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The New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA), the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for cast iron or steel BATHTUB REFINISHING (NBHA-23-131). The work consists of repairing and refinishing bathtub surfaces at the various State aided (DHCD) and Federally funded (HUD) public housing developments owned and operated by the NBHA in New Bedford, Massachusetts in accordance with the contract documents. The term of the contract is for one (1) year.

Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday November 28, 2023 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter. Sealed bids must be delivered to: New Bedford Housing Authority, Procurement Office, 128 Union Street, 4TH Floor, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740 and received no later than the date & time specified above. Unexpected Closures: If at the advertised time scheduled for the bid opening the NBHA Procurement Office is closed due to uncontrolled events such as fire, snow, ice, wind or building evacuation, then the bid opening will be postponed until 10:00 a.m. on the next regularly scheduled business day and all bids will be accepted until that day and time.

Bid Documents will be available from the New Bedford Housing Authority, Procurement Office, 128 Union Street, 4TH Floor, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740 between the regularly scheduled business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays (or any other office closure) beginning November 8, 2023. Bidders may obtain one (1) complete set of Bid Documents by sending a request and contact information to “kevin.rego@nbha-ma.org”.

All signed Form For General Bid 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. The Bid Deposit may be in the form of a certified, treasurer’s or cashier’s check from a responsible bank or trust company payable to the awarding authority; cash; or a bid bond from a surety company. Each bid shall also be accompanied by a signed Non-Collusive Affidavit. Each Form for General Bid shall also be accompanied by HUD Form HUD Form 2530; 5369-A; Certification. of Compliance (Executive Order 11246); Equal Employment Opportunity Certification; Section 3 (current) Employee List; References; Statement of Qualifications; Corporate Identification; and Revenue Enforcement and Protection (REAP) Certification.

Proof of OSHA 10 Certification for each worker to be employed under the contract is also required of the successful bidder.

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44A-J, M.G.L. c.30, §39M & to minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L. c.149 §§26 to 27H inclusive. Bids are also subject U.S. Dept. of H.U.D. 7460.8 REV2 and 2 CFR Part 200 §§ 200.317–200.326 each where applicable. Wages are subject to minimum wage pursuant to the Davis-Bacon wage determinations for work performed on federally funded public property. Wages are subject to minimum wage rates determined by the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industries pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 149, Sec. 26 to 27H for work performed on state aided public property. The schedule of wage rates applicable to this contract are included in the project manual. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days upon opening of bids without the consent of the NBHA. The NBHA reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities 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 accordance with Section 3 of the HUD act of 1968, as amended, opportunity for employment and contracting to the greatest extent feasible shall be given to Section 3 eligible residents and businesses.

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Employer

Contract Filesize: 300 kb
Contract ID#: NBHA 23-131
Date Contract added: 11/08/23 5:02 PM
Closing Bid Deadline: 11/28/23 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Open

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