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City of San Rafael- Department of Public Works

111 Morphew Street, San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 458-5326

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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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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
06/22/2023 06:00 PM UTC
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Closed Solicitations

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Request for Proposals: Consulting Services for Parks and Recreation Master Plan
The City of San Rafael hereby issues a Request for Proposals for a consultant or team of professionals to provide professional services to develop a comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan. This plan will provide a foundation for the future development and maintenance of parks, facilities, and amenities. Specifically, the Master Plan will analyze the use of existing facilities, assess their condition, gather community input, provide recommendations for improvement, and suggest funding/implementation strategies.
07/08/2021 09:00 PM UTC
2021 Request for Proposals (RFP) For Janitorial Services
The City of San Rafael (City) hereby requests proposals for janitorial services for City facilities. It is the intent of the City to hire a fully-licensed contractor. Services shall include routine janitorial maintenance for all facilities included in the bid. ZOOM INFO: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 993 0051 9408 One tap mobile +16699006833,,99300519408# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,99300519408# 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: 993 0051 9408 Find your local number:
06/30/2021 05:00 PM UTC
Fire Station 54 and 55 (Open to pre-qualified contractors ONLY)
BID OPENING ZOOM INFO: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 999 9277 0710 One tap mobile +16699006833,,99992770710# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,99992770710# 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: 999 9277 0710 Find your local number: This project is open to pre-qualified contractors ONLY. For the list of contractors that pre-qualified, please visit: Bids from firms that did not qualify will be automatically disqualified. In the 1960s, Fire Stations 54 and 55 were designed and built. Fire Station 54 is located at 46 Castro Avenue in the Canal neighborhood. Fire Station 55 is located at 955 Point San Pedro Road between Knight Drive and Peacock Drive. The project scope entails: -Remove and replace the original living quarters and roof -Seismic upgrade of the existing apparatus bay -Complete recladding and refinishing of the exterior façade with new materials Engineer's Estimate: $6,700,000 (total for both projects) Please submit any questions via Bid Express. Questions emailed or sent by mail will not be answered.
05/18/2021 09:00 PM UTC
The City of San Rafael hereby requests Statements of Qualifications for Construction Management, Inspection, and Testing Services for the Third Street Rehabilitation Project The following improvements are included in the Project scope:  Repaving the entire corridor.  Geometric and/or raised intersections will be constructed at several intersections. This may include curb ramps and widened sidewalks.  Additional work at intersections includes traffic signal replacement, controller upgrades, safety lighting, and other traffic control devices.  At Second Street/East Avenue and Third Street/Brooks Street new traffic signals will be installed.  The project will add class IV two directional bike lane from Marquard Avenue to Shaver Street.  The City’s project includes Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) and San Rafael Sanitation District (SRSD) pipeline replacement projects. While all work associated with the two pipeline projects will be bid and tracked separately including the construction management fees accrued by the firm selected. The pipeline replacement projects are estimated at over $2 million dollars for MMWD and around $1 million for SRSD. These are anticipated to be completed within the first half of the contract.  Additional utility improvements with the project include conduit and fiber installation for signal interconnect and future telecom fiber. This includes a bid alternative to extend fiber and conduit to a couple of the City’s public buildings not on Third Street.  Drainage improvements include replacement of City infrastructure and repairs to a large box culvert under Second Street.  Landscaping is limited to tree installation and replacing median landscaping on Second Street and street trees along Second and Third Streets. Please see Request for Qualifications for Scope of Services to be provided.
04/29/2021 11:00 PM UTC
City of San Rafael Crosswalk Projects
The Project is located at various locations around the City including the Canal Neighborhood and Mission Avenue. This project consists of concrete work, asphalt paving and patching, striping and electrical upgrades, including the installation of Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacons (RRFB), lighting systems, and a Realtime Arrival Board. Please note that the entire bid proposal shall be submitted digital and no hardcopy bid proposals will be accepted. The bid proposal and sample contract in the specifications do not need to be filled out.
04/20/2021 06:00 PM UTC
City Council ADA Ramp
This project is located at San Rafael City Hall at 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901 and is for work on the ADA Ramps of the City Council Chambers. Engineer's Estimate: $30,000 Contact: Faby Guillen at
02/17/2021 09:00 PM UTC
Fire Station 54 and 55 Pre-qualification of Contractors Questionnaire
Pre-qualification questionnaire for work on the City of San Rafael's Fire Station 54 & 55 project. Engineer's Estimate: Approximately $8 million Submission deadline: 2/16/2021 at 5 PM Please submit proposals under the Required Document List section. Contact: Faby Guillen at
02/17/2021 01:00 AM UTC
Tree Services RFP 2021 Routine Work
The City of San Rafael (City) hereby requests proposals for on-call tree services from a qualified tree maintenance business that is duly registered and licensed with either a C61-D49 or C27-D49 license in the State of California. Services shall include routine tree services as required by the Public Works Operations and Maintenance Manager at various City locations, and shall be performed on an on-call basis. Typical services include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Remove small/large trees 2. Trim branches 3. Pruning 4. Trim or remove diseased trees 5. Grind stumps 6. Chip branches 7. Haul off debris 8. Other assignments as required Interested businesses are invited to submit proposals in accordance with the requirements of this Request for Proposals (RFP). The City will accept electronic bid submittals for its Routine Work, by or before January 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Physical proposals and proposals received after the time and date specified will be rejected and returned unopened to the proposer. Failure to adhere to these specifications may be cause for rejection.
02/01/2021 06:00 PM UTC
Third Street and Irwin Street Intersection Improvements
This project involves the furnishing and installation of touchless pedestrian police buttons, push button poles, and other miscellaneous improvements to the traffic signal at Third Street and Irwin Street.
12/03/2020 07:00 PM UTC
Second and Irwin Retaining Wall
The Project is located at the North West corner of Second Street and Irwin Street, and is described as follows: The removal and replacement of an existing retaining wall with a timber lagged soldier pile wall. Zoom Meeting Info for Bid Opening on November 5th, 2020 at 11:00 AM: Public Works is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Second and Irwin Retaining Wall Bid Opening Time: Nov 5, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 965 3257 4347 One tap mobile +16699006833,,96532574347# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,96532574347# 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) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 965 3257 4347 Find your local number:
11/05/2020 07:00 PM UTC
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