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BOARD OF SELECTMEN
INVITATION FOR BIDS
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 149, Sections 44A to 44H, inclusive, of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Town of Natick, MA, the Awarding Authority, (hereinafter referred to as "Owner"), by the Natick Board of Selectmen, will receive sealed bids from responsible and eligible bidders for the General Contract (“Contract”) for the Replacement of the existing roof(s) at the Lilja Elementary School; 41 Bacon Street, and Brown Elementary School; 1 Jean Burke Drive, Natick, MA 01760 until 11:00 A.M. local time, Thursday, March 30, 2017 for Filed Sub-Bids and 11:00 A.M. local time, Thursday, April 6, 2017 for General Bids, at the Procurement Office, Natick Public Works, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, at which time they will be publicly opened, read, and registered.
The DCAMM classification required for the general contractor is “Roofing.”
The DCAMM classification required for the filed sub-bidder is “Painting”
Each and every bid shall be submitted on the Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents and shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE EXISTING ROOFS AT THE BROWN & LILJA ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS”.
A Pre-Bid conference will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, beginning at the Lilja Elementary School; 41 Bacon Street, Natick, MA 01760. A visit to the Brown Elementary School; 1 Jean Burke Drive, Natick, MA 01760 will follow the visit to the Lilja Elementary School.
This Invitation for Bids contemplates the following Work to be performed: Replacement of the Existing Roofs at the Brown and Lilja Elementary Schools
The Contractor shall supply all labor and materials and equipment necessary to complete the work shown on the Contract Drawings and hereafter contained in the Specifications.
The Invitation for Bids (“IFB”) may be obtained from the Procurement Office, Natick Public Works, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, 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 Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
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", in the case of a Bid for the General Contract, or “Bid Form for Filed Sub-Bid”, in the case of a Bid for a Filed Sub-Contract; (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 Board of Selectmen”; (3) a copy of a "Certificate of Eligibility" issued by the Deputy Commissioner of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) showing that the Bidder has the classification and capacity rating to perform the work required; and (4) an update statement in such form as the Deputy Commissioner of DCAMM shall prescribe.
Wage rates paid under this Contract are subject to the minimum wage rates established under the provisions of Chapter 149, Sections 26 to 27G inclusive of the Massachusetts General Laws.
The successful Bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the Contract Price and a Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the Contract Price with a surety company which is acceptable to Owner.
Contract payment shall be by the lump sum price indicated in the Bid Form.
No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days (Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded) after the actual date of the opening of the General Bids.
Bids for this Contract are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, Sections 44A et seq.
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 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.
Town of Natick, Massachusetts
Richard P. Jennett, Jr., Chairman
Nicholas S. Mabardy, Vice Chairman
Jonathan H. Freedman, Clerk
John J. Connolly
Susan G. Salamoff
Martha L. White
Deputy Town Administrator – Operations
William D. Chenard
Director of Public Works
Jeremy Marsette, P.E.