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RFP for Janitorial Services (CLOSED)

Posted on August 10, 2020

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The City of San Rafael (City) hereby requests proposals for janitorial services for City facilities. It is the intent of the City to hire a fully-licensed contractor. Services shall include routine janitorial maintenance for all City facilities, including the Police Department, Library, Recreation Centers, Department of Public Works, and City Hall. Work will include: vacuuming, cleaning staircase treads, spot clean carpets as needed, straighten furniture, empty paper, garbage, and compost bins, scrub and mop all bathroom floors, wash basins, toilet seats, toilet bowls, toilet partitions, paper towel dispensers, and refuse bins, line bins with liner, stock all dispensers, dust tabletops, countertops, and desks tops where accessible, wash and clean doors, handles, glass panels in doors, front doors, staircase partitions, and banister rails.

Proposals shall be submitted by businesses that have a capable and demonstrable performance in the type of work described in this Request for Proposals document, including all Attachments (hereafter together referred to as the “RFP”). In addition, all interested businesses shall have sufficient, readily available resources, in the form of trained personnel, support services and financial resources to carry out the work without delay or shortcomings. The Contractor will be required to perform and complete janitorial services by providing all labor, tools, transportation, equipment, materials, and supplies necessary to complete all work. Work must be completed in a professional, thorough and timely manner, in accordance with the standards and specifications as contained in this RFP. The term of the initial contract will be one year. At the City’s discretion, the contract can be extended twice for a period not to exceed two (2) years each time upon proper authorization by the Parties.

The City shall retain the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.

Information including the project documents and a How-To guide for first-time Bid Express users can be found on the San Rafael Bid Express home page at Please note that you will have to register for a free Bid Express account to view project solicitations and download documents.

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