MPA Contract No. AP1824-C1 FY19-22 TERM VEGETATION MANAGEMENT L.G. HANSCOM FIELD, BEDFORD, MA AND WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT, WORCESTER MA
MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. AP1824-C1 FY19-22 TERM VEGETATION MANAGEMENT L.G. HANSCOM FIELD, BEDFORD, MA AND WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT, WORCESTER MA, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY APRIL 3, 2019 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly.
NOTE: PRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 10:00 A.M. LOCAL TIME ON THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2019.
The work includes REMOVAL OF VEGETATION BY VARIOUS METHODS AND HERBICIDE APPLICATION ON AIRPORT PROPERTY. THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF REMOVAL ARE ANTICIPATED: MECHANIZED FELLING, MOWING, CUT AND CHIP, DROP AND LOP, AND TOPPING AND GIRDLING IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS. ALL WORK SHALL INCLUDE CAREFUL AND COMPLETE COMPLIANCE WITH ORDERS OF CONDITIONS FOR THE PROJECT BY THE RESPECTIVE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONS OF BEDFORD, CONCORD, LEXINGTON, LINCOLN, WORCESTER, AND LEICESTER.
Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority’s Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed copy of the Proposal form.
The estimated contract cost is SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($600,000).
A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub bid amount, in the form of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treasurer’s or a cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and /or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater.
The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $5,000,000. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details.
This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor’s Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246).
The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000.
Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals.
MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
JOHN P. PRANCKEVICIUS
ACTING CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR