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. 23-08: Asbestos Abatement at Borden Garage.           

                                                           

Springfield Water & Sewer Commission (SWSC - the Owner) intends to conduct asbestos abatement at the Borden Garage at 106 Borden Brook Road, Granville, Massachusetts (the Site). Assumed asbestos containing vermiculite insulation has been identified and is being planned for abatement.

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


MGL Ch. 149

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

09/28/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $25,000.00

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 23-04: Price Agreement for Dry Barrel Fire Hydrants


Specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Chief Procurement Officer at Theo.theocles@waterandsewer.org 


MGL Ch. 30B

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

08/11/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

$450,000.00/ Per year

$450,000.00 per year

H.R. Prescott & Sons & Ferguson Waterworks

Description

Bid No. 22-31(A) : Woody Vegetation and Tree Removal Services                                                           


The Commission is seeking bids from qualified Contractors for an as needed and scheduled Woody Vegetation and Tree Removal Services at various Commission properties. Services may will be performed in the municipalities of: Agawam, Belchertown, Blandford, Granville, Huntington, Ludlow, Springfield, Russell, West Springfield, and Westfield. Services will consist of general vegetation maintenance at all components of each Dam including Upstream slopes, Downstream slopes, spillways, auxiliary spillways, and other similar structures/locations.


Specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Chief  Procurement Officer at Theo.Theocles@waterandsewer.org 


MGL Ch.30 Sec. 39M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

08/12/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

$300,000.00/ YR

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 23-03: The Sale of Soft K Copper Tubing and Brass


The Commission is selling an estimated amount of Three Thousand pounds (3,000 lbs.) of Scrap Soft K Copper Tubing and Five Thousand pounds (5,000 lbs.) of Brass. 


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


MGL Ch. 30B

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

08/10/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

>$10K

TBD

TBD

Description

Bid No. 23-02: Price Agreement for Bituminous Concrete Products


Plans and specifications will be available electronically (in PDF format) by request by emailing the Chief Procurement Officer at theo.theocles@waterandsewer.org or the Assistant Priocurement Officer at raemarie.walker@waterandsewer.org. Term: 1 Year Contract with Two (2) one-year in length renewal options.


MGL Ch. 3039M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

08/10/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST


Not to exceed $350,000.00 per year

$350,000.00 per year

Palmer Paving Corp

Description

Bid No. 22-31: On- Call Paving and Road Mediation Services


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. 3039M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

08/10/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST


Not to exceed $200,000.00 per year

$200,000.00 per year

Precise Paving, Inc.

Description

Request for Quotes 22-30: Paving of Avocado Street in Springfield, MA.


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


Term: June 2022 - August 2022


MGL Ch. 30§39M

Quotes Information

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

All Quotes must be submitted in writing and emailed to ryan.wingerter@waterandsewer.org no later than 07/06/2022 @ 4:30 PM EST

Not to exceed $50,000.00

$33,750.00

Precise Paving Inc.

Description

Request for Quotes 22-29: Paving of Rood Street (Ludlow, MA)


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


Term: June 2022 - August 2022


MGL Ch. 30§39M

Quotes Information

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

All Quotes must be submitted in writing and emailed to ryan.wingerter@waterandsewer.org  no later than 06/16/2022 @ 4:30 PM EST

Not to exceed $50,000.00

$35,924.50

Palmer Paving Corporation

Description

Bid No. 22-26: Purchase Agreement for Security Services at Ludlow Reservoir Public Access Lot.


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

04/28/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $33,000.00/ per year.

$24,360.00/ per year

Madison Security Group Inc

Description

Bid No. 22-23: Locust Transfer and Flow Optimization Project


Work includes but is not limited to the following: Installation of 430 linear feet of a new 72-inch GRP sewer pipe, installation of valves structure on the existing Main Interceptor Sewer (MIS); replacement of 1,100 linear feet of 30-inch by 45-inch egg-shaped brick sewer with 48-inch GRP sewer along Locust Street and Main Street; replacement of 12-inch water main in-kind along Locust Street and Main Street; replacement of Mill River Relief Sewer Diversion Structure with new regulator structure; pipeline inspection along the existing 48-inch Mill River Relief Sewer and 66-inch MIS pipeline; rehabilitation of 1,100 feet of 66-inch MIS pipeline, construction of a stilling chamber upstream of the Mill Street Siphon.


Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for download at www.biddocsonline.com on April 6, 2022.


An optional pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for April 22, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. The pre-bid meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams and will include a short presentation from the project management team. The pre-bid meeting link is https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZjU3MDk5MDctYzJkYi00NWZlLWFlMGEtNmJlMzVkOTRkNTJm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%223bd0b00d-e9a6-4747-9d12-23fd299f4605%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22da5db6f4-98f7-41d8-a3df-378be745759e%22%7d. The call-in number is 413-261-6430, Meeting ID: 547484994#. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the site visit.  Site Visit contact: (Contact: Jonnas Jacques, P.E., at jjacques@kleinfelder.com


MGL Ch. 30§39M

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

05/26/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $22,500,000.00

$24,950,000.00

Baltazar Contractors Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-22: WPF Rapid Sand Filter No. 6A Underdrain Replacement


Work includes but is not limited to the following: West Parish Filters Raid Sand Filters (RSF) demolition and installation of a replacement filter underdrain in RSF No. 6A.    


Please be advised that this project, due to its size and complexity, will be posted on www.biddocsonline.com


An optional Site Visit has been scheduled for 3/1/22 at 9:00 A.M, on-site at the West Parish Filters facility, located at 1515 Granville Road, Westfield, MA 01085. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the site visit. Site Visit contact: (Contact: Rhonda Pogodzienski, Rhonda.Pogodzienski@aecom.com


MGL Ch. 149

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

03/09/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $670,000.00

$440,000.00

R.H. White Construction Co., Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-21: Price Agreement Various Large Valves


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

03/09/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $250,000.00/ per year.

Not to exceed $250,000.00/ per year.

H.R. Prescott & Sons, Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-20: Price Agreement for Phosphoric Acid


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


MGL Ch. 30B § 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Estimate

Bid Price

Contract Awarded To

03/02/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $340,000.00/ per year.

$1,700.00/Ton

Astro Chemicals, Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-18: Price Agreement for Liquid Caustic Soda


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


MGL Ch. 30B § 5

Bid Opening Date

Contract Bid Price

Contract Amount

Contract Awarded To

02/14/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

$815.00 Per Ton

$326,000.00 Per Year

Univar Solutions USA Inc.

Description

Bid No. 22-17: Price Agreement for Various Plumbing Supplies


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

03/10/2022 @ 2:00 PM EST

Not to exceed $200,000.00/ per year.

NTE $200,000.00 annually

Ferguson Waterworks

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.

$1.150/ LB

Polydyne Inc.

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

$2,100/ Ton 

JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc. 

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

$90,000.00/YR

2 Vendors:          Banas Concrete    and              Construction Service