Contractors
Bids and Proposals

General Requirements

Bid/Contract documents may be obtained from the Chief Procurement Officer. Call 413-452-1300, or email the Chief Procurement Officer at Bids@waterandsewer.org.

Every bid must be:
  • Submitted on Bid/Contract documents obtained from the Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Signed by the bidder.
  • Placed in a sealed envelope.
  • Filed at the Procurement Office at 250 M Street Extension, Bondi's Island, Agawam MA prior to the Bid Opening Time and Date as stated in the advertisement and noted on the Bid/Contract document.

Requirements and Conditions

The attention of all bidders is directed to the provisions of the Bid/Contract documents and specifically to the requirements for bid deposits, insurance and performance bonds as may be applicable. A bid deposit of 5 percent of the total bid may be required (as indicated). This must be in the form of a bid bond, certified check, treasurer’s or cashier’s check issued to the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission. A performance bond may be required of the successful bidder as security to guarantee the faithful performance of the contract. The performance bond shall be payable to the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission and issued by a surety company authorized to do business in Massachusetts and satisfactory to the Commission, or in the form of a certified check, treasurer’s, or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company. The penal sum of such bond or amount of such check shall be in the sum of 100 percent of the contract price.

The Chief Procurement Officer reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or any item or items of the bid, and to waive technical defects which are not of a substantive nature if the Commission should determine that it is in the best interest of the Commission to do so.

Construction Project Requirements
  • Bids must be accompanied by a bid deposit, certified check, treasurer’s or cashier’s check, or in the form of a bid bond in the amount of 5% of Bid payable to and to become the property of the Commission if the bid, after acceptance, is not carried out. The bid deposit is to be returned only when all stated conditions of the Contract document are carried out. In addition, a performance bond and also a labor and materials payment bond, each of a surety company qualified to do business under the laws of the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Chief Procurement Officer, and each in the sum of 100% of the contract price, must be submitted within the time specified in the Contract document.
  • Bids must be submitted within the time specified in the Contract document. Bids must be submitted on the forms obtained from the Chief Procurement Officer Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, 250 M Street Extension, Agawam, MA 01001 and must be submitted in sealed envelopes to the Chief Procurement Officer clearly marked with the Bid Contract number and name.
  • Bid will be publicly opened and read at the Bid Room of the Chief Procurement Officer on the date specified for the specific bid. There may be a non-refundable charge for each set of contract documents taken out. If the bidder neglects to bid on each and every item, it may lead to the rejection of the bid.
  • The rate of wages paid to mechanics, teamsters, chauffeurs, and laborers in the work to be performed under the contract shall not be less than the rate of wages in the schedule determined by the Commission of Labor and Industries of the Commonwealth, a copy of which schedule is annexed to the form of contract referred to herein. Copies of said schedule may be obtained, without cost, upon applications therefore at the office of the Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Before commencing performance on the contract, the contractor shall provide by insurance for the payment of compensation and the furnishing of all other benefits under Chapter 152 of the General Laws (The Workmen’s Compensation Law, so called) to all persons to be employed under the contract and shall continue such insurance in full force and effect during the term of the contract. Attention is called to Chapter 370 of the Acts of 1963, which must be strictly complied with.
  • These are general bid guidelines. The individual requirements for each bid will be contained in the specific bid package. The Chief Procurement Officer reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or any item or items of the bid, and to waive technical defects which are not of a substantive nature if the Commission should determine that it is in the best interest of the Commission to do so.

Requests for Proposals for Professional Services being sought by the Commission

Current Bids

Description

Bid No. 22-16: Price Agreement for Cationic Liquid Polyelectrolyte


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Chief Procurement Officer at  theo.theocles@waterandsewer.org. 


Term: 1 Year Contract with Two (2) one-year in length renewal options.


MGL Ch. 30B § 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

02/01/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $400,000.00/ per year.

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 22-15: Price Agreement for Liquid Chlorine. The Liquid Chlorine will be used in the disinfection of treated municipal drinking water.


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Chief Procurement Officer at  theo.theocles@waterandsewer.org


Term: 1 Year Contract with Two (2) one-year in length renewal options.


MGL Ch. 30B § 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

01/11/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $250,000.00

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 22-14: Price Agreement for Telemetry devices. Bid pricing is being accepted for the following two product solutions: 1) Orion Cellular LTE-M/LTE-MS Endpoints and 2) Badger HRE-LCD absolute encoder register with Orion Cellular LTE-M/LTE-MS Endpoints.


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Assistant Procurement Officer at raemarie.walker@waterandsewer.org.





Term: 1 Year Contract with Two (2) one-year in length renewal options.


MGL Ch. 30B 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

12/20/2021 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $200,000.00

$267,750.00

Stiles Company, Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-12 Price Agreement for Single Jet Water Meters and Replacement Registers


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the CPO at theo.theocles@waterandswer.org. 



MGL Ch. 30B 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

12/14/2021 @ 2:00 PM EST


Note: This is a Revised Bid Opening Date (revised 12/1/2021)

$150,000.00/YR

Metro-Farnier LLC

Description

Bid No. 22-09  Supply and Install Three Automated Security Gates at Two (2) Commission Locations


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the CPO at theo.theocles@waterandswer.org. 



MGL Ch. 3039M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

12/20/2021 @ 2:00 PM EST



Note: This is a Revised Bid Opening Date (revised 12/14/2021)


Not to exceed $75,000.00

$73,500.00

Brodeur-Campbell Fence Co., Inc.

Description

Bid No. CA-22-01 FY22 Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Improvements.


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Consultant Project Manager Bryan Ruoff at bryan.ruoff@stantec.com. 


MGL Ch. 3039M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

10/13/2021 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $1,000,000.00

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 22-04: Price agreement for dense graded crushed stone (3/4 inch and 1 1/2 inch), Gravel Borrow, Modified Rock Fill (rip rap), and winter treated sand. 

Term: 1 Year Contract with Two (2) one-year in length renewal options. 

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

10/12/2021 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $100,000/year 

$100,000.00/YR

Tonlino & Sons LLC

Description

Bid PA-22-02 Purchase of Sand, Loam, Stone and Gravel

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

9/16/2021 @ 2pm

$150,000.00/YR

Ginmar Enterprises Inc.

Description

Bid PA-22-03 Purchase of various Portland Cement Concrete Products to be delivered to various sites within the City of Springfield, and surrounding cities, on an as-needed basis.

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

9/15/2021 @ 2pm

TBD

TBD

TBD