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Bid Number: 23-089-C
Bid Title: Fitout of Temporary Library (GC and Painting Filed Sub)
Category: Construction and Public Works (Chapter 149 and Chapter 30, 39m)
Status: Closed


The City of Fitchburg invites sealed bids for tenant fit-out and interior renovations of 166 Boulder Drive space for the temporary relocation of Fitchburg’s Public Library. This project includes architectural work only, associated mechanical and electrical work will be bid separately. Bidding procedures shall be in accordance with Massachusetts general laws, Chapter 149, sections 44A through 44J as amended by chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004. 

SUB BIDS: Sealed bids from qualified sub bidders who have been certified by the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) are invited for the following sub-trade: painting

GENERAL BIDS: Sealed bids for the General Contract, from bidders who have been certified by the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAMM) for the category of work and the dollar amount of this project pursuant to section 19 of chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004. 

Sub bids will be received until 2:00 PM June 16, 2023. 

General bids will be received until 2:00 PM June 23, 2023. 

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held on June 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM local time at the job site location, 166 Boulder Drive in Fitchburg MA, 01420. All Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. 

AVAILABILITY OF BID DOCUMENTS: Specifications, Terms and Conditions and Forms may be obtained via the City’s website at, under current solicitations. Complete sets of bidding documents shall be used in preparing bids; the City does not assume any responsibility for errors of misinterpretations resulting from use of incomplete sets of bidding documents of for modifications to the bidding documents including electronic conversion. 

Addenda will be issued electronically to all plan holders who have registered through the City’s portal. It is the sole responsibility of the contractor, subcontractor, vendor and/or corporation to review all ADDENDUMS twenty-four hours prior to bid-opening. 

RECEIPT OF BIDS: SEALED BIDS will be received by the Chief Procurement Officer until date and time stipulated herein above.

Bid shall be addressed and delivered to the Chief Procurement Officer, City Hall, 718 Main Street, Suite 208, Fitchburg, MA 01420. City Hall is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays. 


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR BID PACKAGE DELIVERIES: If the bid is to be dropped off in person, please go to the Purchasing Office on the second floor. Please leave yourself ample time before the deadline time to deliver your bid. Bids arriving late or left in any outside receptacle will be rejected and returned unopened.

BID SECURITY: Bid security in the amount of 5% of the bid amount must accompany each General Bid and each Filed Sub-Bid.

PERFORMANCE, LABOR AND MATERIAL BONDS: The successful General Bidder and sub-bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price, and of a surety company qualified to do business under the laws of the Commonwealth. 

The Awarding Authority reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids if it is in the public interest to do so, and to reject any sub-bid if the Awarding Authority determines that such sub-bid does not represent the bid of a person competent to perform the work as specified.

Mary A. Delaney
 Chief Procurement Officer

Publication Date/Time:
6/2/2023 9:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
6/23/2023 2:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
June 9, 2023 at 10AM
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