Current Solicitations

Below is a list of current solicitations that are available to be downloaded at no charge.  

If you download a solicitation, please contact the Purchasing and Contract Administration Division by calling (650) 329-2271 and ask to be added to the plan holder's list.  You want to make sure that the City has your company’s information in the event any addenda are issued on a solicitation.  

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2015
IFB158279
IFB 158279-Substation Security - Phase 4
Issued: March 16, 2015
Respond By: April 7, 2015
Classification - Construction
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2460
DESCRIPTION
The City of Palo Alto is seeking bids to construct and install physical security (cameras and door contacts) at Adobe Creek, Maybell and Colorado Substation, including all incidental and related work as required by Construction Documents (Project).

NOTE
A MANDATORY pre-Bid Conference and Site Tour are scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Conference shall begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. The conference shall be held at Utilities Department, Conference Room 1, 1007 Elwell Court, Palo Alto with the site tour immediately following the conference meeting. The conference and tour are both mandatory. All prospective Bidders must attend.

LICENSE
The Bidder to whom the Contract will be awarded must, at the time of bid submittal, possess current licenses in the following classification issued by the California State Contractors License Board: The prime contractor for this work shall possess a valid State of California Contractor’s License in the following category:

Class C-7 (Low Voltage) and Class C-10 (Electrical).

Note: The security systems contractor must hold a C-7 license, the contractor or subcontractor installing the conduit and electrical devices on the project must hold a valid C-10 license. Bidder’s subcontractors must also be properly licensed
Revision Date: 3/16/2015
IFB158603
IFB158603 -King Plaza Improvement Project
Issued: March 24, 2014
Respond By: April 14, 2015
Classification - Construction
cecilia.magana@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2391
The scope of work for the King Plaza Improvement Project Consists of: Irrigation renovation, planting, decomposed granite and header board installation, electrical lighting installation and site furnishing assembly. The Bidder to whom the Contract will be awarded must, at the time of bid submittal, possess current licenses in the following classification issued by the California State

Contractor’s License Board: Class: # A( General Engineering) or C27 ( Landscaping contractor).
Contractor Bidder’s subcontractors must also be properly licensed.
Revision Date: 3/24/2015
RFB-TDR1515
RFB-TDR1515 -SALE OF TRANSFERABLE DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS
Issued: March 20, 2015
Respond By: April 7, 2015
Classification - General Services
john.montenero@cityofpaloalto.
650-329-2300
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide services to Sale of 9,592 square feet of Transferable Development Rights (TDR) from the Roth Building located at 300 Homer Street. These TDR’s do not contain a parking exemption and any development associated with such TDR’s must comply with the City’s Parking Code. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 3/27/2015
RFP156268
RFP156268-On-Call Engineering Services for the Regional Water (RWQCP)
Issued: March 16, 2015
Respond By: April 7, 2015
Classification - Professional Services
Michelle.nolen@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2319
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional services for on-call engineering services for the Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP). The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 3/16/2015
RFP158128
RFP158128 - Environmental Data Management Systems
Issued: March 26, 2015
Due date: April 14, 2015
Classification: Professional Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
(650)329-2460
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide environmental database management, computer programming and computer system assistance in Public Works Watershed Protection.

The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Services. The annual budgeted amount is $80,000 per year for a total of three years.

Note: A non-mandatory pre-proposal teleconference is scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. In order to participate, please call 1-877-336-1831 using Access Code: 5301570.
Revision Date: 3/26/2015
RFP158284
RFP158284 - Crossing Guard Services
Issued: March 18, 2015
Due date: April 14, 2015
Classification: General Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
(650)329-2460
The City of Palo Alto Police Department is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide crossing guard services. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 3/18/2015
RFP158411
RFP158411 - Auction Services for Vehicles and Equipment
Issued: March 23, 2014
Respond By: April 28, 2015
Classification - General Services
cecilia.magana@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2391
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from companies specializing in the auctioning and remarketing of automobiles, trucks, trailers, construction equipment, and miscellaneous automotive items. The City reserves the right to select multiple auctioneers based on their area of expertise as shown in their proposal. The required services and performance conditions shall cover a maximum period of three years as described in the Request for Proposals (RFP) attached.
NOTE:
A non-mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Municipal Services Center, Equipment Management, 3201 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA. All prospective Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend. Parking is available in the visitor parking lot outside the gate to the facility. To gain access to the facility, use the phone located at the pedestrian gate next to the visitor parking lot to call Equipment Management. Staff will answer and grant access. Equipment Management is on the left – north side of the gated facility.
Revision Date: 3/23/2015
RFP158600
RFP158600 - Seismic Risk Management Program
Issued: March 20, 2015
Respond By: April 28, 2015
Classification: Professional Services
chris.anastole@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 617-3167
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional services for engineering and consulting services to identify and prepare an inventory of potentially seismically vulnerable buildings and customize a voluntary, incentivized and/or mandated risk management program. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work (or Services)
Revision Date: 3/20/2015
RFP158774
RFP158774 - Appliance Recycling
Issued: March 26, 2015
Due date: April 13, 2015
Classification: Professional Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
(650)329-2460
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide residential appliance pick up and recycling services for the Utilities Department, Marketing Services.

The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Services. This is a potential three-year contract.

Note: A non-mandatory pre-proposal teleconference is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. In order to participate, please call 1-877-336-1831 using Access Code: 5301570.
Revision Date: 3/26/2015
RFQ155217
RFQ155217- USA Locating Contractor Services
Issued: March 17, 2015
Respond By: March 31, 2015
Classification - General Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2460
The City of Palo Alto, Utilities Department, Operations Division, is seeking hourly quotes for labor, equipment, and material for the basic work to perform utility locating services for Electric, Fiber, Water, Wastewater, Gas, and Storm Drain facilities in Palo Alto. This is a potential three-year contract at a not-to-exceed amount of $85,000 per year. The scope of services is described within.
Revision Date: 3/17/2015