NOTICE TO HOME IMPROVEMENT/LEAD REMEDIATION 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 Pocomoke City town limits. Bid specification packages
and bid forms are available to licensed Maryland Home Improvement Contractors holding MOE and RRP
lead certifications and 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 project is proposed to be funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and
State Special Loans Program is thus subject to all applicable Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights
guidelines. Sealed bids will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021 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 - Pocomoke" in the lower left-hand comer.
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 bes_ t 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 pre-bid meeting and bid specifications shall be directed to the Program
Inspector, Dave Walter, at 410-213-2021. All other inquiries shall be directed to Jo Ellen Bynum,
Housing Program Administrator, at 410-632-1200, ext. 1171.
WORCESTER COUNTY HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM
These specifications cover general items of information relating to this bid solicitation. Detailed
specifications for the homes to be rehabilitated are attached. Bids will be accepted until 1:00 p.m.
on Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Worcester County Commissioners Office, Room 1103, One
West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 at which time they will be opened and read
aloud. General telephone inquiries may be directed to the County's Housing Consultant, Jo Ellen
Bynum, at 410-632-1200, ext. 1171. Questions of a technical nature may be directed to the
. Program Inspector, Dave.Walter, at 410-213-2021. Bids may be mailed or deUvered in person.
Faxed bids are not acceptable. Bids must be clearly marked "Housing Rehabilitation Bid-
Pocomoke". Each bid must be signed and dated.
Contractor qualifications: Any contractor who has not submitted a Contractor Qualification form
to the Program within the past six (6) months must complete and return the enclosed form.
Contractors for these projects must be licensed Maryland Home Improvement Contractors as
well as be certified RRP and MDE lead contractors. Contractors must also possess active
liability insurance ($100,000/$300,000 for personal injury and $50,000/$100,000 for property
Completion of job: Contractors are expected to commence work within ten (30) days of the
issuance of the Notice To Proceed. Work must be completed within thirty (60) days of
commencement of job. If anticipated start date and completion schedule is different than outlined
above, please write estimated dates on enclosed Bid Form.
Contracting Policy: Attached to this bid is a copy of the Rehabilitation Program Guidelines.
Contractors are urged to read this document carefully.