Barnstable County Purchasing Department--Request for Qualifications

M.G.L. c. 149, as amended by Section 224 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

The trade categories to be included in this request are as follows:
 

1. Alarms (Fire)
2. Alarms (Security)
3. Asphalt/Paving Services
4. Commercial Boiler Services
5. Electrician Services
6. General Contractors
7. Generator/Turbine Services
9. HVAC
10. Locksmith/Door Hardware
11. Masonry
12. Painting
13. Plumbing Services
14. Pump/Motor Services
15. Roofing Services
16. Septic Services
17. Telephone/Intercom
18. Tree Services

Note: Categories above could include installation, repair, cleaning, maintenance as it relates to M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149 construction laws regarding the categorization of work.

Contractor shall submit one (1) Bid Submittal Summary Sheet package for each category that they are submitting to be qualified under.

A minimum of three qualified contractors/contractors must be received for each category listed in order for an award to be made.

Responses will be received at the Superior Court House, Office of the County Commissioners, Purchasing Department, 3195 Main Street, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630, on or before January 19, 2017 at 10:00AM, no exceptions.

Specifications may be obtained from the Barnstable County Purchasing Department, Superior Court House, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630.

Sealed envelopes containing responses shall be clearly marked “Bid – County Trades – Category __”

NOTE: One original and two (2) copies of each bid shall be submitted. NO faxed proposals will be accepted.

This bid is subject to the recent procurement changes per the Municipal Modernization Acts of 2016 which are applicable to horizontal and vertical construction projects valued at $10K - $50K per engagement.

M.G.L. c. 149, as amended by Section 224 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M(a), as amended by Section 2 of Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, authorizes a public agency to procure blanket contracts to establish listings of contractors from which written responses may be sought for individual tasks. According to the amendment, the public agency must procure the blanket contract using the competitive procedures of M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M or M.G.L. c. 149, §§ 44A-44J.

The County of Barnstable reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses, to waive any informality contained therein, and to award the contract as decided to be in the best interest of the County.

The County of Barnstable fully complies with federal, state, and local laws and directives governing equal opportunity, affirmative action and non‑discrimination in all county activities and actively solicits bids/proposals from MBE/WBE businesses in accordance with County policy.

Dated at Barnstable, Massachusetts, this January 3, Two Thousand and Seventeen.

Elaine Davis
Chief Procurement Officer