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City of San Rafael

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


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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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Request for Proposal Goat Grazing Services
The City of San Rafael (City) hereby requests proposals for professional goat grazing services for our open space regions within the City for the 2022 vegetation management season. This work is intended to mitigate hazards in open space areas by significantly reducing vegetation that fuels wildfires and the subsequent soil erosion and run-off of burned areas. Professionals shall be duly registered and licensed for their discipline within the State of California. Work will include: engineering review and support for land development, mainly private development projects, subdivisions (lot line adjustments, major and minor) and site plans (residential, commercial, industrial and mixed use). This may include review of application documents, technical reports, plans and maps, provide written staff reports, attendance at public hearings, meetings with applicants, collaboration with various City departments, the public and stakeholders, scheduling, inspection, and recordkeeping.
03/07/2022 03:00 PM UTC
20 Meyer Rd. Slide Repair
The project is located along 20 Meyer Rd. and consists of the installation of a soldier pile retaining wall, guardrail, water lateral replacement, and hillside stabilization. Engineer's Estimate: $145,000.00 Public Works is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: 20 Meyer Rd. Slide Repair - Bid Opening Time: Mar 2, 2022 01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82743588274 Meeting ID: 827 4358 8274 One tap mobile +16699006833,,82743588274# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,82743588274# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 827 4358 8274 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kL33lZs0Y
03/02/2022 09:30 PM UTC
Third Street Safety Improvements Project RFP for CM, Materials Testing, and Inspection
The City of San Rafael hereby requests proposals for Construction Management, Materials Testing, and Inspection for the City’s Third Street Safety Improvements Project.
02/03/2022 07:00 PM UTC
ALBERT PARK PREFABRICATED ADA RESTROOM BUILDING INSTALLATION
The project includes the site preparation, installation of utilities, flatwork, and miscellaneous site features for the installation of a prefabricated restroom. The contractor will coordinate the installation with the prefabricated restroom manufacturer who will furnish the prefabricated restroom (already purchased by the City). The manufacturer will provide the crane for the installation, but the contractor will be responsible for all other details including traffic control, flagging, and site fixtures. Albert Park Field is located at 50 Albert Park Lane, San Rafael, CA 94901.
01/26/2022 07:00 PM UTC
Vegetation Management - Roadside Clearance (San Rafael Fire Department)
The City of San Rafael, through its Fire Department (“City”), is soliciting proposals from qualified and licensed tree service contractors, that are duly registered and licensed with either a C61-D49 or C27-D49 license in the State of California, to provide large-scale roadway fuel reduction and vegetation clearance Roadside Clearance along City Maintained Roads services within City right of way in multiple neighborhoods The roadways are part of the Picnic Valley, Bayside Acres, Bret Harte, Country Club, Dominican, Mont Marin, Gerstle Park, California Park, Montecito, Rafael Meadows and Santa Venetia neighborhoods. The vegetation work will include work alongside and overhead of the roadway with a focus on limbing, thinning, and removing vegetation. Proposals must be submitted via Bid Express. The City will not accept any hard copies of the RFP. **For any questions or inquiries regarding this RFP, please use the Q&A field below or contact Vegetation Management Specialist, Calvin Schrader at (415) 485-3457.
01/20/2022 12:00 AM UTC
Third Street Rehabilitation Project
The Project is located at Third Street from Union Street to Second Street and along Second Street from Marquard Avenue to Shaver Street, including portions of Ida Street, G Street, Ritter Street, Miramar Avenue, and Miraflores Avenue as indicated in the plans. All work is within the public right of way excepting portions of a new sewer main and laterals in the Miramar and Miraflores residential community. Project improvements consist of all associated work described in the attached plans, specifications and the provisions of this document and generally described as follows: Bid Schedule A: Project improvements include removal of existing asphalt pavement sections, ramps, sidewalk, curb, gutter, catch basins, striping, traffic signals, underground utilities and installation of new asphalt pavement, asphalt dig-outs, ADA compliant ramps, sidewalk, curb, gutter, signing and marking, storm drain system, traffic signal systems, lighting, fiber optics, coordination with utility agencies for relocation of their facilities, potholing, and striping for the roadway as indicated in the plans. Bid Schedule B: Project improvements include removal and replacement of existing facilities, traffic control, utility location, potholing, utility and neighbor coordination as necessary for installation of sanitary sewer facilities within public right-of-way and/or easement areas. Bid Schedule C: The work to be done includes, but is not limited to, the following: removal and replacement of existing facilities, traffic control, utility location, potholing, utility and neighbor coordination as necessary for installation of approximately 6,570 feet of 8, 6, and 4 inch welded steel, 8-inch fusible PVC carrier pipe in 14-inch welded steel casing and 2-inch copper pipe with valves, fittings and appurtenances. The Project must be fully completed within 325 working days from the start date set forth in the Notice to Proceed. City anticipates that the Work will begin on or about February 2022, but the anticipated start date is provided solely for convenience and is neither certain nor binding.
01/18/2022 10:00 PM UTC
Albert Park Fencing and Netting Project REBID
The Project is located at the Albert Park Athletic field and stadium between Andersen Drive, Albert Park Lane, and Lindaro Street. The project consists of the removal of existing fencing, installation of a 40-ft tall foul ball netting with foundations, and installing a chain-link fence around the baseball field. Engineer's Estimate: $295,000 City of San Rafael will accept electronic bid submittals for its Albert Park Fencing and Netting Project, by or before November 18, 2021, at 1:00 pm, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on a Zoom Meeting. Information including the project documents and a how-to guide for first-time Bid Express users can be found on the San Rafael Bid Express home page at https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/39341/home. Please note that you will have to register for a free Bid Express account to view project solicitations and download documents. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88995240144 Meeting ID: 889 9524 0144 One tap mobile +16699006833,,88995240144# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,88995240144# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 889 9524 0144 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kcBhY2ntX8
11/18/2021 09:00 PM UTC
Fire Station 54&55-RFP for Inspection Services (various)
The City of San Rafael hereby requests proposals for Professional Services for the City’s Fire Stations 54 & 55 1-INSPECTION OF RECORD SERVICES 2-MATERIAL TESTING & SPECIAL INSPECTION SERVICES 3-GEOTECHNICAL INSPECTION SERVICES Professionals shall be duly registered and licensed for their discipline within the State of California. Work will include: engineering review and support for land development, mainly private development projects, subdivisions (lot line adjustments, major and minor) and site plans (residential, commercial, industrial and mixed use). This may include review of application documents, technical reports, plans and maps, provide written staff reports, attendance at public hearings, meetings with applicants, collaboration with various City departments, the public and stakeholders, scheduling, inspection, and recordkeeping.
11/13/2021 12:00 AM UTC
Albert Park Fencing and Netting
The Project is located at the Albert Park Athletic field and stadium between Andersen Drive, Albert Park Lane, and Lindaro Street. The project consists of the removal of existing fencing, installation of a 40-ft tall foul ball netting with foundations, and installing a chain-link fence around the baseball field. Engineer's Estimate: $295,000 City of San Rafael will accept electronic bid submittals for its Albert Park Fencing and Netting Project, by or before October 21, 2021, at 1:00 pm, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on a Zoom Meeting. Information including the project documents and a how-to guide for first-time Bid Express users can be found on the San Rafael Bid Express home page at https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/39341/home. Please note that you will have to register for a free Bid Express account to view project solicitations and download documents. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3062708393 Meeting ID: 306 270 8393 One tap mobile +16699006833,,3062708393# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 306 270 8393 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbS0vEWp1Y
10/21/2021 08:00 PM UTC
B Street Culvert Replacement Project
The project is located along B St near the intersection of Woodland Ave and consists of removing a 4'x4' concrete box culvert and replacing with a new cast-in-place concrete box culvert of similar dimension. Engineer's Estimate: $270,000 City of San Rafael will accept electronic bid submittals for its B St Culvert Repair Project, by or before October 7, 2021, at 11:00 am, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on a Zoom Meeting. Information including the project documents and a how-to guide for first-time Bid Express users can be found on the San Rafael Bid Express home page at https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/39341/home. Please note that you will have to register for a free Bid Express account to view project solicitations and download documents. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3062708393 Meeting ID: 306 270 8393 One tap mobile +16699006833,,3062708393# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,3062708393# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) Meeting ID: 306 270 8393 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbS0vEWp1Y
10/07/2021 06:00 PM UTC
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