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2024 RFP – Consultant Services for Property Based Improvement Districts Formation

Request for Proposals

Property-Based Business Improvement District, Formation Consultant Services

RFP ISSUED: 05/28/2024

RESPONSES DUE: 6/19/2024 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time

The City of San Rafael is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants specializing in the formation of Property Based Improvement Districts (“PBIDs”), also known as a Community Benefit District, for Downtown San Rafael, pursuant to the Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994 (California Streets and Highways Code §§ 36600-36671). The City intends to work with stakeholders to form a PBID to improve business opportunities, enhance the physical environment, and build on the strengths of the existing Downtown San Rafael Business Improvement District (“BID”).

Review the Request for Proposals

Selection Timeline

Announcement May 28, 2024
Deadline for questions June 10, 2024; City responses by June 13, 2024
Responses Due June 19, 2024 by 5:00 PM
Evaluation June 20-28, 2024
Announcement July 3, 2024

This timeline is subject to change.

Complete responses must be received no later than 5:00 pm on June 19, 2024 at


All questions should be addressed to:
Economic Development Department
City of San Rafael
1400 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901 415.485.3134

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