The Town of Acton, Massachusetts, acting through its Projects Administrator, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for the construction of the North Acton Fire Station 4 located at 66-68 Harris Street, Acton, MA 01720, in accordance with Contract Documents prepared by Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc. 16 Chestnut Street, Suite 301, Foxborough, MA 02035.
All bids for this Project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, M.G.L., c.149, § 44A through 44L.
Discretionary prequalification of the General Bidders and all Filed Sub-Bidders has been completed by the Awarding Authority. A listing of the pre-qualified contractors is provided in the bid documents. All other Sub-Categories are open to all prospective bidders that are DCAMM certified in their respective trades.
In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this project, all Sub-Bidders who have not been prequalified as noted above and herein shall submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management, DCAMM (formerly the Division of Capital Planning and Operations, DCPO), together with an Update Statement as required by M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44D.
Filed Sub-bids for the trades listed below will be received until 2:00 P.M., on July 15, 2020 and publicly opened, forthwith online.
General Bids will be received until 2:00 P.M., on July 29, 2020 and publicly opened, forthwith online.
All Bids should be submitted electronically online at www.projectdog.com and received no later than the date and time specified above. Hard copy bids will not be accepted by Projectdog Inc. or by the Awarding Authority. Tutorials and Instructions are available online at www.Projectdog.com Click here to download the Projectdog EBid Supplement. For assistance, contact Projectdog Inc. at 978.499.9014.
Copies of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) package will be available beginning June 17, 2020 after 2:00 PM at www.Projectdog.com, and will be available until submission deadline. Click “Sign Up” to register for free, or login with an existing account. Enter Project Code 839117 in the project locator box. Select Acquire Documents” to download Documents.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on July 8, 2020, 10:00 AM local time at the future North Acton Fire Station, 66-68 Harris Street, Acton, MA 01720.
Filed sub-bids will be required and taken for the following classes of work:
SECTION 04 00 01 MASONRY FILED SUB BID
MISCELLANEOUS AND ORNAMENTAL IRON
SECTION 05 00 01 MISCELLANEOUS AND ORNAMENTAL IRON FILED SUB BID
WATERPROOFING, DAMPROOFING AND CAULKING
SECTION 07 00 01 WATERPROOFING, DAMPROOFING AND CAULKING FILED SUB BID
ROOFING AND FLASHING
SECTION 07 00 02 ROOFING AND FLASHING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 08 00 01 METAL WINDOWS FILED SUB BID
GLASS & GLAZING
SECTION 08 00 01 GLASS AND GLAZING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 09 00 01 TILING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 09 00 02 ACOUSTICAL TILE FILED SUB BID
SECTION 09 00 03 RESILIENT FLOORING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 09 00 04 PAINTING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 21 00 00 FIRE PROTECTION FILED SUB BID
SECTION 22 00 00 PLUMBING FILED SUB BID
SECTION 23 00 00 HVAC FILED SUB BID
SECTION 26 00 00 ELECTRICAL
Every General Bid shall be accompanied by a bid deposit, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the bid amount, in the form of a certified check; or a treasurer’s check; or a cashier’s check; issued by a responsible bank or trust company, made payable to the Town of Acton; or a bid bond in a form satisfactory to the Town of Acton, with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the respective general bid.
The Contract Documents may be examined, but not removed, by appointment only, between the hours of 7:30AM and 3:00PM by calling 978 929 7414, at the following location:
Public Safety Facility
371 Main Street Acton MA 01720
Each bidder is advised to visit the site of the proposed work, become fully acquainted with conditions as they exist, and thoroughly examine the Contract Documents. Failure of any bidder to visit the site and to examine the Contract Documents shall in no way relieve the bidder from any obligation with regard to the bid as submitted. Arrangements for site visitation, during the bidding period, may be made in the manner set forth in the INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.
The successful General Bidder will be required to provide a performance bond, and a labor and materials payment bond, issued by a company authorized to do business in Massachusetts and satisfactory to the Awarding Authority, each bond being in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract Amount.
The minimum wages to be paid for all labor on the project are established in a schedule issued by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries, in accordance with Section 26A - 27D inclusive, of Chapter 149 of the M.G.L., as amended, said schedule being made a part of the Contract Documents and is included therein.
Materials, equipment and supplies to be used on this project are exempt from sales tax to the extent provided by M.G.L. Chapter 64H, Section 6(f).
The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 45 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.
The Town of Acton reserves the right to waive any informalities to accept or reject, in whole or in part any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Acton.
The Town of Acton is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages participation from certified minority and women-owned businesses.
John S Mangiaratti