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Bids and Proposals

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We appreciate your interest in doing business with the City of Santa Maria. City staff strives to contract in an open, competitive and fair manner, to secure maximum value for public funds.

Competitive bids are not subject to negotiations. Awards are made to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications.

Please read all bid and proposal forms carefully. Notices inviting bidders are project-specific. The City explicitly explains each detail required to meet minimum specifications. Please be sure you can comply with all the requirements before bidding. If the material is unclear or other complications arise, contact the City as soon as possible; do not wait until the date of the bid opening.

Contractors are advised that the competitive nature of their bids could be affected if their submissions do not include all addenda (if applicable). It is the contractor's responsibility to carefully and frequently review all solicitations and any addenda to which they may respond. 

Requests For Proposals

It is the responsibility of the proposer to contact the Project Manager to be added to the List of Proposers.

Upon bid award, all bid documents will be available for examination in accordance with the State of California Public Disclosure Laws.

April 27, 2018: RFP for Transit Center Snack Bar Concession Services

April 19, 2018: RFP 24-Hour "On Call" Homeless Intervention Specialist

April 18, 2018: RFP for Preparation of the Short Range Transit Plan for Santa Maria Area Transit
June 29, 2018: Addendum to RFP for Preparation of the Short Range Transit Plan for SMAT

January 31, 2018: RFP for Proposals Engineering Design Services, Santa Maria Interchange Projects
March 2, 2018: Addendum 1 to RFP for Proposals, Interchange Projects
March 9, 2018: Addendum 2 to RFP for Proposals, Interchange Projects

November 17, 2017: RFP for Professional Engineering Services for North Blosser Road Improvement Project
December 13, 2017: Addendum No. 1 to RFP for North Blosser Road Improvement Project

November 7, 2017: RFP for Professional Engineering Services for the North Broadway (SR-135) Improvement Project
November 29, 2017: Addendum No. 1 to RFP for North Broadway (SR-135) Improvement Project

Requests For Qualifications

None at this time.

Notice Inviting Bidders 

None at this time.

Detailed Bid Results

July 3, 2018: Chip Seal Project, Bid 2018-07
July 3, 2018: Sewer Manhole Relining Project, Bid 2018-D
June 27, 2018: SMAT Parking Lot Expansion, Bid 2018-05
June 12, 2018: 2018 Slurry Seal Street Maintenance Project, Bid 2018-02
May 2, 2018: Wastewater Treatment Plant Influent Piping Improvements, Bid 2018-01
March 13, 2018: Broadway and Main Bus Shelter Replacement Project, Informal Bid 2018-A
March 8, 2018: North Palisade Concrete Improvement Project, Bid 2018-C
March 7, 2018: Thin Maintenance Overlay - Various Streets, Bid 2018/04
February 7, 2018: South Bradley Road Concrete Improvement Project, Bid. 2018-B
December 19, 2017: Water Well for Irrigation and Construction at Los Flores Ranch, Bid No. 2017-11

Reports of Bids Received

None at this time.

Reports of Proposals Received

March 28, 2018: Report of Proposals Received for Engineering Design Services for Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility

City's Standard Specifications

City's Standard Drawings

Business License Information

The Municipal Code requires all persons or companies conducting business in the City to obtain a business license.

Bid Proposals Insurance Requirements



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