Requests for Bids and RFPs



Water Storage Tank Removal and Well Abandonment at MTNP

***Bid Submittal due Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m.***

Notice is hereby given that the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is soliciting bids from qualified Contractors for work including but not limited to: Removal of the approximately 10,000-gallon capacity tank that is approximately 30 ft. long by 8 ft. diameter; removal of eight (8) concrete saddle supports; removal of the stone pump house and associated pump, appurtenances, and footing; removal of the well, well pump, and well appurtenances; abandonment of the well that remains by backfilling with imported fill, capping with a slurry cap; and removal of all associated water lines and conduits.

There will be a Mandatory Pre-Bid Site Tour at 10:00 AM on May 24, 2023 at the entrance to the Mission Trails Nature Preserve on Rio Road in Carmel across the street from Carmel Mission. This meeting will allow bidders to receive an overview of the project, review the working areas, and ask questions.

The Invitation for Bids is available at (under the tab “I Want to” “Submit a Bid or Proposal”) or by contacting Carmel Public Works Department at 831-620-2070.  At the time of the Bid opening, the successful Bidder must be legally entitled to perform Contracts requiring a C-57 Well Drilling Contractor or Class A General Contractor’s License and list a subcontractor who possess a C-57 Well Drilling Contractor’s License.  Questions regarding this solicitation are to be directed to Javier Hernandez, City Project Manager, at  All questions must be submitted via email by June 02, 2023 at 5:00 PM.  Responses will be posted on the City website at by June 13, 2023 at 5:00 PM. Sealed Bids shall be received no later than 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 and shall be submitted to the attention of the City Clerk with the envelope clearly labeled Water Storage Tank Removal and Well Abandonment at Mission Trails Nature Preserve and showing the name of the Contractor.

Bid may be hand delivered or mailed as follows:

US Post Office:

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
City Clerk
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

FedEx/UPS/Courier Service or Hand Delivery:

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
City Clerk
Eastside of Monte Verde between Ocean and Seventh Ave
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Bids will be publicly opened at the City Hall Council Chambers, located on the east side of Monte Verde Street between Ocean and Seventh Avenues, at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.  Bids received after the stated deadline will be returned unopened.

Per Sections 1725.5, 1771.1, 1771.3, and 1771.4 of the Labor Code, this project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. All Contractors and Subcontractors shall be listed in the bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, and shall be currently registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 of the Labor Code. 

Public Notice for Water Storage Tank Removal and Well Abandonment MTNP  

Water Storage Tank Removal and Well Abandonment MTNP RFB


Scout House Renovation, Activities Programming, and Facility Management

***RFP Submittal deadline is Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.***

Notice is hereby given that the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is soliciting proposals from qualified Contractors for the purpose of providing historic building renovation design and construction, activities programming, and facility operations and management for the City-owned Scout House which is located on the northeast corner of Mission Street and Eighth Avenue in the City.

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting and Tour: The City will hold one mandatory pre-proposal meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Scout House. This will be the only opportunity for Proposers to have full access to the interior of the building. While the pre-proposal meeting will start at 10:00 a.m., the building will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on that date for any Proposer to take detailed measurements, photographs, and/or inspect the condition of the facility with their proposed teams.

Request for Proposals #2022-02: The RFP outlines: the history of the building, prior renovation efforts, current building condition and renovation requirements, financial and legal considerations, proposal contents, and selection criteria. An initial, rough cost estimate for the renovation is $500,000. The Contractor may raise funds and/or provide commercial operations as permitted by the Zoning ordinance. No City funding will be provided for this project.

Proposals shall cover key issues including: project team qualifications and related experience, technical approach to design and construction of the renovation, project schedule, approach to subsequent activities programming and outreach, approach to ongoing facility management and maintenance, and financial resources of the Proposers.

The selected Contractor will be required to enter into an Operations and Maintenance Agreement and a Site Lease, both of which are included in the RFP. The Site Lease requires the occupant to pay fair market rent. The initial term of the Agreement is for 10 years with an optional, annual extension of up to 5 additional years; however, Proposers may suggest alternative timeframes.

Scout House Renovation Notice

Scout House RFP

Responses to Questions for RFP 2022-02

4-4-2023 Scout House Public Hearing Staff Report