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INVITATION FOR BIDS
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 30, Section 39M of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c. 30, §39M), the Town of Natick, the Awarding Authority, (hereinafter referred to as "Owner"), by the Natick Select Board of the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, invites sealed Bids for rehabilitation of the Grove Park/Eliot Street retaining wall, located off Eliot Street in Natick. Sealed Bids shall be received for the General Contract until January 27, 2022, at 9:00 A.M. local time, at the Procurement Office, located in the DPW Building, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760. No faxed or email, or conditional bids shall be accepted. If the Procurement Office within the DPW Building is closed due to weather or other emergency, the deadline for receipt of bids shall be extended until 9:00 A.M. local time on the next business day upon which the Procurement Office is open for business.
Bid opening shall be in the presence of a witness and shall be viewable virtually on ZOOM, at the following address:
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Each and every Bid shall be submitted on the Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents and shall be addressed to the Select Board. Each and every Bid shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR REHABILIATTION OF THE GROVE PARK/ELIOT STREET RETAINING WALL IN THE TOWN OF NATICK.”
The Work for this project consists of rehabilitation of the Grove Park/Eliot Street retaining wall in the Town of Natick. The Contractor shall supply all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the work shown on the Contract Drawings and hereinafter contained in the Specifications.
No Pre-Bid Conference will be held.
Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders. Every Bid shall be submitted in full accordance with those Instructions to Bidders. Bids shall be valid only when accompanied by all of the following: (1) a fully completed and properly executed "Bid Form for General Bid"; (2) Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount bid, in a form as described in the Instructions to Bidders and made payable to the "Town of Natick Select Board.”
Attention of the Bidder is called to the requirements for minimum prevailing wage rates to be paid under this Contract and the reporting associated thereto. Minimum prevailing wage rates are required as per M.G.L, c, 149, §§ 26 to 27D, inclusive. Minimum prevailing wage rates determined by the Commissioner are as contained in the Supplementary Conditions section of the Contract Documents.
Bids for this Contract are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30, §39M. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Payment and Performance Bond, with a surety company which is acceptable to Owner, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) full amount of the Contract. Contract payment will be by the unit price and lump sum price method as indicated on the Bid Form. No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date designated above for the opening. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to accept any Bid deemed by it to be in the best interest of the Town of Natick, and, to the extent permitted by law, to limit the extent of the work to keep within the limits of available funds. The award of any Contract pursuant to this Invitation for Bids is subject to appropriation by Natick Town Meeting.
Bidder’s attention is directed to the Non-Discrimination in Employment and Affirmative Action Program requirements of this Contract. The requirements of these programs are explained in the Instructions to Bidders and in Part I of the Supplementary Conditions of the Contract.
TOWN OF NATICK
Karen Adelman-Foster, Chair
Richard P. Jennett, Jr., Vice Chair
Michael J. Hickey, Jr., Clerk
Paul R. Joseph
Susan G. Salamoff
Director of Public Works
Jeremy Marsette, P.E.