INVITATION TO BID – BELL TOWER RESTORATION
American Shim Gum Do Association 203 Chestnut Hill Ave., Boston, MA 02135, requests bids for the structural stabilization and masonry restoration of their belltower. The tower and the adjacent building are listed as a Historical Asset of the Commonwealth and are governed under a Preservation Restriction with both the Massachusetts Historical Commission and the City of Boston’s Landmark Commission.
The project is being partially funded with grants from the City of Boston Community Preservation Act program (CPA), the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund through the Massachusetts Historical Commission and other grant programs yet to be confirmed. All work must be performed in accordance with the documents prepared by Structures North Consulting Engineers Inc., 60 Washington Street, Salem, MA 01970 and meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
State law prohibits discrimination. Awarding of this contract is subject to Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity guidelines. A copy of the bidding documents may be obtained by writing or telephoning Structures North Consulting Engineers Inc. at the above address.
Pre-bid access and a pre-bid meeting will be held at American Buddhist Shim Gum Do Association at 203 Chestnut Hill Ave., Boston, MA 02135 Tuesday August 15, 2023.
Bids shall be evaluated on the basis of price, previous experience with similar types of construction projects, ability to perform the work in a timely manner, and references. All bids must be delivered to the Structures North Consulting Engineers Inc office at the above address prior September 1, 2023; to be eligible for consideration and all of the grant-funded work must be completed June 30, 2024.