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
IFB157871
IFB157871- Seismic Upgrade of 4 Steel Reservoirs and 3 Turnouts
Issued: April 1, 2015
Respond By: April 28, 2015
Classification - Construction
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2460
Description of Project: Seismic retrofit work and new coatings on 4 steel water tanks (Corte Madera, Dahl, Park and Montebello) and rehabilitation work on 3 turnouts (Page Mill, Arastradero and California) as required by Construction Documents herein (Project).

Note: A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Utilities Dept., Conference Room 1, 1007 Elwell Court, Palo Alto.

The estimated cost of construction is: $7M.

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: Class A (General Engineering). Bidder’s subcontractors must also be properly licensed. Note: prevailing wages apply to this project.
Revision Date: 4/1/2015
IFB158974
IFB158974 - FY 16 PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROJECT
Issued: April 14, 2015
Respond By: May 5, 2015
Classification - Construction
cecilia.magana@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2391
The scope of this preventive street maintenance project includes, but is not limited to: asphalt base repairs, removal of existing striping, crack sealing, accelerated slurry seal placement and replacement of striping.
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)

Contractor Bidder’s subcontractors must also be properly licensed.

DIR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
As required by California Labor Code section 1771.1(a), the City provides notice that the City of Palo Alto will not accept a bid proposal from or enter into a contract with, a bidder/contractor and the bidder/contractor or listed subcontractor will not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Public Contract Code section 4101, or engage in performing any contract for public work with the City of Palo Alto pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5, unless the bidder/contractor or listed subcontractor proves to the City that it is registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (the “DIR”) and it is qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the City awards the Construction Contract (or other contract) covering, in whole or in part, construction or alteration, demolition, repair or maintenance work costing over $1,000, subject to limited legal exceptions.

In accordance with Public Contract Code section 4101, within 24 hours of the bid opening and upon request by the City, a bidder shall submit proof that all of the bidder’s listed subcontractors, identified on its Subcontractors List (or similar) form, are registered with the DIR. Any City public works contract that is awarded to a bidder/contractor or listed subcontractor that is not registered with the DIR could be cancelled by the City.”
Revision Date: 4/14/2015
RFB TDR1515
RFB TDR1515 -SALE OF TRANSFERABLE DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS
Issued: April 20, 2015
Respond By: May 5, 2015
Classification - General Services
john.montenero@cityofpaloalto.org
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: 4/20/2015
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
RFP158881
RFP158881 - Below Market Rate Program Administration
Issued: April 20, 2015
Respond By: May 5, 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 the administration of the City's Below Market Rate (BMR) housing program in compliance with City policy, guidelines, the applicable deed restrictions, the BMR Program Procedures Manual and in a manner that increases affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work (or Services). These services will be required for a two year term for the 2015/2016 & 2016/2017 Fiscal Years.
Revision Date: 4/20/2015
RFQ158112
RF158112 – Scheduling Coordination Services
Issued: April 13, 2015
Respond By: May 6, 2015
Classification - Professional Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2460
Through this Request for Qualifications, entitled Scheduling Coordination Services (RFQ), the City is seeking qualifications from qualified California Independent System Operator (CAISO) scheduling coordinator (SC) firms interested in providing scheduling coordination and financial settlement services for the City’s five solar photovoltaic (PV) contracts that are scheduled to come online between the summer of 2015 and the end of 2016, and possibly for its five landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) contracts that are already online.
Revision Date: 4/13/2015
RFQ158176
RFQ158176 -Condition Testing Services for Three Substation Transformers
Issued: April 16, 2015
Respond By: May 5, 2015
Classification - Goods/Supplies
Renee.howard@cityofpaloalto.org
650-496-5900
The City of Palo Alto is seeking requests for quote for Condition Testing Services for Three Substation Transformers. The required item is described in the attached specifications.
Revision Date: 4/16/2015
RFQ158521
RFQ158521 - City of Palo Alto Utilities Annual Walking Gas Leak Survey
Issued: April 15, 2015
Respond By: April 28, 2015
Classification - General Services
Carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2460
The City of Palo Alto, Utilities Department, Water Gas Wastewater Division, is seeking quotes for labor, equipment, and material for the basic services to conduct the annual walking gas leak survey. The scope of services is described within.
Revision Date: 4/15/2015
RFQ159018
RFQ159018 - 1500 GPM Fire Pumper
Issued: April 20, 2015
Respond by: May 19, 2015
Classification: Goods/Supplies
saira.cardoza@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2327
The City of Palo Alto is seeking quotes from qualified organizations for the purchase and delivery of a New 1500 Gallon-per-minute (GPM) Waterous fire pumper as per the specifications and the requirements detailed in the Request for Quotation of the City of Palo Alto. Bid documents are attached.
Revision Date: 4/20/2015
RFQ159143
RFQ159143 - HP Component Hardware and Cables
Issued: April 23, 2015
Respond by: May 5, 2015
Classification: Goods/Supplies
Jose.Arreola@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2319
The City of Palo Alto is seeking quotes for the purchase and delivery of HP Component Hardware and Cables and Accessories as per the specifications in the RFQ solicitation link above, Bid documents are attached.
Revision Date: 4/23/2015