Judicial Council of California Posts Intent to Award UltraSystems 5-year Term

The prestigious Judicial Council of California (JCC) Facilities Services division is responsible for the planning, design, construction, and real estate, and asset management for the court system. As such, UltraSystems is thrilled to be selected as the only woman-owned business among top firms to be an on-call Environmental Consultant for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Services.

Request for Proposal Process

The JCC has established a rigorous proposal to determine the “best of the best” firms qualified to handle CEQA consulting to assist on the construction and renovation of public buildings. In their search for experts in all phases of CEQA compliance, UltraSystems was chosen to enter into an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (“ID/IQ”) contract with the Judicial Council after being selected in their intent to award announcement.

Proven Experience

UltraSystems has over 28 years of experience authoring legally-defensible CEQA documents such as Initial Studies (IS), Categorical Exemptions (CE) and Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs). UltraSystems employs a multidisciplinary team of environmental planners, project managers, scientists, archaeologists, biologists, geologists, hydrologists, engineers, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists and support staff to perform environmental analysis, monitoring, compliance and technical studies to satisfy environmental regulations for a variety of projects.  UltraSystems’ proven expertise interpreting and advising clients on complex environmental legislation and regulations has secured their place to advise JCC on their capital improvement projects over the next five years.

About JCC

The Judicial Council of California, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102, is a public entity that is the policymaking body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation serving more than 40 million people.

About UltraSystems

UltraSystems, founded in 1994, is a woman-owned, full service environmental consulting and planning firm serving both the public and private sectors. The 28-year-old firm provides expertise in development planning; site selection and analysis; CEQA and NEPA compliance; technical studies, and environmental compliance during construction. UltraSystems Environmental, Inc. is certified as a WBE, SBE, DBE and WOSB company and is headquartered in Irvine, California.


Brandie Metcalf, M.S., M.A., is the Senior Marketing Specialist at UltraSystems working on proposals, social media, and teaming opportunities at the Irvine Headquarter office.