Bid# 7898 – Tradespersons

Barnstable County invites sealed proposals for RFQ #7898: Barnstable County Tradespersons on behalf of the County, Towns other political subdivisions in Barnstable County for contractors within specific trades as follows:

 

M.G.L. c. 149, as amended by Section 224 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

 

The trade categories to be included in this request are as follows:

 

  1. Alarms (Fire)
  2. Alarms (Security)
  3. Asphalt/Paving Services
  4. Commercial Boiler Services
  5. Electrician Services
  6.  Fencing
  7. General Contractors
  8. Generator/Turbine Services
  9. HVAC
  10. 10. Locksmith/Door Hardware
  11. Masonry
  12. Painting
  13. Plumbing Services
  14. Pump/Motor Services
  15. Roofing Services
  16. Septic Services
  17. Tree Services

 

Note:  Categories above could include installation, repair, cleaning, maintenance as it relates to M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149 construction laws regarding the categorization of work.

 

Request for Proposal documents may be obtained as of January 8, 2020 @ 9:00 AM, on the Purchasing website at: http://purchasing.barnstablecounty.org

 

Proposals 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 January 24, 2020 at 11:00AM.

 

Sealed envelopes containing the proposals shall be clearly marked “RFQ #: 7898 Barnstable County Tradespersons Category____ (Insert Category & Category No.) ____

 

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

 

A minimum of three qualified contractors/contractors must be received for each category listed in order for an award to be made.

 

This bid is subject to the recent procurement changes per the Municipal Modernization Acts of 2016 which are applicable to horizontal and vertical construction projects valued at $10K – $50K per engagement (threshold is for labor only, not including materials or equipment).

 

M.G.L. c. 149, as amended by Section 224 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

 

M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M(a), as amended by Section 2 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

 

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.

 

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