October 17, 2017
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Forms/RFP August 27, 2012


EVA Banner program is being updated. Please contact the EVA office at EVA@EastVillageSanDiego.com for information.
Click here to download map (PDF).


  • Membership Application (DOC) or (PDF)


Information on current EVA Member Benefits (PDF)


Use this form if you have a government relations issue that you would like to present to the EVA Community Issues Committee. Please email the completed form to Board@EastVillageSanDiego.com.


Use this form if you have a design/development project that you would like to present to the EVA Pre-Design Committee. Please email the completed form to PreDesign@EastVillageSanDiego.com.


  • Program Information (DOC) or (PDF)
  • PROW Process (DOC) or (PDF)
  • PROW Sticker (PDF)
  • Initial Checklist and Approval Form (DOC) or (PDF)
  • Renewal Checklist and Approval Form (DOC) or (PDF)
  • Curb to Property Notice (PDF)
  • Curb to Property Form (PDF)


Use this form if you have a special event that you would like to present to the EVA Special Events Committee. Email the completed form to SpecialEvents@EastVillageSanDiego.com.



East Village Association, Inc.
Request for Estimate and Proposal: East Village Landmark Signage
Due June 30, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Background: East Village Association, Inc.
The East Village Association, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation, public benefit corporation (501c3) that manages the East Village Business Improvement District. EVA’s mission is to support and promote East Village businesses by establishing the community as San Diego’s livable urban village. It’s vision statement: East Village will be recognized as San Diego’s vibrant, diverse, urban community where residents and the entrepreneurial spirit thrive—a distinct mix of arts, culture, education, and entertainment.

Scope of Work
The East Village Association is looking for proposals to design, build and install a series of neighborhood signs throughout the East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego. Unlike the traditional neighborhood street sign, East Village would like to explore a more creative and innovative way to create signage throughout the neighborhood. Along the lines of artistic installations that brand East Village along with other important facets of the area.

Requirements for contracting with the East Village Association for the Landmark Signage must include the ability to:

  • Design 3-4 sign styles at various cost levels
  • Build contracted signage
  • Install contracted signage

Signs should not require any power and if they are illuminated, they should rely solely on solar, self-contained power sources.

Signs should require minimum if any maintenance and be built with a variety of durable, sustainable materials.

Budget Details

The budget for the design, build and installation neighborhood signage is not to exceed $350,000.

EVA asks that each proposal include 3-4 tiers of sign styles/costs.

For example:

Sign A Style – $40,000 (larger, more expensive materials, solar illumination, etc)

Sign B Style – $30,000 (large/medium sized, various materials and design elements)

Sign C Style – $20,000 (Medium sized, less complex, variety of materials

Sign D Style – $10,000 (smaller, artistic sign)

EVA is expecting the scope to include a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 10 signs to be built and installed throughout the neighborhood. For all interested, we would ask that your proposal specifically call out a budget for: Design, Fabrication, Structural Engineering, Soft Costs and Contingency.

Proposal Requirements

  • Concept boards with multiple design ideas at various sign levels
  • Appendix A worksheet outlining cost – Appendix A Worksheet
  • Neighborhood market research as it relates to potential locations for the signs to be placed
  • Examples of previous work
  • Three references

Submit proposals via email to Sunny Lee at slee@eastvillagesandiego.com

RFP Timeline

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2017, 6:00 p.m 

Landmark Sign Committee Review: Mid-July

Presentations: Mid-July

Selection: By August 1, 2017

If necessary, the EVA will modify the RFP prior to the date set for submission of the final proposals by issuance of an addendum to all parties who have furnished notice of the RFP for bidding purposes.

Right to Reject Any and All Proposals
It is the policy of the EVA not to solicit proposals unless there is a bona fide intention to award a contract.  However, the EVA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or to cancel the RFP at any time during the process.

Any protest must be filed in writing with the EVA, 1041 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101, within five (5) working days of the notification.  Within five (5) working days after filing the protest, the protesting bidder shall file with the EVA a full and complete written statement specifying the grounds for the protest.  Such grounds for protest shall be limited to assertions of procedural discrepancy.  EVA officials will evaluate the protest and shall furnish a decision in writing within thirty (30) calendar days.

Confidentiality of Proposals
The EVA will be holding the contents of all proposals until issuance of the award.  If a protest is filed, the materials may be used by the EVA to justify an award or decision not to award.  All proposers must identify at the time of the submittal all of the specific information or materials that are proprietary or otherwise legally protected to retain the claim of confidentiality.
The EVA will employ its best efforts to prevent the release of said materials; however, the EVA will not be held negligent for the inadvertent release of any proprietary or confidential information or materials.

Modification or Withdrawal of Proposals
Any proposal that is received by the EVA before the time and date set for receipt of proposals may be withdrawn or modified by written request by the proposer.  However, in order to be considered, the modified proposal must be received by the original time and date as previously set forth in this RFP.

Call for Projects for Civic San Diego’s New Markets Tax Credit Program

Civic San Diego (CivicSD) is actively soliciting applications for eligible projects to deploy New Markets Tax Credits. The New Markets Tax Credit Program provides below market financing with flexible terms to support high impact projects located in underserved neighborhoods.

Developers and operating businesses can use this investment tool to provide financing that is otherwise not available from traditional sources. This can apply to different types of projects, including mixed-use, office, retail, and health care.

Targeted Investment Requirements
•            For-profit or non-profit entities are eligible
•            Total project cost in the $8-20 million range (New Markets Tax Credit equity typically provides about 20%)
•            Funding is for real estate development or to support ongoing operations
•            The balance of project financing has been identified
•            Site control and entitlements are already in place
•            Project needs to provide a strong community benefit, including job creation
•            Project has local community support

Eligible Communities
Projects located in highly distressed areas that generally have at least one or more of the following characteristics:
•            Poverty rates greater than 30%
•            Unemployment rates at least 1.5 times the national average
•            Median income less than 60% of area median income
•            Other distress factors such as designated food deserts or medically underserved areas

Civic San Diego is currently accepting applications for projects that can close the first or second quarter of 2017 or future projects to be financed in early 2018. For questions, please contact Michael Lengyel at (619) 533-7158 or lengyel@civicsd.com.

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