Current Solicitations

Below is a list of current solicitations that are available. To receive a copy of any of the solicitations below, contact the City's Purchasing & Contract Administration Division by calling (650) 329-2271 or fax your request on company letterhead to (650) 329-2468.

If you download a solicitation, please contact the Purchasing & Contract Administration Division as described above. You want to make sure that the City has your company's information in the event that addenda is issued on a solicitation.
    
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IFB153686
IFB153686- Seismic Upgrade of Boronda Reservoir
Issued: April 17, 2014
Due date: May 13, 2014
Classification: Construction
carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2460
The City of Palo Alto is seeking bids from qualified firms to provide services to retrofit work and underground construction at the Boronda Reservoir site. The required services are described in the technical specifications.

Note: A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at Utilities Department, Conference Room One, 1007 Elwell Court, Palo Alto, CA 94303.
Revision Date: 4/17/2014
IFB153838
IFB153838 - City Hall Remodel Project
Issue date: April 17, 2014
Due date: May 6, 2014
Classification: Construction
Michelle.nolen@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2319
The City of Palo Alto is seeking bids from bidders to construct the City Hall Remodel Project. The project will upgrade the aesthetics and functionality of the Council Conference Room, Human Resources Conference Room, Lobby area, Mezzanine, Level 2, and elevator cabs at City Hall. Improvements will create efficient, flexible meeting spaces, with upgrades to architectural finishes, furniture, audio-visual equipment, and improved capability for display of public art. The Council Chambers will be re-carpeted and the seating re-upholstered.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the City Council Chambers located at 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA

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 B (General Building Contractor). Bidder’s subcontractors must also be properly licensed.
Revision Date: 4/17/2014
RFP152801
RFP152801 - Provision of COLLECTION AGENCY SERVICES
Issued: April 01, 2014
Due Date: April 22, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional services of a COLLECTION AGENCY SERVICE. The Administrative Services Department is seeking a qualified collection agency, with demonstrated expertise in collection of delinquent accounts.
Revision Date: 4/1/2014
RFP152828
RFP152828 - Palo Alto Shuttle Program Extended Service
Issue date: March 19, 2014
Due date: April 29, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
Chris.Anastole@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 617-3167
The City seeks to partner with up to three (3) shuttle operators for the Palo Alto Shuttle Program. The City anticipates the new program to begin operation on July 1, 2014 following this RFP solicitation. Contracts will be for a term of up to three (3) years each but funded annually. The schedules, hours of operation, and routes may be altered as part of the negotiation process and after to improve efficiency of the program. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 3/19/2014
RFP152899
RFP152899 - Virtual Private Cloud Implementation
Issued: March 19, 2014
Due Date: April 29, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide services to provide Virtual Private Cloud Implementation Services. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 3/19/2014
RFP153094
RFP153094-Provision of Library Materials with Services
Issued: April 01, 2014
Respond By: April 29, 2014
Classification - Professional Services
Christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide services to provide library materials and services. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 4/1/2014
RFP153579
RFP153579 - Embarcadero Road Satellite Parking Lot
Issue date: March 18, 2014
Due date: April 22, 2014
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 from civil/traffic engineering teams to assist with the Embarcadero Road - Satellite Parking Lot Project. Consultant teams should include a civil engineer that can prepare Plans, Specifications & Estimates (PS&E); a traffic engineer who can prepare a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) report; and an environmental consultant who can prepare the appropriate CEQA documents for the project. The required services and performance conditions are described in Attachment “B” Scope of Work (or Services).
Revision Date: 3/18/2014
RFP153618
RFP153618 - MSC Fuel Station Demolition and Site Improvements
Issue date: April 1, 2014
Due date: April 22, 2014
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 to prepare design and construction documents and to perform construction management services for the MSC Fuel Station Demolition and Site Improvements project. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Services.

A non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the MSC, 3201 Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA. All prospective proposers are encouraged to attend.
Revision Date: 4/1/2014
RFP153620
RFP153620 - Enjoy! Catalog Design and Printing
Issued: April 16, 2014
Due Date: May 6, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional services for the design and printing of Enjoy! Magazine. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work (or Services).
Revision Date: 4/16/2014
RFP153624
RFP153624 - CARSHARE SERVICES FOR DOWNTOWN PALO ALTO
Issue date: March 27, 2014
Due date: May 6, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
Chris.Anastole@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 617-3167
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide car sharing services for designated parking spaces in public parking lots and garages in Downtown Palo Alto. The City will make available competitive lease public parking lots for Car share Organizations to reserve spaces for their fleet. Proposals for the use of on-street parking spaces will be considered as part of this RFP, but Car share Organizations must outreach to business and private property owners at proposed on-street locations prior to submitting their proposal. Car share Organizations will be required to submit letters of support from those business and property owners as part of their proposals if on-street locations are proposed.

The City may select up to three Car share Organizations to provide services. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work (or Services).
Revision Date: 3/27/2014
RFP153642
RFP153642 - Site Lease of Structures for Renewable Electric Power
Issued: March 25, 2014
Respond by: May 20, 2014
Classification: General Services
michelle.nolen@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2319
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals to lease one or more of five city owned structures to provide electric power generation that will be purchased by the City and contribute to its renewable portfolio needs, The City intends to execute a standardized CLEAN Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) associated with the site lease from each selected proposer for a term of 20 years, with the option to purchase the generating facility from the Developer subject to the qualification and evaluation provisions, terms and conditions, and project developer responsibilities included in the RFP documents

A non-mandatory pre-proposal teleconference call is scheduled for Wednesday April 9, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. All prospective Bidders may access the teleconference by calling Dial–in Number: (712) 432‐1212, Meeting ID: 677‐165‐523, PIN: 2775.
Revision Date: 3/25/2014
RFP153692
RFP153692 - Program Management Services for RWQCP
Issue date: April 8, 2014
Due date: May 13, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
michelle.nolen@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2319
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals to retain a consulting engineering firm to provide professional services for program management services for the Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP) Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP) projects. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Services.

A non-mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the RWQCP Conference Room, 2501 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA. All prospective Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend.
Revision Date: 4/8/2014
RFP153722
RFP153722- Project Manager Services for Initial Stage of Electric Transmission Project
Issued: April 8, 2014
Due date: April 24, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
carolynn.bissett@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2460
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional services for project manager services for the preliminary stage of the 60kV Electric Transmission Interconnect Project. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 4/8/2014
RFP153910
RFP153910 - Fire Technology Refresh
Issued: April 14, 2014
Due Date: May 27, 2014
Classification: Professional Services
christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide hardware for replacement of obsolete equipment and to provide tablet capabilities for EMS staff to meet new regulatory requirements. The required goods/services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 4/14/2014
RFQ153419
RFQ153419 - Library Hardware
Issued: April 17, 2014
Due Date: April 22, 2014
Classification: Goods/Supplies
christine.kleaver@cityofpaloalto.org
(650) 329-2500
The City of Palo Alto is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide Library Hardware. The required services are described in the Scope of Services.
Revision Date: 4/17/2014