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Roof Restoration Project at The Sargent House Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts


The Sargent Murray Gilman Hough House Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts, the Awarding Authority, requests bids for the Roof Restoration Project at The Sargent House Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts, located at 49 Middle Street, Gloucester, MA 01930.

All work must be performed in accordance with the Drawings and Project Manual prepared by Adams & Smith LLC/ Finch&Rose, 55 Thomas Road, Swampscott, MA 01907, (617) 512-5697 and meet the “Secretary of the 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 Drawings and Project Manual may be obtained by calling or writing Amanda Hurd, President, Sargent House Museum, 49 Middle Street, Gloucester, MA 01930. Telephone 978-281-2432, Tuesdays – Saturdays. A PDF of the Contract Documents may be obtained by contacting the Architect at All bidders must provide contact information, including mailing and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.

Proposals shall be evaluated on the basis of price, previous experience with similar types of construction projects on buildings of similar age and type to the Sargent House including other Museum Houses, ability to perform the work in a timely manner, and references. All proposals must be delivered to the Awarding Authority’s office at the above address prior to 4:00 PM Tuesday May 29, 2018, to be eligible for consideration.

A pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 10 AM at the site.

The successful bidder will be required to maintain liability, automobile and workmans compensation insurance. An insurance certificate naming the Sargent Murray Gilman Hough House Association as an additional party insured will be required.

The Owner is exempt from payment of sales and use taxes in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Bidders shall not include in their Bid any tax imposed upon the sales or rentals of tangible personal property in this Commonwealth, such as any and all building materials, supplies, services and equipment required to construct and complete the Work of this Contract.

The Awarding Authority reserves the right to reject any and all proposals not deemed to be in the best interest of the Owner.

The Sargent Murray Gilman Hough House Association is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity organization, and invites proposals from qualified minority and women-owned businesses.