Bid # 7890 Shellfish Seed Suppliers

Barnstable County is seeking bids for Shellfish Seed Suppliers (Bid No. 7890) approved by MA Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to provide bulk shipments of the following shellfish seed, to the towns in the County for Summer, 2019 hard clam/quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) seed not less than 2mm (seed requested is to be 2mm to 3mm, or R-1.5), oyster (Crassostrea virginica) singles seed not less than 12 mm (seed requested is to be 12mm in length, or R-8), and oyster (Crassostrea virginica) singles seed not less than 3 mm (seed requested is to be 3mm to 4mm in length, or R-2).

Bid specifications may be obtained as of October 16, 2019 at 9:00AM, on the Purchasing website at:

Bids will be received at the Superior Court House, Office of the County Commissioners, Purchasing Department, 3195 Main Street, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630, on or before Monday, November 4, 2019, at 10:00AM.

Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be clearly marked “7890 – Shellfish Seed Suppliers”

NOTE: One original copy of each bid shall be submitted. NO faxed or emailed proposals will be accepted.

The County of Barnstable reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive any informality contained therein, and to award the contract as decided to be in the best interest of the County.

All bids for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 30B as amended.

The County of Barnstable fully complies with federal, state, and local laws and directives governing equal opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimination in all county activities and actively solicits bids/proposals from MBE/WBE businesses in accordance with County policy.

Jennifer Frates Chief Procurement Officer