Bids & Proposals

Current Request for Bids

Nona Ave. Sanitary Sewer Rerouting Project
The City of Watsonville is requesting bids for the Nona Ave. Sanitary Sewer Rerouting Project. The project consists of mobilization & demobilization, traffic and water pollution control, potholing, sawcutting, pavement and base rock removal, soil and cleanout removal, capping/plugging of existing 6” sanitary sewer main, construction survey, constructing of new 155 l.f. 8” sanitary sewer main and cleanout, manhole flowline/channel rehabilitation, reconstructing street barricade, and restoring roadway pavement at Nona Ave. in the City of Watsonville, California, as shown on the plans and such other items or details, not mentioned above, that are required by the plans, Standard Specifications, or the project special provisions. Deadline for bids is November 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Ramsay Park Public Restrooms ADA Upgrades Project - Phase II
The City of Watsonville is requesting bids for the Ramsay Park Public Restrooms ADA Upgrades Project, Phase II. The project consists of rehabilitating and performing ADA upgrades to the existing public restrooms at Ramsay Park by the Soccer Central Facility. Proposed improvements includes but is not limited to: Roof replacement; plumbing fixtures replacement complete with waste and water lines; carpentry; concrete ramp, and foundation work; electrical; painting, flooring, and ADA parking improvements.

A pre-bid conference is scheduled for October 23, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Ramsay Park (back by Soccer Central Facility). Deadline for bids is Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m.

  • Ramsay Park Public Restrooms ADA Upgrades Project, Phase II
  • Bid Results

Current Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications

Currently advertised RFPs and RFQs are described as follows:

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.