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TOWN OF NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
CONTRACT NO. S-162
3 YEAR SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT
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 Board of Selectmen of the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, invites sealed Bids for the General Contract from responsible and eligible bidders for the 3 Year Sewer Rehabilitation Project. Sealed Bids shall be received for the General Contract until FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. local time, at the Natick DPW Building, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, at which time and place they will be publicly opened, read and registered.
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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 10:00 A.M. local time on the next business day upon which the Procurement Office is open for business.
Each and every Bid shall be submitted on the Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents and shall be addressed to the Board of Selectmen. Each and every Bid shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR CONTRACT NO. S-162 3 YEAR SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT.”
The Invitation for Bids contemplates the potential award of a three (3) year contract for sewer rehabilitation of “known and unknown” eight (8)-inch to thirty (30)-inch diameter mainline gravity sewers and six (6)-inch service chimneys and laterals using various rehabilitation methods, including but not limited to full length cured-in-place liners, pipe joint and service lateral test and seal methods, excavated point repairs and sewer replacement, and cured-in-place liner point repairs; and the rehabilitation of “known and unknown” sewer manholes using various rehabilitation methods, including but not limited to chemical grout sealing of active leaks, repairs of precast concrete and brick manhole structures, manhole lining, frame and cover repairs/replacement, and inflow frame inserts. The project also includes sewer main CCTV inspection and cleaning in all sewers to be rehabilitated and where directed by the Owner.
The Successful Bidder shall perform the sewer main and manhole rehabilitation work under a three (3) year Contract based upon an annual appropriation of funds and written authorization by the Owner. It is possible that all or a portion of the “as needed” work will be eliminated by the Owner.
The Contractor shall supply all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the rehabilitation work shown on the Contract Drawings and hereinafter contained in the Specifications.
A complete set of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Engineer, Haley and Ward, a Division of CES, Inc. for a deposit of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) or Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for plans only in cash or check, made payable to CES, Inc. This deposit will be refunded to document holders of record who return the Bidding Documents to the Engineer in good condition within fourteen (14) days after the opening of Bids. All requests for mailing Bidding Documents shall be accompanied by a separate, nonrefundable handling and mailing fee in the amount of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) in cash or a separate check made payable to CES, Inc. One (1) set of Bidding Documents will be furnished for the deposit and mailing fee stated.
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 Board of Selectmen.”
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. This Contract includes a price adjustment clause for gasoline and diesel fuel, Portland cement and liquid asphalt used on-site from start through the completion date, as contained in Section 01015 – Price Adjustments for Specific Materials.
TOWN OF NATICK
Board of Selectmen
Jonathan H. Freeman, Chairman
Karen Adelman-Foster, Vice Chairman
Richard P. Jennett, Jr, Clerk
Michael J. Hickey, Jr.
Susan G. Salamoff
Melissa A. Malone
Director of Public Works
Jeremy Marsette, P.E.
HALEY AND WARD, a Division of CES, Inc., ENGINEERS
Maynard, MA 01754-2097