INVITATION TO BID
The Town of Bedford, Massachusetts Select Board, hereinafter called the “Awarding Authority”, will receive sealed bids from DCAM qualified contractors, addressed to the Bedford Facilities Department, 101 McMahon Road Bedford, MA 01730. General Bids will be received until 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday March 20, 2023 and then publicly opened and read for:
BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY HVAC REPLACEMENT AND UPGRADES
The plans and specifications, hereinafter called the “Project Manual” as prepared by the Awarding Authority, Northeast Engineering & Commissioning Services, and Bartick Design Studio, describe the project for the Bedford Public Library HVAC Systems Renovations at 7 Mudge Way, Bedford. Bidding procedures shall be in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149. The Scope of Work is to demo the existing HVAC and associated equipment as well as any associate construction work and furnish and install a new HVAC system as well as any associated construction work, per the attached plans and specifications. All work will be phased as the building will be occupied. The estimated construction cost for the entire project is $1,750,000.
Each General Contractor shall submit with their bid, both a current Certificate of Eligibility, in the category of General Construction, as issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, showing approval for the size and nature of the project herein advertised, Update Statement current as of the date of the bid, in order to be considered for this project. The apparent low bidder must also furnish to the Awarding Authority a copy of the Contractor Qualification Statement referenced by the Update Statement furnished with the bid documents.
Filed Sub-Bids will be received at Bedford Facilities Department 101 McMahon Road Bedford MA 01730, for the trades listed below, and will be received until 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday March 13, 2023 and then publicly opened and read at Bedford Public Schools Superintendents Conference room at 97 McMahon Road Bedford MA. The results will be issued as an addendum no later than 48 hours prior to the General Bid opening.
Each Sub Bidder must submit with their bid, both a current Certificate of Eligibility, as issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, showing approval for the size and nature of the project herein advertised, and an Update Statement current as of the date of the bid, in order to be considered for this project. The apparent low bidder must also furnish to the Town a copy of the Contractor Qualification Statement referenced by the Update Statement furnished with the bid.
SUB-TRADES: Electrical and HVAC
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of a certified, treasurer’s or cashier’s check, drawn upon a responsible bank, or a bid bond, each in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid price, payable to the Town of Bedford.
A Performance Bond, as well as a Labor and Materials or Payment Bond, each in such a form as prescribed in the Instructions to Bidders and acceptable to the Awarding Authority, will be made part of the Contract with the General Contractor who shall be awarded this Bid. All bonds must be drawn for One Hundred Percent (100%) of the Total Contract Price.
PRE_BID MEETING will be at 2:30 p.m. on February 27, 2023 at the Bedford Public Library 7 Mudge Way Bedford MA 01730.
Bids are subject to M.G.L. c149 §44A-J, as amended, and to minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L. c149 §26 to 27D inclusive.
The Awarding Authority reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject, at its discretion, any or all bids if it is in the public’s interest to do so, and to reject any bid if the Awarding Authority determines that such bid does not represent the bid of a person competent to perform the work as specified or if fewer than three bids are received for this work.
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TOWN OF BEDFORD
Taissir Alani, Facilities Department