Advertisement for Bidders for Sweeping Contract, DPW 23-09

Thursday, January 5, 12:00 pm





Sealed Proposals addressed to the Department of Public Works, 189 Wells Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts and endorsed “Proposal for Contract DPW 23-09, Sweeping Streets and Parking Lots, Various Locations” will be accepted by the Department of Public Works in the Administration Building at the DPW Yard. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 19, 2023 and then at that time, publicly opened and read aloud in the Administration Building Meeting Room.

The work consists of sweeping the business district (2.7 miles) as directed; sweeping designated streets (app. 53.15 miles) once in the spring and sweeping miscellaneous streets and parking lots as directed. The contract is for a one year period, January 2023 to January 2024.

The Bid Security from the Contractor in the form of cash, certified check, treasurer check, or cashier’s check, drawn upon a responsible bank in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or a bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid shall be made payable to the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts and shall be enclosed with the Bid.

Contract Documents and proposal forms may be secured electronically at no charge by contacting or by downloading them from the City’s Procurement Department’s webpage at

Attention is called to the following:

  1. Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30B as amended.
  2. Minimum Wage Rates, as determined by the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industries, under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Sections 26 and 27G, as amended, apply to this project. The following will also apply M.G.L. Chapter 149, and 49A-44L.
  3. The successful bidder must comply with Chapter 151B as amended, of the Massachusetts General Laws and with the provisions of Executive Order No. 74, as amended by Executive Order No. 116 dated May 1, 1975 pertaining to Equal Opportunity Anti-Discrimination and Affirmative Action.

A Performance Bond in the full amount of the contract will be required of the successful bidder.

The City of Greenfield reserves the right to waive any informality in and to reject any or all proposals or to accept the proposal deemed most satisfactory to the owner, if it be in the public interest to do so.

The Contract awarding authority is:

City of Greenfield

Department of Public Works

Greenfield, Massachusetts

Posted to: Public Works on 2023-01-03 11:35:57 (updated 2023-01-03 11:35:57).