SPRINGFIELD PARKING AUTHORITY
INVITATION FOR BIDS # FY 2018-001
Repair and Preventative Maintenance of the Columbus Center Garage
Bid submission due date and time:
Sealed bids for General Contract
Due on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Until 2:00 PM local time (EST)
Sealed sub-bids for the trades listed herein
Due on Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Until 2:00 PM local time (EST)
by the contact person shown below:
Ehsanul Bhuiya, Comptroller / CPO
The Springfield Parking Authority invites sealed bids for the Repair and Preventative Maintenance of the Columbus Center Parking Garage, One E. Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA 01103, in accordance with Contract Documents prepared by DESMAN Associates, 18 Tremont Street – Suite 300, Boston, MA 02108. The work of this contract includes concrete, waterproofing, masonry and painting, repairs and/or replacement.
Sealed bids for the General Contract on forms furnished by the Springfield Parking Authority will be received at the office of the Springfield Parking Authority, 150 Bridge Street, Springfield, MA 01103 until 2:00 PM local time (EST) on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. All General Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter.
Sealed sub-bids for the trades listed herein on forms furnished by the Springfield Parking Authority will be received at the office of the Springfield Parking Authority, 150 Bridge Street, Springfield, MA 01103 until 2:00 PM local time (EST) on Thursday, October 19th, 2017. All Filed Sub-Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter.
Each General Bidder must be certified by the Department of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) for the category of work and dollar amount of this project and to be considered must submit with his or her Bid, a DCAM Certification and Update Statement indicating additional work or contracts performed or executed after the certification date. The category of work for this Project is General Contracting. The estimated construction cost of this project is $700,000.
Each Filed Sub-Bidder must be certified by DCAM showing that the Sub-Bidder has been certified in their particular sub-bid category to participate on public construction projects and to perform the work required for a sub-bid to be considered. A DCAM Certification and Update Statement indicating additional work or contracts performed or executed after the certification date must be submitted.
Each General Bidder and each Sub-Bidder may obtain complete sets of the Bidding Documents, including Bid Forms, after 2:00 PM local time (EST), on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, at the Springfield Parking Authority website: http://springfieldparkingauthority.com/bids/ . Copies of Addenda will be emailed to registered bidders without charge.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on-site at 10:00 AM (est) on Friday, October 13th, 2017. All prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this walk-through and meeting.
Filed Sub-Bids are required for the following trades: Waterproofing, Dampproofing and Caulking, Masonry Work and Plumbing.
Each General Bid and filed Sub-Bid shall be accompanied by Bid Security equal to five (5%) percent of the Bid amount in the form of a Bid Bond, Certified Treasurer’s or Cashier’s Check, issued by a responsible U.S. bank or Trust Company, payable to the Springfield Parking Authority. Each Bidder shall attach required Bid Bond or Check to the Bid Form.
The Bid Securities of all General Bidders, except those of the three lowest, responsible and eligible General Bidders, will be returned within five (5) business days, after the opening of the General Bids.
The Bid Securities of all Filed Sub-Bidders, except those of the Sub-Bidders named in the General Bids of the three lowest, responsible and eligible General Bidders, and those of the three lowest responsible and eligible Sub-Bidders for each sub-trade, will be returned within five (5) business days, after the opening of General Bids.
The Springfield Parking Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any or all General Bids not deemed to the in the best interest of the Authority. The Authority reserves the right to reject any Filed Sub-Bids if it determines that such Sub-Bid does not represent the Sub-Bid of a person competent to perform the work as specified or that less than three (3) such bids were received. (Ch. 149, Sec. 44E).
The successful General Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond as required by the Contract Documents.
All bids for this Project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws (Ter. Ed.), including without limitation, Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended; Masss. G.L. Chapter 149, Sections 44A through 44L inclusive; and Chapter 149, Section 26 through 27D inclusive.
Attention is directed to the fact that no less than the minimum wages set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this Project and that no Sales Tax should be included in the bid.
All bids shall remain in effect for sixty (60) days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the General Bids.
The Springfield Parking Authority supports minority and women (MWBE) participation, as well
as hiring locally, in all contracts.
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