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In keeping with CADA’s values of good stewardship, leadership, collaboration, and effectiveness, a competitive bidding process is utilized for its major contracts.  As a general rule, bids must be complete as of the deadline for submitting bids, and bidders cannot correct or furnish information necessary to correct a bid after that time.  In some cases bids require a mandatory walk thru (which is indicated in the announcement) in order for contractors to be eligible to submit a bid proposal.  CADA awards its contracts to the lowest responsible bidder.  The successful contractor typically prepares its bid based on a complete set of plans and specifications that precisely define the facilities to be built and bids are submitted in sealed envelopes so that contractors cannot underbid each other based on what their competitors submit.

In accordance with Sacramento City Code Section 3.60.180 and Section 1782 of the California Labor Code, the payment of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages or the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for holiday and overtime is NOT required for any project of $15,000 or less.

Projects subject to payment of prevailing wage will require evidence of contractor registration with the Department of Industrial Relations for wage monitoring.  Failure to submit evidence of current registration will render the bid non-responsive.

Current Opportunities

Roof Replacement Project (525 S Street)

Mandatory Job Walk: Thursday, July 25, 2024 – 10:00 a.m. – 525 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Bid Opening: Thursday, August 1, 2024 – 11:00 a.m. – CADA Board Meeting, 1522 14th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814


*Please note that the FY Flooring, FY Landscape & Lawn Care, FY Cabinet Installer, FY Countertop Replacements, and FY Janitorial & Emergency Water Extraction bids have been withdrawn. They will be re-posted at a later date.


Thank you for your interest in working with CADA.  Listed above are bid opportunities currently available with CADA.  In order to obtain the bid documents, click on the project(s) of interest, and you will be asked to complete some contact information before the bid packet can be downloaded.  The purpose of this information is so that we may contact you in the event that the bid documents are amended or if there are any changes in the schedule.  Please be sure to complete the information accurately, and check to be sure the email address is entered correctlyEmail is the method of contact for bid documents, and the contact email provided will be used to send bid addenda or schedule changes. 

All bid packages contain at least three sections —

  • The Bid Forms (Section 1), which must be returned as the “bid.”  Failure to submit any of the required Bid Forms may render the bid non-responsive.
  • The Contract Documents (Section 2), which are provide for reference only.
  • Other Required Documents (Section 3) (such as licenses and insurance), which will be required of the determined lowest responsive, responsible bidder at contract signing.

The Project Check List (part of the Bid Forms) provides the list of required Bid Forms to be submitted as the project “bid.”

All CADA contractors are required to provide evidence of insurance coverage at contract signing.  Click here for CADA’s Contractor Insurance Requirements (opens in a new tab).

While performing work at any CADA property, Contractors, subcontractors, and/or their respective employees are subject to the CADA Contractor Code of Conduct (opens in a new tab).

Should you have any questions regarding CADA’s bid process or contract opportunities, please contact:

Tara Gandara, CADA Contracts and Office Manager

P: (916) 324-2030 | E: (opens in a new window)