Main Library HVAC System Improvements

Agency: City of Newton
State: Massachusetts
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Posted Date: Dec 14, 2023
Due Date: Jan 18, 2024
Solicitation No: 24-39
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Main Library HVAC System Improvements
  • Department: Purchasing
  • RFP Number: 24-39
  • Start Date: 12/14/2023 10:00 AM
  • Close Date: 01/18/2024 10:00 AM

Main Library HVAC System Improvements as outlined in the project documents.

Pre-Bid Meeting: December 20, 2023 at 10:00AM, Newton Main Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton Centre, 02459 (Not Mandatory)

DCAMM Certification and 5% Bid Surety Required. Category of Work: HVAC, Sub Trade: Electrical

Filed Sub Trade Bids due January 4, 2024 at 10AM

24-39 Library HVAC System Improvements

Drawings

HVAC Specifications

Electrical Specifications

24-39-Library HVAC-Bidders List

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CITY OF NEWTON
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS
PROJECT MANUAL:
MAIN LIBRARY HVAC SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
INVITATION FOR BID #24-39
Pre-Bid: December 20, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.
Filed Sub-Bid Opening: January 4, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.
General Bid Opening Date: January 18, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.
DECEMBER 2023
Ruthanne Fuller, Mayor
CITY OF NEWTON
PROJECT MANUAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
MAIN LIBRARY HVAC SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
Cover Page
1
Table of Contents
2-3
Part 1 - Bidding Documents, Contract Forms, and Conditions of the Contract
1.
- Invitation for Bid
4-5
2.
- Instructions to Bidders
6-9
3.
- Bid Forms & Bidder's Qualification Forms
Bid Form for General Contractor
DCAM Certificate of Eligibility, Form CQ 7 (Supplied by Bidder)
DCAM Update Statement, Form CQ-3, (Supplied by Bidder)
Bidder’s Qualifications and References Form
Certificate of Non-Collusion
Certificate of Tax Compliance
Certificate of Foreign Corporation
Debarment Letter
IRS W-9 Form
Business Category Information Form
10-12
13-14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Bid Form for Sub-Bids
DCAM Certificate of Eligibility, Form CQ 7 (Supplied by Bidder)
DCAM Update Statement, Form CQ-3, (Supplied by Bidder)
Bidder’s Qualifications and References Form
Certificate of Non-Collusion
Certificate of Tax Compliance
Certificate of Foreign Corporation
Debarment Letter
IRS W-9 Form
Business Category Information Form
21-22
23-24
25
26
27
28
29
30
4.
- Contract Forms - (Informational only. Not required at time of bid submittal) 31
Owner - Contractor Contract
Certificate of Authority - Corporate
Performance Bond
Payment Bond
32-34
35
36
37
5.
- General Conditions of the Contract
38-43
6.
- Special Conditions - Commonwealth of Massachusetts and City of Newton 44-49
7.
- Wage Rate Requirements
50
Department of Labor Minimum Wage Rates
Notice of Awarding Authorities
Certificate of Compliance
Weekly Payroll Report Form
51-92
93
94
95
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Part 2 - General Requirements and Project Specifications
1.
- Special Conditions
2.
- HVAC Specifications (39 pages, separate attached file)
- Electrical Specifications (11 pages, separate attached file)
- Drawings (8 pages, separate attached file)
96-99
END OF SECTION
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CITY OF NEWTON
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
INVITATION FOR BID #24-39
The City of Newton invites sealed bids in accordance with M.G.L. c.149 from Contractors for
MAIN LIBRARY HVAC SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
Pre Bid will be held at Main Library, 330 Homer Street at: 10:00a.m., Wednesday, December 20 2023 (Not Mandatory)
Filed Sub Bids will be opened at:
10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 4, 2024
General Contractor Bids will be opened at:
10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 18, 2024
at the Purchasing Department, Room 108, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA 02459. Bids will not be
accepted nor may submitted bids be corrected, modified or withdrawn after the dealine for bids. Following the deadline for bids,
all bids received within the time specified will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Contract Documents will be available on line at the City’s website: www.newtonma.gov/bids after: 10:00 a.m., December 14,
2023. Bidders are responsible for downloading the specifications from the City’s web site at www.newtonma.gov/bids . Bidders
are requested to email the Purchasing Department (www.newtonma.gov/bids ) their Company Name, Address, Email address,
Phone & Facsimile number and what bid # (i.e. #24-39) they have downloaded.
During the bidding period, the City of Newton shall make the Main Library available, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.,
for all bidders to visit the facility with designated City personnel. The City strongly encourages each bidder to visit the site;
bidders will be responsible for all work under this Contract whether they visit the site or not. Bidders may contact Art Cabral /
Public Buildings to arrange viewing (617) 594-2457.
The project requires bids from General Contractors and Filed Sub Bid Contractors. All General Bids must be accompanied by
a copy of a “Certificate of Eligibility” (DCAMM Form CQ-7) issued by the Department of Capital Asset Management and
Maintenance (DCAMM) and a “Contractor Update Statement” (DCAMM Form CQ-3). The category of work for which the Bidder
must be certified: HVAC
All Sub Trade Bids must be accompanied by a copy of a DCAMM “Certificate of Eligibility” and Contractor “Update
Statement.” The category of work for which the Sub Trade Bidder(s) must be certified in is: Electrical
The term of this contract shall extend for ten months from the date of contract execution.
All General and Filed Sub Bids must be accompanied by a bid deposit in an amount that is not less than five percent (5%)
of the value of the bid, including all add alternates. Bid deposits, payable to the City of Newton, shall be either in the form of a
bid bond, or cash, or a certified check on, or a treasurer's or cashier's check issued by, a responsible bank or trust company.
Bidders are reminded that the bid deposit covers the City for damages when a bidder withdraws its bid after the bid submisssion
date. Be advised that to the extent permitted by the law the City will retain all bid deposits for withdrawn bids.
All bids shall be submitted as one (1) ORIGINAL and one (1) COPY.
All bids are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44 A-J. Wages are subject to minimum wage rates
determined by the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 149, Sec. 26 to 27H. The schedule
of wage rates applicable to this contract is included in the bidding documents. In addtion, the prevailing wage schedule will be
updated annually for all public construction projects lasting longer than one (1) year or at each renewal, as applicable. You will be
required to pay the rates set out in any updated prevailing wage schedule. Increases in prevailing wage schedules will not be the
basis for change order requests. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Certificate of Insurance demonstrating current
coverage of the type and amounts set forth in the Project Manual.
In the event that the winning bid is $150,000 or less, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a Labor and Materials
Payment Bond in the amount of 50% of the contract total. In the event that the winning bid is over $150,000, the successful
bidder will be required to furnish a Labor and Materials Payment Bond and a Performance Bond, each in the amount of
$100% of the contract total.
The costs of any bond and any insurance required in this Invitation For Bid are the responsibility of the bidder; such costs
will not be reimbursed by City and should be included in your bid.
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All City of Newton bids are available on the City’s web site, www.newtonma.gov/bids Invitation for Bid. It is the sole
responsibility of the contractor downloading these bids to ensure they have received any and all addenda prior to the bid opening.
Addenda’s will be available online within the original bid document as well as a separate file. If you download bids from the
internet site and would like to make it known that your company has done so, you must fax the Purchasing Departmentt (617)
796-1227 or email purchasing@newtonma.gov with your NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE, FAX AND INVITATION FOR BID
NUMBER #24-39.
The City will reject any and all bids in accordance with the above referenced General Laws. In addition, the City reserves the right
to waive minor informalities in any or all bids, or to reject any or all bids (in whole or in part) if it be in the public interest to do so.
In the event that any person wishes to attend a bid opening or pre-bid meeting, accessible and reasonable accommodations will be
provided to persons requiring assistance. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact the city of Newton’s ADA
Coordinator, Jini Fairley, at least two business days in advance of the meeting: jfairley@newtonma.gov or (617) 796-1253. For
Telecommunications Relay Service, please dial 711.
CITY OF NEWTON
Nicholas Read
Chief Procurement Officer
December 14, 2023
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