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Bid Title: Invitation for Bids - Chemicals - Natick Water and Sewer Division
Category: Goods
Status: Closed



Pursuant to Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws (M.G.L. c. 30B), the Town of Natick, Natick Town Hall, 13 East Central Street, Natick, MA 01760 (“the Town”), acting through the Natick Town Administrator, invites the submission of sealed Bids for firms/entities/persons for the provision of chemicals for the Town of Natick. Such chemicals are described as follows:

CATEGORY 1 - Sodium Fluoride – Approximately 17,000 lbs. per year.

50 lb. Bags, NaF 97% minimum, Insoluble Matter 0.6% maximum, H20 0.5% maximum, Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.04% maximum, Available Fluorine 43.8% minimum

CATEGORY 2 - Sodium Hypochlorite -Approximately 15,000 gal. per year.

12.5% Filtered, bulk liquid, 3,000 GAL deliveries

CATEGORY 3 - Chlorine Gas - Approximately 3,500 lbs. per year.

150 lb. cylinders 100% Chlorine

All Chemicals need to be NSF-60 certified for Drinking Water Treatment. All quantities are approximate and are not guaranteed. Prices shall remain constant throughout the term of any contract awarded.

Any contract will be awarded, if at all, for a three (3)-year term, subject to annual appropriation, and subject to the terms of the contract attached to and incorporated into the IFB.  The Invitation for Bids (“IFB”) may be obtained from the Procurement Office, 75 West Street, Natick, MA  01760, by emailing , between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. local time, Monday through Thursday, and between 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. (noon) local time, Friday, beginning on June 22, 2020. No Pre-Bid Conference will be held. Sealed Bids, contained in sealed envelopes marked “IFB: Town of Natick: Sealed Bid for the Provision of Chemicals - Bid” will be received until 11:00 A.M. local time, July 7, 2020, at the Procurement Office, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, at which time and place all Bids will be opened. Bids will be opened virtually, due to the current COVID 19 pandemic, and will be opened at the following website link:


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If the Procurement Office is closed due to weather or other emergency (other than the current COVID 19 emergency), the deadline for receipt of Bids will be extended until the same time on the next business day that the Procurement Office is open. All Bids shall comply with the IFB issued by the Town of Natick, including, without limitation, Section 1, Instructions to Bidders, and Bid Submission Requirements. The Town reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any, any part of, or all Bids in the best interest of the Town. Any Bid submitted will be binding for thirty (30) days subsequent to the deadline date for receipt of sealed Bids. Award shall be subject to appropriation and to all authorizations required by law, rule, or regulation.

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Publication Date/Time:
6/11/2020 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/7/2020 11:00 AM
Plan & Spec Available:
Plan Holders List:
Dubois Chemicals, Inc; Bid Prime, 1301 S IH 35, Austin, TX 78741; Aqualite US, 72 Progress Avenue, Tyngsboro, MA 01879; JCI/Jones Chemical, 40 Railroad Avenue, Merrimack, NH 03054/1765 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236; Univar USA, 175 Terminal Road, Providence, RI 02905; Astro Chemical, 126 Memorial Drive, Springfield, MA 01104; Haun Specialty Gas; Prime Vendor, 4622 Cedar Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403; PVS Chemicals, 10900 Harper Avenue, Detroit, MI 48213; Filo Chemical, 16 Prescott Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481; Borden-Remington (Boremco), 63 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721

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