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City of San Rafael

111 Morphew St, San Rafael, CA 94901-5508
(415) 419-6841


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How To Bid Using Bid Express.pdf (306 KB)
Guide for vendors/contractors using Bid Express for the first time
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Upcoming Solicitations

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RFP for Construction Management, Inspection, & Testing Services for the Pickleweed Park Enhancement Project
The City of San Rafael hereby requests proposals from qualified consultants to provide construction management, inspection, and material testing services for the Pickleweed Park Enhancement Project. Among other items, the Project scope of work consists of the following elements which are explained more fully in the attached plans & specifications: • Replacement of existing grass field with all-weather turf • Replacement of existing restroom with new prefabricated restroom • Installation of new basketball/sport court, fitness equipment, gazebo • Grading, fencing, improvements to pathways
06/21/2024 09:00 PM UTC
11439-Downtown Library Renovation RFQ for General Contractors
The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to solicit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified contractors to participate in a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the selection of the general contractor for the City of San Rafael Downtown Library Renovation Project (Project). The Project is an interior renovation of the existing building. The scope includes but it is not limited to project modifications to new interior walls, doors, interior glazing, ceilings and finishes, compliance with current life safety codes, installation of an interior lift, and modifications to building systems (HBAC, electrical, lighting, telecommunications audiovisual, and plumbing).
06/21/2024 10:01 PM UTC
Pickleweed Park Field Enhancement
The Project is located at the Pickleweed Park at 50 Canal St. within the City of San Rafael and is described as follows: The project will install park enhancements to the soccer fields, public park, and surrounding community center. The project proposes to add several park amenities, including a synthetic turf field, basketball/sport court, playground structure for children under five, fitness equipment for adults, shaded seating, and a gazebo. The estimated construction cost without additional alternatives is $7.7 million. The estimated construction cost with additional alternatives is $8.4 million. Please note that construction activities for this project will likely be restricted to the months of September through January due to the presence of a protected bird specie in the marsh adjacent to the project site. See the Special Conditions section in the specifications for more information.
06/28/2024 08:00 PM UTC
RFP for Design of Large Trash Capture Devices
The City of San Rafael (City) is seeking proposals from qualified engineering consultants for design and permitting of five (5) large trash capture devices. Although price is important, other factors will be taken into consideration during consultant selection. Also note that the City may choose to award the contract for design and permitting of all five (5) devices to one consultant or distribute amongst two (2) or more consultants. Proposals shall be submitted by firms that have a capable and demonstrable background in the type of work described in the section entitled “Scope of Work” of this notice. In addition, all interested firms shall have sufficient, readily available resources, in the form of trained personnel, support services, specialized consultants and financial resources to carry out the work without delay or shortcomings.
07/11/2024 09:00 PM UTC
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Closed Solicitations

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North San Rafael Pavement Maintenance
The Project is located in the Terra Linda community of North San Rafael and is described as follows: the removal of existing striping; the placement of crack seal, fiberized slurry seal, and fiberized micro-surfacing on various roadways; and the installation of new striping. Engineer's Estimate: $730,000
08/18/2023 09:00 PM UTC
Southern Heights/Courtright/Pearce Retaining Walls
As described in the plans and specifications, the project scope of work consists of two retaining wall sites located on Southern Heights Boulevard and Pearce Road. Improvements include a retaining wall along the edge of the road, roadway resurfacing, drainage improvements, and a new roadside safety barrier (guardrail). Estimated Cost: $880,000
07/28/2023 09:00 PM UTC
Grand Avenue Cycle Track
As described in the plans and specifications, the project scope of work consists of installation of new two-way protected cycle track and sidewalk, upgrades to traffic signals, curb ramps and landscaping, and road resurfacing along Grand Avenue between Second Street and Fourth Street. Estimated Cost: $1,660,000 ↓ Bid Opening on Microsoft Teams ↓ Meeting ID: 222 689 321 657 Passcode: oS9jVx Or call in (audio only) +1 209-215-5196,,663681709# United States, Stockton Phone Conference ID: 663 681 709#
07/27/2023 09:00 PM UTC
RFP for Construction Management, Inspection, & Testing Services for the Rotary Manor Culvert Replacement project
The City of San Rafael is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide construction management, inspection, and material testing services for its Rotary Manor Culvert Replacement Project. The Project scope of work consists of the following elements as more fully shown in plans: • Removal of an existing arch CMP culvert on the Rotary Manor property • Construction of a new cast-in-place reinforced concrete box culvert • Restoration of the affected property grounds • Compliance with regulatory permits concerning construction within the creek
07/11/2023 09:00 PM UTC
Rotary Manor Culvert Replacement
The City of San Rafael is inviting bids for its Rotary Manor Culvert Replacement project. The project is located at 1821 Fifth Ave in San Rafael and consists of replacement of an arch corrugated metal pipe culvert with a cast-in-place concrete box culvert and rehabilitation of the affected property grounds. Engineer Estimate: $600k
06/28/2023 06:00 PM UTC
RFP for 360-Degree Street Level Imagery - LiDAR Data for GIS
The City of San Rafael (City) is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms to provide LiDAR 360-degree street level data of the public right-of-way to capture and inventory City assets for use with the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS).
04/28/2023 09:00 PM UTC
RFQ for On-Call Engineering and Professional Services
The City of San Rafael hereby requests Statement of Qualifications from qualified consultants to provide on-call engineering and professional services for a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to: • Architectural • Civil • Construction Management • Electrical • Environmental • Fire Suppression • Geotechnical • Hydraulics and Hydrology • Inspection • Land Development • Landscape Architectural • Material Testing • Mechanical • Plan Check • Plumbing • Project Management • Structural • Surveying • Transportation
01/31/2023 10:00 PM UTC
RFP for Architectural, Engineering, and Interior Design Services for the Downtown Public Library Modernization project
The City of San Rafael hereby requests proposals for the Downtown Public Library Modernization Project. The Project will require creative approaches to reimagine and revitalize the existing spaces at the library, and the expertise of multiple disciplines including but not limited to architecture, engineering, and interior design. The project design scope includes the following elements as described in the RFP: • Addressing restroom and plumbing deficiencies • Installing a fire suppression system • Addressing ADA compliance requirements • Upgrading electrical systems to meet current code • Repairing deficiencies in existing flooring • Improving layout and functionality of all public spaces • Replacing most fixed shelving with mobile shelving to improve flow and usability • Relocating/reconfiguring the Children’s services, the Adult and Teen sections, public computing, 3D printing and the Memory Lab • Developing a reading room and programming space • Identifying additional options to integrate modern library services • Creating media hotel to work with automated materials handling (AMH) system and Intelligent Media Management System (IMMS™) • Evaluating the feasibility of recreating the original entrance to the historic Carnegie wing
12/01/2022 10:00 PM UTC
Sun Valley Park Playground Improvements
As described in the plans and specifications, the project scope of work consists of construction of an accessible path entering and through the park, sidewalk, hand rails, drainage improvements, removal and replacement of playground equipment, benches, and fencing with a gate. Estimated Cost: $546,000 ↓ Bid Opening on Microsoft Teams ↓ Meeting ID: 216 582 566 804 Passcode: A3AY6e Or call in (audio only) +1 209-215-5196,,245384437# United States, Stockton Phone Conference ID: 245 384 437#
10/18/2022 09:00 PM UTC
RFP for Landscape Architectural and Engineering Design Services for the Pickleweed Park Enhancement project
The City of San Rafael hereby requests proposals for the Pickleweed Park Enhancement Project. The Project will require the expertise of multiple disciplines including but not limited to civil, electrical, environmental, geotechnical, landscape architectural, and structural; therefore, it is the intent of the City to hire a qualified consultant who can provide both design and project management services. The project design scope includes: • Installing a new basketball/sport court to the southeast of the soccer field, • Upgrading a Play Area located west of the soccer field for children under the age of five years old by installing play features, • Installing an outdoor multi-station fitness/exercise area to the southwest of the Play Area for adults, • Renovating the existing restrooms located southeast of the soccer field, • Installing drought resistant landscaping, bioswales, trees, and other irrigation improvements in the parks and surrounding walkways, • Installing a gazebo in the existing picnic areas, • Expanding existing asphalt surface parking lot, and • Installing lighting and security cameras for improved security.
09/27/2022 09:00 PM UTC
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