Project Number 9521-C Trash Removal Service in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park
NOTICE TO ALL BIDDERS
In accordance with M.G.L. c. 30B, as may be amended, the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston (“EDIC”) d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency, by its Chief Procurement Officer, is issuing an Invitation for Bids (“IFB”) for Project Number 9521-C Trash Removal Service in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park (“RLFMP”). The awarded contract will be for a term of three (3) years. Prevailing wages apply. TIME AND PLACE FOR FILING BIDS: All bids shall be filed with the EDIC on October 20, 2020 before 12 (Noon) at One City Hall Square, 9th floor, Boston, MA, 02201. Bidders shall drop off their bids via courier or in person, following the operating hours and protocols for public access to City Hall, which are available at:
The BPDA will hold a virtual bid opening by livestreaming and recording the event, with no in-person participation, following the COVID-19 guidance from the Office of the Inspector General. The respective bids will be opened forthwith and read aloud at 12 noon. Bidders can access the livestream IFB opening on the link below:
- https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcOCqrD0oH0kQ5_pw4xLg-w_ppbrjR7w. After registering, interested attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Attendees of the livestream IFB opening will require pre-registration. Interested attendees shall include their name, phone number, email address, and the entity they are representing. The information requested is for the purpose of documenting the attendees of the webcast. The video and bid day forms will be posted on the EDIC Portal no later than forty-eight (48) hours from the IFB opening. No responses will be accepted after the due date and time. The award of this contract is subject to the approval of the EDIC Board, and is contingent on the availability of funds. IFB PACKAGE: The IFB package, including sitemap(s) and requirements for this project, will be available to download on the EDIC Procurement Portal free-of charge in digital print form to all interested bidders on September 14, 2020, 9:00 A.M at www.bostonplans.org/work-with-us/procurement. Plan holders shall open and register the information requested for “Project Number 9518-CB, Trash Removal Services in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park,” and then follow the prompt to start file download under the “Work with Us” tab. If unable to access the IFB package through the EDIC Procurement Portal, contact the EDIC Procurement Office at 617-918-5273, or via email to BPDA.CPO@boston.gov in order to make alternative arrangements. A virtual pre-bid conference will be held on September 22, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. using the following link: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIsduqhrj4tHs4Vtvm6gAXYoGQyv-Dh1sU. After registering, interested attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Attendance at the virtual pre-bid conference is optional; however, all bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. To schedule site access and visit the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park prior to submitting a bid, please send an email to: the EDIC Procurement Office BPDA.CPO@boston.gov. Ann Theresa Dwyer should be copied on the email to the EDIC Procurement Office. Ms. Dwyer’s email address is Ann.Dwyer@boston.gov. RULE FOR AWARD: The EDIC will award the resulting contract to the responsive and responsible bidder offering the lowest bid. The EDIC reserves the right to waive any and all minor informalities in the bidding or to reject any and all bids if it is in the public interest to do so.
Brian Connolly, Director of Finance/Chief Procurement Officer