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Bid Alert: Rumrill Complete Streets (0700)
Dear Council of Industries
A new bid request was posted by City of San Pablo - Public Works / Engineering Dept which meets your selected criteria.
: Rumrill Complete Streets
: February 25, 2021 7:52 PM (Pacific)
Bid Due Date
: March 25, 2021 2:00 PM (Pacific)
Please visit the bid details
for more information.
City Council highlights (not for distribution) — February 16, 2021
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
FERUARY 16, 2021
- ROLL CALL: Councilmember Bates started the meeting but due to technical issues, he dropped out of the meeting before Item D. All other councilmembers present.
- ELECTION OF THE VICE MAYOR FOR 2021
H-8 ADOPT a resolution in support of reaching the goal of 100% zero emission new vehicle sales in California by 2030 - Councilmember McLaughlin (620-6636)
H-10 ADOPT a resolution in support of recommending that the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) adopt the strongest health and safety protections in its amendments to BAAQMD Regulation 6, Rule 5 on Particulate Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Units - Councilmember Martinez (620-6593).
- CITY COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR
I-1. REVIEW the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 operating and capital improvement budgets at mid-year, and ADOPT a resolution approving the proposed FY 2020-21 budget adjustments - City Manager's Office/Finance Department (Laura Snideman/LaShonda White/Belinda Brown 620-6741).
- Consent items passed with Councilmember Bates absent.
- General Fund Revenue Increase: $10.7M
- General Fund Expenditures Increase: -$6.3M
- Mid-year Surplus 2.3% $4.4M
- Unmet Needs: COLA, frozen positions, negative fund balances, backlog of deferred maintenance, unmet policy on reserve levels, OPE liability, unfunded CalPERS liability, one-time expenditures
- Unknown Items: placeholder items (contractual issues), COVID budget impacts, changes in CalPERS costs, results of classification and compensation study, Reimagine task Force recommendations.
J-1. DISCUSS and DIRECT staff to explore options for additional eviction protections for Richmond residential renters during the local state of emergency due to COVID-19 so as to preserve the public health and safety threatened by COVID-19 and to keep residents of Richmond housed - Councilmember McLaughlin (620-6636) and Councilmember Willis (412-2050).
- COUNCIL AS A WHOLE
J-2. DIRECT staff to request representatives from the Chevron Richmond Refinery, the United States Coast Guard, San Francisco Baykeeper, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, and the Office of Spill Recovery and Response attend the Richmond City Council meeting on February 23, 2021, to present reports on the causes, responses and probable impacts of the spill incident on February 9, 2021, and coordinate with these agencies to be prepared to present monthly updated reports on the spill incident to inform the council of causal reports and remediation activities required of Chevron by the agencies - Councilmember Jimenez (620-6565).
- Willis motion/McLaughlin second, passes with Butt voting no and Bates absent.
- Chevron, BayKeeper, Randy Sauer, Fish and Wildlife, Hazardous Materials Commission – several of these agencies were available to answer questions regarding the incident and response.
- These representatives will return to Council on 02/23.
- Councilmember Jimenez added to the item directing staff to study just transition of the refinery.
- Mayor Butt stated that this was not part of the agenda item and therefore should be placed on future agendas.
- Jimenez and Martinez stated that this would be a request of staff to study. McLaughlin added that this should include compensation to the City for loss of revenue.
- Martinez motion/Jimenez second “Direct staff to research case studies from other cities that have had transitions from fossil fuel industries and engage local partners in putting together a set of recommendations to counsel on how to plan for a just transition.”
- Vote: Passes with Bates absent, Butt voting no stating that this needs to be studied but there are more important items to focus on.
Small Business Administration
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
WCCUSD – www.wccusd.net
Richmond Promise – richmondpromise.org
- School Closure Info & Student Resources
- 1108 Bissell Ave Richmond 94801
- College Student Support: (510) 255-5218, email@example.com
- Scholarship Deadline Info & Support: Contact
- Miguel Molina (530)794-8326 firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Ana Perez (510)775-106 email@example.com
RYSE Center – rysecenter.org
East Bay Center for the Performing Arts – www.eastbaycenter.org
Small Business Administration
- 455 Market St., Suite 600, San Francisco 94105
City of Richmond
TRACKit- City project search, permits & licensing
- Bids On Line
- Purchasing Department
Planning & Building Department
University of California, Berkeley
Public Sector / Bids
- To obtain information on bidding on projects, go to: www.Calusource.net
- For questions, send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Health Care Providers in Richmond
- Signup for emails: www.tools.cdc.gov
- Kaiser Permanente (866) 454-8855
- LifeLong Medical Care (510) 981-4100
Richmond Police Department
Richmond Fire Department
- 1701 Regatta Blvd, Richmond 94804
- (510)233-1214; fax (510)620-6880
- Chief Bisa French
- Lt. Matt Stonebraker – Public Information Officer
- Media Line: (510)621-1204
- Emergencies dial 911
Richmond Office of Emergency Services
- 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond 94804
- (510)307-8031; fax (510)307-8048
- Chief Adrian Shepherd
- Non-emergency inquiries email@example.com
- Emergencies dial 911
- Genevieve Pastor-Cohen, Emergency Services Manager
- (510)620-6866; fax (510)307-8048
CITY OF RICHMOND – CITY COUNCIL
440 Civic Center Plaza Richmond, CA 94804
Mayor Tom Butt
(510)620-6503 Mayor’s office
(510)620-6743 city office
Demnlus Johnson, III
City Council Liaison:
City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond CA 94804
- City Manager’s office (510) 620-6512
- City Website: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/
- Council Agendas: http://www.sireweb.ci.richmond.ca.us/sirepub/meet.aspx
- General Plan www.ci.richmond.ca.us/2608/General-Plan-2030
- Mayor's office (510) 620-6503; fax (510)412-2070
- Neighborhood Council
- The Richmond Neighborhood Coordinating Council meets on the second Monday of every month at the City Council Chambers at 7:00pm
- 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
- For meeting agendas, maps of the individual neighborhood areas, go to:
- To obtain a list of the individual Neighborhood Council Presidents, and the Richmond Neighborhood Coordinating Council, go to:
- Richmond Police Department: Non-emergency issues, file, reports etc.
- (510) 233-1214, press 0. Emergencies dial 911.
- Sign up for Alerts (agendas, City Manager report, announcements, etc.): http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/list.aspx
- Staff Directory: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/Directory.aspx
- Transparent Richmond - open data and performance reporting system www.transparentrichmond.org
East Bay Economic Development Alliance
Founded in 1990, the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) was born out of the recognition by top leaders of the need to work together and tackle shared challenges. Today, East Bay EDA is a 150+ member organization that serves as the regional voice and networking resource for strengthening the economy, building the workforce and enhancing the quality of life in the East Bay. We are a cross-sector, public-private partnership that promotes strategic economic development throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. For over 30 years East Bay EDA has convened diverse networks of business, government, and community leaders who embrace the extraordinary value of our region as an unrivaled place to live, work, and do business.
League of California Cities
The League of California Cities is an association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.
The Industrial Association of Contra Costa County
Our Mission is to support and promote the manufacturing and industrial community by leveraging our members and our collective resources, in order to engage in public policy advocacy, education and relationship building, to ensure the continued success of manufacturing in our region.
East Bay Leadership Council
`The East Bay Leadership Council is on a mission to increase economic vitality and quality of life in East Bay. Over the last 80 years we have established a reputation for effective advocacy, built a network of influential leaders, and delivered valuable marketing opportunities to our members. We are just getting started and we hope you will join us.
El Cerrito Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce supports El Cerrito businesses and community.
Richmond Chamber of Commerce
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce exists to provide services, resources and advocacy to foster growth in the business community and benefit West Contra Costa County. We believe a healthy community can only be maintained by a strong local economy. The Richmond Chamber represents and works for our members, which include businesses and organizations not only located in Richmond but those located elsewhere and doing business in Richmond. We carry out our mission with a five-part approach:
- Representing Business to Government
- Promoting the Community
- Creating a Strong Local Economy
- Providing Networking Opportunities and Business Connections
- Taking Political Action
Congressman Mike Thompson
Mike Thompson represents California's 5th Congressional District. The district includes all of Napa and parts of Contra Costa, Lake, Solano and Sonoma Counties. He was first elected in 1998. Prior to serving in Congress, Thompson represented California's 2nd District in the California State Senate, where he chaired the powerful Budget Committee.
Check out Transparent Richmond (www.transparentrichmond.org)
, the City of Richmond’s city-wide open data and performance reporting system. The open data platform currently spans 11 city departments and contains over 300 datasets, visualizations, and performance measures, many of which feature monthly, weekly or daily updates.
State Senator Nancy Skinner
Elected in November 2016, state Sen. Nancy Skinner represents California’s 9th Senate District, which includes the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Emeryville, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, Oakland, Piedmont, Pinole, Richmond, Rodeo, San Leandro, and San Pablo. A social justice advocate, energy and climate change trailblazer, and accomplished legislator, Skinner completed three terms in the state Assembly.
Richmond Main Street Initiative
1600 Nevin Plaza, Richmond, CA 94801
The Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to revitalizing historic Downtown Richmond as a pedestrian-friendly urban village, offering products, services, arts, and entertainment that reflect the community’s rich and diverse heritage.
Supervisor John Gioia
John Gioia is Chair of the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors. First elected in 1998, John has been overwhelmingly re-elected five times and represents 210,000 residents in the western most urban and diverse area of the county. He previously served for 10 years on the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board, serving as President in 1995 and 1996.
Contra Costa County Planning & Applications
The Application and Permit Center strives to make permit processing easier for applicant seeking land use or building permits by providing clear information, a solid understanding of the development process, and excellent customer service.
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier was elected to Congress in 2014 and proudly represents California’s 11th Congressional District, which includes the majority of Contra Costa County. For more than 30 years, Mark has been a leader on issues of importance to working families including guaranteeing a livable wage, ensuring education is affordable and accessible, making investments in job training, and keeping good paying jobs here at home.
City of San Pablo
13831 San Pablo Avenue, San Pablo, CA 94806
Looking for local laws, important upcoming events, government bid requests, reporting concerns, or wanting to learn about what the local government plans are? The City of San Pablo website has a plethora of information to help you learn what you need.
City of Rodeo
Rodeo, California is an unincorporated area within Contra Costa County and is located adjacent to Highway 80 and between Hercules and Crockett. The United States Census Bureau recorded a population of 8,679 during the 2010 census. The population data will be updated following the 2020 census.
City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804
The City of Richmond's site has an abundance of resources and information, from how to help your business thrive to open data on finances, safe communities, sustainability, building planning, infrastructure improvements, governance, and much more. Take advantage of these great resources to help your business and community grow.
City of Hercules
111 Civic Drive, Hercules, CA 94547
The website for the City of Hercules is a great resource hub for businesses and residents. Their easy-to-use navigation makes finding what you're looking for as simple as a few clicks, including accessing building permits, meeting agendas, registering for classes, reporting crimes, and finding bid requests.
City of El Cerrito
10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Whether you're a resident, business owner, concerned community member, or just curious as to what's happening in El Cerrito, their website is a great resource hub. There is a full event calendar, staff & services directory, list of recreational activities, job applications, and you can even pay various business licenses online.
Bay Planning Coalition
1970 Broadway, Suite 940, Oakland, California
Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) is a broad coalition providing expert advocacy and facilitation to advance a strong economy that supports a sustainable environment within the San Francisco Bay and its watershed.
Bay Front Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Bay Front Chamber of Commerce is to lead the Pinole, Hercules & Rodeo communities towards sustainable economic growth, to advocate a pro-businesses climate for members, and to honor the community's history while embracing the future promise of our shared economic vision.
Assembly Member Buffy Wicks
Buffy Wicks is a community organizer, an advocate for kids, and a grassroots activist with experience at the local, state and federal level. She was born in a small town in rural California and grew up in a trailer, raised by working class parents who pushed her to work hard and think big.