TOWN OF NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS
INVITATION FOR BIDS
Pursuant to the provisions of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, (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 the General Contract from responsible and eligible bidders for Campus Drive/West Street Roadway Improvements (Complete Streets). Prospective Bidders shall be prequalified in accordance with 720 CMR 5.00, “Prequalification of Contractors”. MassDOT prequalification of contractors with the class of work as Highway Construction, for the Campus Drive/West Street Roadway Improvements (Complete Streets) Project, with an estimate value of $336,942.20, will be required.
Sealed Bids shall be received for the General Contract until June 2, 2022, 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 opened in the presence of a witness, read and registered. Viewing of the bid opening may be had at the following ZOOM site:
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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 Select Board. Each and every Bid shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR CAMPUS DRIVE/WEST STREET ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS (COMPLETE STREETS.)”
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.
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, by emailing , beginning on May 18, 2022.
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. 149, secs. 44A et seq. 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
Paul R. Joseph Chair
Michael J. Hickey, Jr. Vice Chair
Bruce T. Evans, Clerk
Kathryn M. Coughlin