NOTICE TO HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS
INVITATION TO BID
Worcester County, Maryland
The Worcester County Commissioners are currently accepting bids for rehabilitation work to be
performed on a single-family home located in the Berlin area of Worcester County. Bid specification
packages and bid forms are available to licensed Maryland Home Improvement Contractors. Packages
may be picked up from the Office of the County Commissioners, Worcester County Government Center,
One West Market Street - Room 1103, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863, obtained online at
www.co.worcester.md.us under the "Bids" drop-down menu in the lower right hand side of the home
page, or by calling the Commissioners' Office at 410-632-1194 to request a package by mail.
The projects are proposed to be funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
and are thus subject to all applicable Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights guidelines. Sealed bids will be
accepted until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022, in the Office of the County Commissioners
at the above address at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. Envelopes shall be
marked "Housing Rehabilitation Bid – Berlin #2 – November 28, 2022" in the lower left-hand corner.
Bids will be reviewed by staff and awarded by the County Commissioners at a future meeting. In
awarding the bids, the Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive formalities,
informalities and technicalities therein, and to take whatever bids they determine to be in the best interest
of the County considering lowest or best bid, quality of goods and work, time of delivery or completion,
responsibility of bidders being considered, previous experience of bidders with County contracts, or any
other factors they deem appropriate.
All inquiries regarding the bid specifications shall be directed to the Housing Program Inspector, Dave
Walter, at 410-603-4096. All other inquiries shall be directed to Davida Washington, at 410-632-1200,
WORCESTER COUNTY IS REQUESTING QUOTATIONS FROM QUALIFIED
CONTRACTORS FOR REPAIRS TO:
PROPERTY OF: Mary O’Neal
ADDRESS: 300 Flower St.
Berlin, MD 21811
TOTAL QUOTE: ____________
CONTRACTOR: ____________________________________ DATE: ____________
NO QUOTATIONS AFTER: November 28, 2022
PART ONE: GENERAL CONDITIONS
PART TWO: SCOPE OF WORK
PART ONE – GENERAL CONDITIONS
1) The Contractor shall coordinate all work in progress with the homeowner so as not
to severely disrupt living conditions. Inside work which is disruptive, or displaces
the use of the kitchen, bathroom, or bedrooms, shall be pursued continuously on
normal working days.
2) The Contractor shall be responsible for removing and replacing furniture and other
articles, to and from other storage areas on premises, as needed to allow work
space or to protect such possessions. Provide plastic film protection over all
furniture (if not removed), carpets, finished floors, etc. – also install film at
doorways as required.
3) The Contractor shall remove all excess material, construction debris, and other
existing debris and material specified herein, to an approved dumpsite off
premises. Work area shall be broom swept at the end of each work day.
4) The Contractor shall contact the Program Inspector or Housing Administrator for
direction in the event that coordination or clarification problems arise with the
homeowner or other contractors.
5) The Contractor shall coordinate closely with the homeowner as to which
possessions are considered “junk and debris” and which are valuable before
hauling anything away.
6) The Contractor shall leave all work areas on the premises in a neat and clean
condition and shall instruct the homeowner in the care and use of all installed
equipment and appliances. Owner’s manuals and warranty booklets are to be
provided to the homeowner for all applicable equipment, appliances, and
7) The Contractor shall not undertake or engage in any additional work intended to
be billed to the Program as an “extra” or as additional cost to the original contract
without a written change order signed by the Program Inspector, Housing
Administrator, and homeowner. A written change order as outlined above is also
required for substitutions or additions to the original scope of work not involving
8) The Contractor shall obtain and pay for all building, plumbing, electrical, well,
septic and other permits required for specified work.
9) The Contractor shall call for all inspections required by County law as well as
inspections to receive draw payments and any special inspections required by the
Program Inspector. All work shall conform to code.
10) All of the above general conditions shall be adhered to unless otherwise
specifically described in the following scope of work.
Contractor Conflict of Interest Disclosure
All businesses submitting bids for projects and activities which include funding through the
Maryland Community Development Block Grant Program must disclose any potential conflict of
interest. A conflict of interest may occur if the business owner/principals are related to or have a
business relationship with an employee, officer or elected official of Worcester County. If it is
determined there is a conflict of interest or potential conflict of interest, you may not be selected
even if your bid is determined to be the lowest, most qualified. The County can request for the
State of Maryland CDBG Program to review and make a determination which could result in a
waiver allowing for approval.
1. Are owner(s)/principal(s) ever been an employee, agent, consultant, officer, elected
official or appointed official of _______________________? □ Yes □ No
If yes, please identify:_____________________________________________________
2. Are owner(s)/principal(s) related (including through marriage or domestic partnership) to
an employee, agent, consultant, officer, elected or appointed official of _____________?
□ Yes □ No If yes, please identify:_________________________________________
3. Do owner(s)/principal(s) have a business or professional relationship with anyone
identified under Question #1? □ Yes □ No
If yes, please identify:______________________________________________________
I/We certify that the above information is true and correct. I/We understand that providing false
statements or information is grounds for termination of assistance and is punishable under federal
*For all non-construction contracts and for single family housing rehabilitation only
For Grantee Use Only:
CDBG Grant Number:
□ Conflict of Interest does not exist
□ Conflict of Interest exists
Date Sent to State:
□ Waiver Granted
□ Waiver Denied
Bid Submission Checklist
Contractor Qualification Form
Contractor Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form
Bid Form- on your company letterhead using Worcester format
Scope of Work with Line Item Breakdown- all lines completed
and total price
Section 3 Compliance Bid Form * if you are not a Section 3
employer and expect no new hires, check 3rd option and enter
“0” new employees
Section 3 Business Certification * if you are not Section 3
employer check bottom option; unable to certify
Attended Pre-bid meeting: ____ Required _X__ Not Required
Signed Bid Submission Checklist
Please check off items submitted above, sign and include this checklist with your submission
package. If you have any questions as to if a previously submitted Contractor Qualification Form
has expired, please contact Davida Washington at 410-632-1200, ext. 1171. Bids submitted with
no Contractor Qualification form on file dated within the past 6 months may not be considered.
Please note HUD 4010 enclosed for informational purposes; Davis Bacon is not required for this