Town of Halifax MA
499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338
Requests for Proposals/Invitations for Bids
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The Town of Halifax lists various Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs) on this section of the Town's web site along with any required publications in local newspapers and/or the Massachusetts Central Register or the Goods and Services Bulletin. Potential bidders are advised to check this site for any changes or addenda to the RFPs and IFBs.

In addition to listing RFPs and IFBs, this page also lists the sale of surplus property such as supplies and equipment or land or buildings for sale by the Town.

Anyone interested in receiving announcements about RFPs, IFBs, or the sale of surplus property should subscribe to the announcement list through the Town's E-Subscriber service.

Bid Information
Repair and Replacement of Doors, Windows, and Siding at the Halifax Elementary School, 464 Plymouth Street
THIS PROJECT IS BEING ELECTRONICALLY BID AND HARD COPY BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder.  The bids are to be prepared and submitted at .  Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online (click on the ìTutorialî tab at the bottom footer).  

The Town of Halifax, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from General Contractors for the Repair and Replacement of Doors, Windows, and Siding of the Halifax Elementary School, 464 Plymouth Street (Project 2018-SchoolRepair) in Halifax, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by Habeeb and Associates dated December 13, 2017

The Project consists of:
Repair and Replacement of Doors, Windows, and Siding

The work is estimated to cost $2,600,000 (including all alternates).

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 ß44A-J & to minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L. c.l49 ßß26 to 27H inclusive.

General bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in the following category of work ñ General Building Construction and must submit a current DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility and signed DCAMM Prime Update Statement (Form CQ 3).

General Bids will be received until January 8, 2018 at 4:00pm and publicly opened, forthwith online.
Filed Sub-bids for the trades listed below will be received until December 29, 2017 at 4:00pm and publicly opened, forthwith online.

Filed sub-bidders must be DCAMM certified for the trades listed below and bidders must include a current DCAMM Sub-Bidder Certificate of Eligibility and a signed DCAMM Sub-Bidderís Update Statement.  

Section 09 900 Painting

All Bids should be submitted electronically online at and received no later than the date and time specified above.

General bids and sub-bids shall be accompanied by a bid deposit that is not less than five (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount (considering all alternates), and made payable to the Town of Halifax, Massachusetts.
Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for pick-up at (may be viewed electronically and hardcopy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. at 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA  01749 (978-568-1167).

There is a plan deposit of $50 per set payable to BidDocs Online Inc.

Deposits may be electronically paid or must be a check.   This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders and for one set for sub-bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty days of receipt of general bids. Otherwise the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority.

Additional sets may be purchased for $50.

Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), payable to BidDocs ONLINE, Inc., to cover mail handling costs.

The Pre-Bid Conference and site visit will be on December 19, 2017 at 11:00am at Halifax Elementary School, 464 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338.

The Contract Documents may be seen, but not removed at: Nashoba Blue Inc., 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA  01749 , 978-568-1167.

Addendum #1 for this contract was published on December 21, 2017.

Addendum #2 for this contract was published on December 27, 2017.

January 8, 2018 at 4:00pm
Alum Pumping Facility for
West Monponsett Pond
The Town Administrator for the Town of Halifax, Massachusetts on behalf of the Board of Selectmen is soliciting responses for the Alum Pump Facility for West Monponsett Pond. The overall services sought under this RFP are the professional engineering services associated with the design, permitting and construction administration of a low-dose alum pump facility located on the town owned property on the western shore of West Monponsett Pond.

The Town of Halifax has received an appropriation through the MassDEP 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Program to secure the services as requested in this Request for Proposal (RFP). The goal of this RFP is to identify the Respondent who can best complete the work as outlined in these documents. An 18 month contract commencing January, 2018 is being offered for completing the full scope of work. This RFP and contract work is contingent upon the approval of the appropriation of funds for this project by the Board of Selectmen.

This solicitation is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30B, and all contracts must be strictly awarded in accordance with the requirements of the Request for Proposal. The Town has no discretion under the law to consider proposals that fail to comply with those requirements, except for minor informalities as permitted by MGL Chapter 30B Section 5(f). If it becomes necessary to revise any part of this RFP or otherwise provide additional information, an addendum will be issued to all prospective proposers who received copies of the original request.

The deadline for submission is January 16, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Addendum: Disregard the following on page 15: 7. Include Appendix E "Contractor Information Sheet". There is no Appendix E "Contractor Information Sheet". Appendix E is the content of the legal advertisement for this RFP.
January 16, 2018 at 2:00pm

Bidders are advised to check this web site for any changes or addenda.

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

The Town has concluded its bidding process for Premium Unleaded Gasoline and for Diesel Fuel for July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 and for two possible additional one-year periods (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 and July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019). On April 11, 2017, the Board of Selectmen voted to continue the contract for the July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 period.

The results were as follows:

Gasoline - Price above rack
Diesel - Price above rack
Noonan Bros. Petroleum
Dennis K. Burke
Santa Buckley Energy

The contracts were awarded to Noonan Bros.

The Town does not maintain a list of interested bidders for future contracts. Interested bidders can sign up for the Town's mailing list for Contracts and Bids at:

When the Town issues an IFB for gasoline and diesel fuel, all subscribers to the mailing list will be notified.

The Town maintains an 8,000 gallon tank for gasoline and a 6,000 tank for diesel fuel, both at 60 Hemlock Lane.

Heating Oil

The Town of Halifax participates in the annual bid by Plymouth County. Please contact the County for more information.

Electricity Generation

The Town's current electricity contract is with Engie at a price of $0.09268 per kWh. The contract ends in December 2020.

Natural Gas

The Town's current natural gas supplier is Sprague Operating Resources. The contract ends on July 31, 2018. The price of $0.58 per therm.