Invitation For Bid (IFB)

*DOWNLOAD RESPONSIBILITY:  Massachusetts Chapter 30B Uniform Procurement Act states that vendors who download an IFB are required to check the website periodically for any addenda to the IFB issued by jurisdiction.  If you download the specifications, please either check back for addenda or email ssieger@harwichwater.com and request to be added to distribution list for addenda.  Questions and concerns should be directed to Superintendent, Dan Pelleltier at dpelletier@harwichwater.com.

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EXCAVATOR

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Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30B the Harwich Water Department is soliciting sealed bids for an 8,700 lb. class reduced tail swing excavator. The excavator is to be a 2019 current production model with a full new manufacturer’s warranty with no hours. Bids will be received at the Water Department office located at 196 Chatham Rd. Harwich MA 02645 on September 26th, 2019 at 11:00AM. Bid forms and specifications can be obtained electronicall via this link: BID SPECS DOWNLOAD* or at the Water Department office.

The Town 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 Town.

The Town of Harwich,
Water Superintendent
Daniel Pelletier
Board of Water Commissioners:
Allin Thompson, Chairman
Judith Underwood, Vice Chair
Gary Carreiro, Clerk

Excavator Bid Specs

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WATER SERVICE RENEWALS

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Sealed bids for furnishing the following item will be received at the Office of the Harwich Water Department, 196 Chatham Road, Harwich, MA 02645 until the time specified below at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read.

Specifications and bid forms may be obtained electronically via this link:  BID SPECS DOWNLOAD* or at the Water Department Office Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held September 20th 2019 at 9:00AM at the Water Department Office located at 196 Chatham Road, Harwich MA 02645. All bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.

Bids will be opened in the Harwich Water Department office on September 26, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Each Bid must be accompanied by a bid security consisting of a BID BOND, CASH, or, CERTIFIED CHECK issued by a responsible bank or trust company in the amount of 5% of the bid price.

A performance bond in an amount equal to 100 percent 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 labor and materials bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total contract price.

All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts, including, but not limited to G.L. c.30, §39M.

Attention is directed to the minimum wage rates to be paid 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 in 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 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.

The Town 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 Town.

The Town of Harwich,
Water Superintendent:
Daniel Pelletier
Board of Water Commissioners:
Allin Thompson, Chairman
Judith Underwood, Vice Chair
Gary Carreiro, Clerk

Water Service Renewal Bid Specs