Savage Field Renovation Bid Infomation

Savage Field Bid Information

SECTION 001116   INVITATION TO BID

The Town of Clinton, hereinafter called the Owner and Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from Contractors for the Savage Field Improvements Project at Savage Field located on Vale Street in Clinton, MA in accordance with the contract documents. The project involves construction of a new parking lot, playground, walkways, and related amenities.

Sealed bids for the General Contract shall be filed with the Awarding Authority by Wednesday, July 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., local time, at the Clinton Town Hall, Board of Selectmen Office, 242 Church Street, Clinton, MA  01510. At this time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The clock in the office shall be considered official time.  No late bids shall be accepted.  No faxed or emailed bids shall be accepted.

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available from Westongraphics at www.westongraphics.com/bids after 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  Note:  Bidders must register with Westongraphics in order to receive notification of addenda.  The Awarding Authority will not be responsible for notifying bidders that are not registered.  There is a plan deposit of $50.00 per set payable to Westongraphics for hardcopy sets of the documents.  Partial sets are not available.  Deposits may be paid by credit card, certified or cashier’s check.  This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty days of the bid opening. Otherwise plan deposit shall become the property of the Awarding Authority.  Additional sets may be purchased for $50.  Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed shall include a separate check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), payable to Westongraphics to cover mail handling costs.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the project site on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. 

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the form of a bid bond, issued by a responsible surety company licensed to do business in Massachusetts, or a certified check, or a treasurer’s or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company and made payable to the Town of Clinton, in the amount of 5% of the bid price.

A performance bond in an amount equal to 100% of the total amount of the contract price with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will be required for the faithful performance of the contract, as well as a payment bond in an amount equal to 100% of the total contract price.

All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts, including G.L. c.30, § 39M, as amended.

Attention is directed to the minimum wage rates as determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and the weekly payroll record submittal requirements under the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 through 27D inclusive.

Selection of the contractor will be based upon bidder qualifications, including evidence of past performance on similar projects and bid price.  The contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the awarding authority to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder.

The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 days, with Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.

The Town of Clinton, 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 Owner.

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