Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Engineering Expertise Sought to Examine Suisun City Ponds


SUISUN CITY, Calif. - The City of Suisun City issued bid papers seeking professional engineering services to determine why a set of park ponds are leaking and the best way to repair the problem.

The ponds in Lawler Falls Park in Suisun City have continued to leak for some time, despite the best efforts of City engineers to determine the source of the leak and at least one attempted repair.

The Request for Proposals issued by the Public Works Department seeking qualified engineering firms to conduct a comprehensive investigation and study to identify the factors contributing to the water loss. The study will include a thorough inspection of the facility, and a report that identifies deficiencies and provides recommendations to restore the ponds and pump circulation system to full operations with minimal water loss.

Firms interested in responding to this RFP are encouraged to go to or follow this link

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Mother's Day Artisan Fair


Suisun City - Bring Mom to the Suisun City Waterfront District for a very special Mother's Day Artisan Fair to honor her.

More than 40 vendors offering a wide range of unique hand-crafted wares will participate this terrific event almost guaranteed to become a family tradition. A stroll along the scenic Waterfront Promenade to the Artisan Fair before or after that special breakfast or lunch is a perfect way to celebrate Moms of every age.

The Artisan Fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday May 9, 2010 at Harbor Plaza in Suisun City. >> Here's a map >>

The event is still open to vendors interested in participating. For vendor information, contact Brenda at 707-399-7195 or

This event is sponsored by the business members of the Suisun City Historic Waterfront BID.
For general event information, go to

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Grizzly Island Trail Technical Studies RFP Issued

SUISUN CITY - Suisun City is planning to construct Grizzly Island Trail as part of an ongoing commitment to expand and improve the City's recreational trail system, and provide safe routes to school for residents of every neighborhood.

Grizzly Island Trail is designed to extend from Grizzly Island Road to Marina Boulevard and Driftwood Drive. This .9-mile concrete trail, will
  • Eliminate or minimize the need for students who attend Crescent Elementary School and Crystal Middle School to cross Highway 12 to reach a sidewalk or bike path.
  • Eliminate or minimize the need for Suisun City residents and visitors to cross Highway 12 when bicycling or walking to destinations on the south side of Highway 12, and to reduce the incidence of illegal/unsafe crossings of Grizzly Island Road and Marina Boulevard. These destinations include the Lawler Ranch neighborhood, the Lawler Ranch Commercial Area, the Waterfront District, and the multi-modal transit station, as well as the Solano County Offices and Downtown Fairfield.
  • Augment and complement the existing natural educational programs administered by the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District and the Suisun Resource Conservation District.
  • Provide a visual and recreational buffer between the Highway 12 corridor and the adjacent Suisun Marsh habitat to encourage viewing of wildlife and the marsh area.
To facilitate this project, the Suisun City Community Development Department has issued an RFP seeking professional consulting services from qualified firms or team of consultants to prepare a wide range of comprehensive environmental technical studies. Staff will use the resulting studies to complete environmental reviews required for the Trail project.

Proposals must be submitted by April 5, 2010.

For detailed information on this RFP, please go to

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Social Security Office Moves to Suisun City

The Social Security Administration recently announced that it was moving it's Fairfield office to Suisun City's Waterfront District, and the office would be open starting Monday March 8.

Here's their announcement:
After 9 years on Hilborn Road, Social Security is moving its Fairfield office to temporary space less than 5 miles away at One Harbor Center, 380 Main St., Suite 150, Suisun City, CA 94585. >>Click for map>>

District Manager Janet Rohrssen said “The new office will open Monday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Beginning March 9, the hours of operation will be 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is plenty of free parking.”

The Fairfield-Suisun Transit (FAST) Route 5 and the Rio Vista Delta Breeze Route 50 stop at the Suisun City Amtrak station, which is located across Main Street from One Harbor Center.

A trip to the new office may not be necessary since most Social Security business can be handled online or by telephone. Check to file a claim for benefits online, find general information, or download forms. You may also call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY) from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to take care of most Social Security business or to make an appointment at the Harbor Center office.
We welcome the Social Security Administration to Suisun City for however long its stay may be, and invite everyone doing business in the facility to enjoy the Waterfront District!