Bids & Proposals

Current Request for Bids

Well 19 Generator Replacement Project
Requests for bids for the Well 19 Generator Replacement Project shall be submitted by 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

 The project consists of performing the following, including, but not limited to: Provide and install a new 350kW diesel emergency standby generator on a concrete pad with electrical services for complete system installation.

Watsonville Police Department Woman's Locker Room Expansion
Request for bids for the Watsonville Police Department Locker Rooms Expansion Project shall be submitted by 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

The project consists of performing interior wall modification to allow expansion to the Watsonville Police Department men and women’s locker rooms within its existing building footprints at 215 Union Street in Watsonville. Tenant improvements includes but are not limited to metal wall and ceiling framing, electrical upgrades to existing and new locker rooms, drywall, tape and texture, interior paint, new lockers and new flooring. Other improvements include ADA restrooms upgrades, ADA upgrades to the existing exterior concrete ramp handrails and H.C. push buttons with electric door openers to five interior doors accessing the locker and restrooms facilities.

  • Bid Results
  • Watsonville Police Department Locker Rooms Expansion Project
  • Addendum #1

Current Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications/Request for Statement of Qualifications


Request for Qualification Statements for Preparing a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
Request for Statement of Qualifications for this project shall be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. April 18, 2019 to 250 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076
Request for Qualification Statements From Financial Solutions Consulting Firms for Utility Enterprise Financial Analysis and Rate Study
Request for Statement of Qualification must be received by 4:00 p.m. on April 19, 2019 to Tom sharp, Senior Utilities Engineer, City of Watsonville Department of Public Works and Utilities, 250 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076.
Request for Statement of Qualifications for Environmental Consultant Services for the Lee Road Trail Project.
Request for Statement of Qualifications for this project shall be submitted by February 26, 2019.

Request for Proposals from Qualified Engineering Firms for Prospective Environmental Engineering Services
Request for Proposals shall be submitted by Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Construction Projects


The Engineering Division is responsible for public works construction projects for the city. These projects include new construction, improvements and renovations of public buildings, parks and recreation facilities, streets, traffic signals, street lights, wastewater collection system, water systems and storm systems. Public Works improvement projects in excess of $175,000 are subject to formal competitive sealed bidding.

New Public Works Contractor Registration Law (Sb854)


Beginning 2015-04-01, the City of Watsonville may only award public works projects to contractors and subcontractors that comply with the new Public Works Contractor Registration Law (SB 854). More information is available at the following links:
  1. State of California Department of Industrial Relations - Law SB 854 Page
  2. Law SB 854 Fact Sheet
Contractors doing public works projects must register and meet requirements using the online application before bidding on public works contracts in California. The application also provides agencies that administer public works programs with a searchable database of qualified contractors.

Bid Information


The City of Watsonville uses eBidboard, a web-based bid management service, as an electronic plan room. Potential contractors, subcontractors and suppliers may view current projects, register as plan holders, view the plan holders list, download plans and specifications, receive addendum notices and obtain bid results. This information is available free of charge.


Request for Proposals


A list of Request for Proposals (RFP), as well as Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for which the City is currently soliciting can be obtained on eBidboard.


Plan-Holder Information


Plans and Specifications for current projects may be reviewed through eBidboard. Additional information may be obtained from Engineering at 831-768-3100.