Bid Opening for Contract DPW 18-25

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 2:00 pm until 2:30 pm
City Hall Meeting Room #203



14 Court Square

Greenfield, MA 01301

Sealed Proposals addressed to the Department of Public Works, 14 Court Square, Greenfield, Massachusetts and endorsed “Proposal for Contract DPW 18-25, Newton School Improvements” will be accepted by the Department of Public Works in Room 208, on the second floor of City Hall. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on June 7, 2018, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Community Meeting Room (#203) on the second floor of City Hall.

Work consists of the replacement of the existing concrete staircase at the main entrance; replacement of miscellaneous deteriorated sidewalk panels (approximately 350 S.F.); and replacement of approximately 427’ of pre-cast concrete curbing at the Newton School located at 70 Shelburne Road, Greenfield, MA.

The Engineer’s opinion of probable cost is $50,000.

Plans, specifications, and proposal forms will be emailed upon request by contacting or or by downloading them from the City’s Purchasing Department’s webpage at To get on the Bidder’s List, proposers should contact the DPW at or by calling 413-772-1528 x6104. Plans and Specifications will be available after May 23, 2018.

The Bid Security from the Contractor in the form of cash, certified check, treasurer’s 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.

A 100% Performance Bond and 100% Payment Bond will be required of the successful bidder.

Attention is called to the following:

  1. Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M, as amended.
  1. Wages are subject to Massachusetts minimum wage rates as per M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H inclusive.
  2. 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 pre-bid site visit is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29th at 10:00am at the Newton School.

The responsive and responsible bidder offering the lowest price shall be awarded the project, subject to the availability of funding. The City of Greenfield reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

The Contract/Bid/Proposal awarding authority is:

City of Greenfield

Department of Public Works

Greenfield, Massachusetts

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