Bids and Proposals


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.

June 26, 2017: RFP for Traffic Model Update and Signal Coordination Project

June 15, 2017: RFP for Engineering Design Services - Main Street Subwatershed Improvement Project

May 24, 2017: RFP for Engineering Services - Wastewater Treatment Plant Influent Piping Improvements
June 22, 2017: Addendum No. 1 to RFP for Engineering Services - Wastewater Treatment Plant Influent Piping Improvements

March 13, 2017: RFP for Professional Design Services for the Downtown Multimodal Streetscape Plan
                        Note: Here is the link to the Downtown Specific Plan
                        Attachment A - Caltrans Regional Handbook

February 13, 2017: RFP for Construction Administration and Inspection Services for North Depot Street
March 1, 2017:  North Depot Street Improvements - Addendum No. 1, Request for Information - Q&A

September 27, 2016: RFP for Remote Gate Control at City of Santa Maria Bus Yard

September 23, 2016: 607 West Cook Street Triplex Remodel Project and Attachments
September 27, 2016: Addendum No. 1 to 607 West Cook Street Triplex Remodel Project
October 7, 2016:  Sign-In Sheet for 607 West Cook Street Triplex Remodel Project

Requests For Qualifications

None at this time.

Notice Inviting Bidders 

June 16, 2017: Slurry Seal Project, Bid 2017-05
June 2, 2017: Chip Seal Project, Bid 2017-03 
June 22, 2017: Addendum No. 1 to Chip Seal Project, Bid 2017-03

Detailed Bid Results

May 19, 2017: Santa Maria Monument Sign Project, Bid 2017-02
January 31, 2017: North Depot Street Improvements, Bid No. 2016-11
January 31, 2017: Miller Street Concrete Repairs, Bid No. 2016-E
January 31, 2017: Santa Maria Monument Sign, Bid No. 2016-F
January 10, 2017: College Drive Public Improvement Plans, Bid No. 2016-12

Reports of Bids Received

None at this time.

Reports of Proposals Received

April 11, 2016: Proposals Received for Comprehensive Cost of Service and Rate Study - Water and Wastewater Funds

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. View the City's Business License Information webpage.

Bid Proposals Insurance Requirements



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