Requests for Bids & Proposals

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Formal Requests for Bids, Quotations and Proposals

City of Santee invites qualified vendors or contractors to bid on products or services listed below.  The notices are published in the East County Californian and occasionally in the San Diego Union-Tribune at least 10 days before the bid opening date. 

Bids, quotations and proposals are required to be submitted on city proposal forms and returned in a sealed envelope, clearly marked with the bidder’s name and the city’s bid number. They may be mailed or hand delivered to the City Clerk’s Office at 10601 Magnolia Avenue, Santee, CA 92071. Facsimiles are not accepted. Late submittals will be returned unopened as the city will not accept bids received after stated deadlines.

It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure the most complete and current version of the bid document has been downloaded or otherwise obtained, including any addenda.  Bids received without acknowledgement of applicable addenda may be rejected. 

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To receive email notifications about future bid opportunities, submit your company contact information or letter of introduction by e-mail or by mail to City of Santee 10601 Magnolia Avenue, Santee, CA 92071 Attention: Purchasing. 


  • RFP Number:INFORMAL RFB #18/19-40013
  • Start Date:11/29/2018 8:00 AM
  • Close Date:12/17/2018 1:00 PM

WORK TO BE DONE: The City of Santee, hereinafter referred to as "City", is requesting bids for provision of all labor, materials, machinery, equipment, tools, supplies and mobility necessary to perform: 1) alarm MONITORING services, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, for existing security systems and fire alarm systems; 2) quarterly and annual INSPECTIONS of existing security systems, fire alarm systems and fire sprinklers, and 3) AS-NEEDED REPAIRS for existing security systems, fire alarm systems, fire sprinklers and access control equipment, at City Hall and other City-owned facilities.

INFORMAL BID DUE DATE: Monday, December 17, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Office of the City Clerk, 10601 Magnolia Avenue, Building 3, Santee, CA 92071. Late bids will be returned unopened.

RFB DOCUMENTS may be examined and obtained on the City’s website at Bid Opportunities, or requested from Jan Sherar, Procurement Specialist, at , or picked up in the City’s Finance Department.

MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING: Tuesday – December 11, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Santee City Hall Council Chamber, 10601 Magnolia Avenue, Building 6, Santee, CA 92071.

BOND: Bid Guarantee/Bond: 10%


State of California Contractor’s License Classification C-10 (at time of bid)

California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (at time of bid):

•Alarm Company Operator License

•Qualified Manager License

DMP® Entre™Access & Security Management System Certification (at time of bid)

City of Santee Business License (at time of award)

CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE: Yes, upon award of Contract.

QUESTIONS pertaining to this RFB must be submitted in writing to Jan Sherar, Procurement Specialist, at or facsimile (619) 562-1046 by 10:00 A.M. on December 12, 2018.

DOCUMENTS: RFB Alarm Monitoring, Inspections and Repairs FY18-19, Bidder's List 11-29-18, ADDENDUM #1 -Alarms

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