations and any supplemental
instructions deemed necessary will be in the form of a written addendum to the specifications which,
if issued, will be posted on NGEM. Failure of any Respondent to receive any such addendum or
interpretation shall not relieve such Respondent from any obligation under these Bid documents as
submitted. All addenda issued shall become part of the Bid documents.
6. METHOD OF EVALUATION AND AWARD OPTIONS:
The evaluation of this Bid will be conducted by City personnel. The City will award this Bid to the
Respondent(s) that submits the lowest responsive and responsible Bid deemed to be in the City’s
best interest. The City reserves the right to reject all Bids. Pursuant to NRS 332.065(4), the City
shall not enter into a contract with a Respondent to this Bid unless the contract includes the written
certification that the company is not currently engaged in, and agrees for the duration of the contract
not to engage in, a boycott of Israel.
7. ASSIGNMENT OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS:
It is agreed that the Contract must not be assigned, transferred, conveyed, or otherwise disposed of
by either party in any manner, unless approved in writing by the other party or unless otherwise
allowed pursuant to NRS 332.095(2). The Respondent will be an independent contractor for all
purposes and no agency, either expressed or implied, exists.
8. CONDITIONS OF BID SUBMITTAL:
(a) The Bid must be signed by a duly authorized official of the proposing firm or company
submitting the Bid.
(b) No Bid will be accepted from any person, firm, or corporation that is in arrears for any
obligation to the City, or that otherwise may be deemed irresponsible or unresponsive by City
staff or City Council.
(c) No Bid will be accepted from any person, firm, or corporation if that person, firm, or
corporation or any of its principals are debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment,
declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from transactions with any federal or state
department or agency. By signing and submitting a Bid to the City, the Respondent certifies
that no current suspension or debarment exists.
(d) All Bids shall be prepared in a comprehensive manner as to content, but no necessity exists
for expensive binders or promotional material.
9. BID PROTESTS:
The City will publish the Recommendation of Award Notification on NGEM. . Any Respondent may
file a notice of protest regarding the proposed award of the Contract by the North Las Vegas City
Council. Respondents will have five (5) business days from the date the Recommendation of Award
is published to submit the written protest to the City Clerk. The written protest must include a
statement setting forth, with specificity, the reasons the person filing the protest believes that
applicable provisions of the Bid documents or law were violated. At the time a notice of protest is
filed, the person filing such notice of protest shall post a bond with a good and solvent surety
authorized to do business in the State of Nevada, and supply it to the City Clerk. The bond posted
must be in an amount equal to the lesser of: (i) twenty-five percent (25%) of the total value of the Bid
submitted by the person filing the notice of protest; or (ii) two hundred fifty thousand dollars
A notice of protest filed in accordance with this section shall operate as a stay of action in relation to
the award of the Contract until a determination is made by the North Las Vegas City Council. A
person who makes an unsuccessful Bid may not seek any type of judicial intervention until after the
North Las Vegas City Council has made a determination on the notice of protest and awarded the
contract. Neither the City nor any authorized representative of the City is liable for any costs,
expenses, attorney’s fees, loss of income, or other damages sustained by a person who submits a
Bid, whether or not the person files a notice of protest pursuant to this section.
If a protest is upheld, the bond posted and submitted with the notice of protest will be returned to the
person who posted the bond. If the protest is rejected, a claim may be made against the bond by
the City in an amount equal to the expenses incurred by the City because of the unsuccessful
All Respondents must provide a copy of all appropriate licenses in accordance with the laws of the
State of Nevada, prior to submission of Bids for this project. Upon award, the successful
Respondent will be required to obtain a North Las Vegas Business License.
11. PUBLIC OPENING:
Bids received will be opened and the name of the Respondent’s company will be read via
conference call at the time and place indicated in the Bid documents. Respondents, their authorized
agents, and the public are invited to call in. No responsibility will attach to any City official or
employee for the pre-opening of, or the failure to open, a Bid not properly addressed or identified.
12. TERM OF THE CONTRACT:
The Contract shall have a term of three years.
Prior to the commencement of the Contract, each successful Respondent must provide properly
executed Certificates of Insurance to the City, which shall clearly evidence all insurance required by
the City, including a policy or certificate of comprehensive general liability insurance in which the
City, its public officials, officers, employees, agents, and volunteers shall be the named insured or
be named as an additional insured. In compliance with this provision, the Respondent may file with
the City a satisfactory policy providing a minimum $1,000,000 "blanket coverage" policy or certificate
of insurance. Such insurance will be primary and any insurance or self-insurance maintained by the
City will apply in excess of, and not contribute with, the insurance required. Required insurance
shall not be canceled, allowed to expire, or be materially reduced in coverage until after 30 days’
written notice has been given to and approved in writing by, the City Attorney or the City Risk
The Respondent shall secure, maintain in full force and effect, and bear the cost of the following
insurances throughout the duration of the contract:
COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY: Insurance Services Office Form CG 00 01 covering CGL on
an “occurrence” basis, including products and completed operations, property damage, bodily
injury and personal & advertising injury with limits no less than $2,000,000.00 per occurrence. If a
general aggregate limit applies, either the general aggregate limit shall apply separately to this
project/location (ISO CG 25 03 05 09 or 25 04 05 09) or the general aggregate limit shall be twice
the required occurrence limit.
AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY: ISO Form Number CA 00 01 covering any auto (Code 1), or if Provider
has no owned autos, covering hired, (Code 8) and non-owned autos (Code 9), with limit no less
than $1,000,000.00 per accident for bodily injury and property damage.
Requested Liability limits can be provided on a single policy or combination of primary and umbrella,
so long as the single occurrence limit is met.
PROPERTY INSTALLATION FLOATER: covering property damage to any equipment damaged,
impaired, broken, or destroyed during the performance of the Work, including during transit,
installation, and testing at the City's site.
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: Each successful Respondent shall secure, maintain in full force
and effect, and bear the cost of complete Worker's Compensation Insurance in accordance with the
Nevada Industrial Insurance Act - Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 616A-616D, inclusive, for the
duration of the Contract and shall furnish the City, prior to the execution of the Contract, a Certificate
of Insurance which meets the requirements of the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act. The City, or any
of its officers or employees, will not be responsible for any claims or suits in law or equity
occasioned by the failure of the successful Respondent to comply with the provisions of this
paragraph. If the successful Respondent has no employees, then Exhibit D- Affidavit of Rejection of
Coverage for Workers’ Compensation must be completed and submitted with response to this
CONTRACTORS’ POLLUTION: Legal Liability with limits no less than $1,000,000 per occurrence or
claim, and $2,000,000 policy aggregate.
The insurance policies are to contain, or be endorsed to contain, the following provisions:
ADDITIONAL INSURED STATUS: The City, its officers, officials, employees, and volunteers are to
be covered as additional insureds on the CGL policy with respect to liability arising out of work or
operations performed by or on behalf of the Provider including materials, parts or equipment
furnished in connection with such work or operations. General liability coverage can be provided in
the form of an endorsement to the Provider’s insurance (at least as broad as ISO Form CG 20 10 11
85 or both CG 20 10, CG 20 26, CG 20 33, or CG 20 38; and CG 20 37 forms if later revisions
PRIMARY COVERAGE: For any claims related to this Contract, the Provider’s insurance coverage
shall be primary insurance coverage at least as broad as ISO CG 20 01 04 13 as respects the City,
its officers, officials, employees, and volunteers. Any insurance or self-insurance maintained by the
City, its officers, officials, employees, or volunteers shall be excess of the Provider’s
insurance and shall not contribute with it.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION: Each insurance policy required above shall provide that coverage
shall not be canceled, except with notice to the City.
WAIVER OF SUBROGATION: Provider hereby grants to the City a waiver of any right to
subrogation which any insurer of said Provider may acquire against the City by virtue of the payment
of any loss under such insurance. Provider agrees to obtain any endorsement that may be
necessary to affect this waiver of subrogation, but this provision applies regardless of whether or not
the City has received a waiver of subrogation endorsement from the insurer.
The Workers’ Compensation policy shall be endorsed with a waiver of subrogation in favor of the
City for all work performed by the Provider, its employees, agents, and subcontractors.
SELF-INSURED RETENTIONS: Self-insured retentions must be declared to and approved by the
City. The City may require the Provider to purchase coverage with a lower retention or provide proof
of ability to pay losses and related investigations, claim administration, and defense expenses within
ACCEPTABILITY OF INSURERS: Insurance is to be placed with insurers authorized to conduct
business in the state with a current A.M. Best’s rating of no less than A:VII, unless otherwise
acceptable to the City.
CLAIMS MADE POLICIES: If any of the required policies provide claims-made coverage:
1. The Retroactive Date must be shown, and must be before the date of the Contract or the
beginning of Contract work.
2. Insurance must be maintained and evidence of insurance must be provided for at least five (5)
years after completion of the Contract of work.
3. If coverage is canceled or non-renewed, and not replaced with another claims-made policy form
with a Retroactive Date prior to the Contract effective date, the Provider must purchase
“extended reporting” coverage for a minimum of five (5) years after completion of work.
VERIFICATION OF COVERAGE: Provider shall furnish the City with original
certificates and amendatory endorsements or copies of the applicable policy language effecting
coverage required by this clause. All certificates and endorsements are to be
received and approved by the City before work commences. However, failure to obtain the required
documents prior to the work beginning shall not waive the Provider’s obligation to provide
them. The City reserves the right to require complete, certified copies of all required insurance
policies, including endorsements required by these specifications, at any time.
SPECIAL RISKS OR CIRCUMSTANCES: The City reserves the right to modify these requirements,
including limits, based on the nature of the risk, prior experience, insurer, coverage, or other special