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PROJECT: 22C1-001  Main Jail Generator Upgrade

GSD Project Managers:;  and

Project Admin Support: 

Sealed Bids Due:  September 27, 2021  2:30 PM; Bids opened at 3:00 PM

County of Santa Cruz - General Services Department

701 Ocean Street, Room 330, Santa Cruz CA 95060

Required  Walkthrough (Pre-Bid Conference): September 14, 2021  10:00 AM

County of Santa Cruz - Sheriff Main Jail Facility (meet at Visitor Entrance)

259 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

  • Notice to Contractors       (Logisitics below....)   Jail Visiting Rules
  • Board Letter 08/24/21 Agenda Item 33
  • Volume I - General and Supplemental Conditions
  • Volume II - Plans & Specs      Cover Page
  • Volume III - Bid Packet (only available to paid Plan Holders)
  • Addenda: None
  • Plan Holders: None  As of 08/27/21 3:10 PM 
  • Sheriff Correction Facility Access Form (Please show about 30 mins early to certify by Jail Staff)
    • Purpose for visit: 22C1-001 GSD Project Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference
    • Jail Contact: Brian Backer, GSD Project Manager (831) 889-8284
  • September 14th, 10a walk-thru
  • Jail Clearance – if contractors will be entering the secure area of the facility they will need to be cleared; visitor badges will be issued on arrival (and will need to be returned) on the walk-thru day. 
  • COVID-19 screening – If contractors will be entering the facility they will need to be screened
  • Best parking - Visitor lot in front of the jail
  • Entry restrictions – Recommend vendor leave belongings in the vehicles, they will be required to leave keys, IDs, and phones at reception (if entering the facility)

Plans $119.35; Mail Fee $10    |      NSF $40                           Purchase at: General Services or pay online

Project documents will be available for pick-up or mail only. Government Center 701 Ocean Street, Room 330 GSD, Santa Cruz, CA 95060  (831) 454-2210

  • To learn more about the plans & specs for a specific project or to request copies of a Plan Holders List, call: GSD Info Desk (831) 454-2210
  • To view the General and Supplemental Conditions (Volume I) as well as any Plans or Specifications (Volume II) for a specific project, please click on the appropriate links above. Volume III bid documents are accessible to paying plan-holders ONLY. 
  • Builder's Exchanges will NOT have the Volume III bid documents and are prohibited from posting it to their websites or having a hard copy on file.
  • To bid on projects, you must: 
  1. Attend any walk-throughs associated with the project
  2. AND purchase Plans & Specs

a)         online here

b)         call GSD Info Desk: (831) 454-2210 

c)         visit GSD Info Desk located at: County of Santa Cruz - Government Center 

                                                               701 Ocean Street, Room 330 GSD, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Plans & Specs



(Non- Mailed)


3-5 Business Days

Small Projects

0 < $99,999.99




($5.00 fee)

Large Projects





($10.00 fee)

    • Cash must be exact amount, as we do not provide change; Checks/Credit Cards are preferred. 
  • To have plans & specs mailed (see above chart for pricing, including mailing fee):
    • By check (including mailing fee): send a check/money order and be sure to provide us with your mailing address, along with a valid phone and/or email on a coversheet. GSD_InfoDesk Fax: (831) 454-2710 
    • By receptionist/online (including mailing fee): you can pay online (additional card processing fee applies) or call-into the GSD_InfoDesk to pay and/or to provide us with your mailing address, along with a valid phone and/or email.
    • You may include a Fed-Ex account number for expediated shipping, but the mailing fee prices will still apply in addition to any from FedEx.
  • For bid results, please visit our Construction Projects-Bid Results page.


Plans and specifications for a project can also be viewed at most local builders exchanges.  To contact a builders exchange please call, visit in person or visit the web sites below.

Builder's Exchange Phone Number Fax Number Website
Santa Clara County Builders Exchange (408) 727-4000 (408) 727-2779
Central Coast Builders Association (831) 758-1624 (831) 758-6203
Builders Exchange of Stockton (209) 478-1000 (209) 478-2132
McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge (626) 932-6137 (626) 932-6153
Peninsula Builders Exchange (650) 591-4486 (650) 591-8108
Placer County Builders Exchange (916) 771-7229 (916) 771-0556
Contractors Info Network (800) 479-5314 (619) 688-0585
Construction Bid Source (209) 772-3670 (209) 772-3573
Bid Clerk (312) 380-4836  (312) 275-7197
Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange (916) 442-8991 (916) 446-3117
ISQFT Plan Room (800) 364-2059 (866) 570-8187
Bid America (951) 290-3645 (951) 600-0615
Bay Area Builder's Exchange (925) 685-8630 (925) 685-3424
CMD Group (Reed Construction Data) (800) 424-3996

Builder's Exchange List Current as of 04/22/20


Please contact General Services Project Operations: or (831) 454-4606