Bidding/RFP Opportunities

Vendors must register on Planet Bids at the following link: https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=32461 to view the City of Carson Bids/RFP opportunities.
RFP(Request for Proposals) Drop-Off Notice
City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. To drop off a physical Request for Proposal(RFP), please head towards the north entrance of City Hall parking lot. Place the RFP in the marked box and call 310-830-7600 or 310-707-6872.
Notice
TitleRFPDue Date/Time
AUDIT AND ANALYSIS OF LOCAL REVENUE SOURCES 10/08/2020, 5:00 PM
AUDIT, ANALYSIS AND RECOVERY OF CITY TAXES 10/08/2020, 5:00 PM
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK REPAIR 10/22/2020, 5:00 PM
ON-DEMAND RIDE-HAIL PASSENGER SERVICES 10/29/2020, 5:00 PM

TitleBIDDue Date/Time
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND COST PROPOSAL (RFQ) 20-025 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY - STATE AND FEDERAL COMBINED 10/01/2020, 5:00 P.M.
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND COST PROPOSAL (RFQ) 20-024 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY - FEDERAL ONLY 10/01/2020, 5:00 P.M.
NOITICE OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND COST PROPOSAL (RFQ) 20-023 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY - STATE ONLY 10/01/2020, 5:00 P.M.
IFB 20-07 ANNUAL OVERLAY PROGRAM AND ANNUAL CONCRETE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM 10/15/2020, 5:00 P.M.
223RD STREET IMPROVEMENTS FROM 400 FEET EAST OF WILMINGTON AVENUE TO ALAMEDA STREET BRIDGE PROJECT NO. 1606 10/22/2020, 5:00 PM

BUYER/CONTACT
Name Title Email Ph.: (310) 830-7600 Ext.
Sander Huang Purchasing Manager SHuang@carson.ca.us 1233
Shelly Root Senior Buyer SRoot@carson.ca.us 1232
Ana Meni Buyer AMeni@carson.ca.us 1234
Elaine Bedwell Buyer EBedwell@carson.ca.us 1216


See Request for Proposal or Invitation ofr Bid document for instructions.

This information is provided as a service to those who want access to bids through an Internet site. The information contained at this site is subject to change at any time.

Vendors/contractors wishing to bid shall register with the city to make sure that you are sent addenda/amendments. E-mail, call, or fax the buyer/contact person and provide firm name, address, contact person, phone number, bid number, and e-mail address.

NOTE: If not registered with the city, it is the bidder's responsibility to check for any addenda/amendments. Amended bids received without acknowledgment of applicable addenda are not acceptable.

Basic Purchasing Requirements of the City of Carson
The City's fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th.
  • Purchases of less than $1,000 in a single fiscal year do not require a Purchase Order or bids.
  • Purchases of less than $5,000 in a single fiscal year require a Purchase Order, but no bids.
  • Purchases of less than $25,000 in a single fiscal year require a Purchase Order and at least 3 informal quotes.
  • Purchases of $25,000 or more typically require an advertised Request for Proposals or Invitation for Bids and a contract.
The City's full purchasing guidelines may be found in the Carson Municipal Code, Article II, Chapter 6.
Vendors wishing to be notified of Requests for Proposals or Invitations for Bids may register at Planet Bids at https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=32461.

All requirements of the proposal or bid process are outlined in the published Request for Proposals or Invitation for Bids documents. Local Business CMC §2601 defines "local business" as a business that can certify that the business:
  1. Has a headquarter, primary or branch office within the City, which was established prior to the City inviting bids for the respective procurement, and
  2. Possesses a current business license and certificate of occupancy, and
  3. Is certified by the State Department of General Services as a Small Business.

If a prospective vendor meets the definition of “local business”, the vendor will receive a 5% preference on the bid amount. This preference will only be applicable to contracts of $100,000 or less (CMC §2611.1).

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700

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