San Francisco City and County Employees Retirement System is surveying the market for a general consultant, said Clare Murphy, executive director. Asset Strategy Consulting is the $10.8 billion funds current consultant and is up for a five-year review. Responses to the request for information, should be in by Nov. 17. In addition, the fund is seeking an "outreach consultant to ensure its major money managers make adequate use of women- and minority-owned firms and local small businesses that engage in brokerage, subcontracting, joint ventures and buying supplies. The outreach consultant, which might be split into two roles, would build databases of potential suppliers and monitor compliance by managers. Responses are due by Nov. 18.