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Request for Qualifications

Owner’s Project Manager Services

Townsend 

Water Treatment Plant

The Town of Townsend (“Town”), through the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Water Commissioners (“Boards”), requests qualifications from qualified firms for Owner’s Project Manager (“OPM”) services for the final design, procurement, and construction of a new water treatment plant. OPM services will commence immediately after contract award. RFQ documents are available at the Board of Selectmen office, Town Hall, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469, or by sending an e-mail to eslagle@townsendma.gov .

Sealed responses clearly labeled "Owner's Project Manager Qualifications for the Townsend Water Treatment Plant" are due by 12 noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2022, delivered to: Town Administrator/Chief Procurement Officer, Town Hall, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all proposals; to waive any defects, informalities, and minor irregularities; to award contracts; or cancel this RFQ, if it is in the town's best interest to do so.

Townsend Board of Selectmen

12/16/2022 D

 

TOWN OF TOWNSEND

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

LEGAL NOTICE

   Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 at approximately 8:00 pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by Aaron & Wendy Williams. The property is located at 5 Madison Avenue (Assessor’s Map 31, Parcel 28, Lot 10). 

   The proposed project is for the construction of an addition to an existing single family home, an enlarged driveway, and associated fill and grading. Part of the construction will take place within a Riverfront Area and portions of the fill and grading are within 100 feet of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland.

   Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the hearing or in writing prior to the hearing. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Jessica Consolvo, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

12/9/2022 B 

 

TOWNSEND WATER DEPARTMENT TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION HARBOR TRACE PFAS WATER TREATMENT PLANT

   Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Forms for General Contractor and Subcontractor Prequalification for the Harbor Trace PFAS Water Treatment Plant Project in Townsend, Massachusetts will be received at the office of the Townsend Water Department, 540 Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts 01474, until 2:00 p.m., Local Time, Thursday, January 5, 2023, at which time all SOQs will be privately opened. The Statement of Qualifications will not be opened publicly. 

   This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is the first step of a two-phase bidding process as required by M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44D1⁄2 and Section 44D3⁄4 for building contracts estimated to cost $10 million or more. The estimated construction cost of the project is $11.9M. The Townsend Water Department’s Prequalification Committee will consist of representatives from the Water Department and the project’s consulting engineering firm of Tighe & Bond. The committee will evaluate the Statement of Qualifications using the criteria contained in the RFQ and prequalify those General Contractors and Subcontractors meeting a minimum RFQ criterion score. Following prequalification, the Townsend Water Department will invite the prequalified respondents to submit General Bids and Filed Sub-Bids for the Harbor Trace PFAS Water Treatment Plant Project. General Bidders must be DCAMM certified in “Sewage and Water Treatment Plants”. Filed Sub-Bidders must be DCAMM certified for the category of work for which they are submitting a bid. 

   The work consists of construction of a new 1.7 MGD water treatment plant within a 10,500 s.f. masonry building that will contain filtration equipment, process piping, chemical feed systems, office/administration space, and indoor parking space. The treatment plant will remove PFAS from three well sources to produce treated drinking water. The work includes, but is not limited to, excavation and backfill, site utilities, concrete and masonry building construction, process piping, chemical feed systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and instrumentation and controls. Construction is expected to begin in May 2023. The project shall be substantially completed within 600 calendar days following the Notice to Proceed. Filed sub-bid categories include: Masonry, Miscellaneous Metals, Waterproofing and Sealants, Roofing and Flashing, Metal Windows, Acoustical Tile, Painting, Fire Protection, Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical. 

   The RFQ will be available to download at http://www.tighebond.com/Projects_Out_to_Bid.php on November 16, 2022. RFQ packages will be mailed to General Contractors and Subcontractors upon request. A non-mandatory RFQ Informational Meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Details for access to the meeting will be provided prior to that date. 

   The successful respondent must be able to obtain bonding for the full construction cost. Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goals may be applicable on this project. The minimum goals for this project are 4.2% D/MBE participation and 4.5% D/WBE participation by certified DBE firms. Further public notice information regarding the specifics of this project and the prequalification evaluation criteria and selection process is included in the RFQ. 

Consulting Engineer: Tighe & Bond, Inc.

 120 Front Street, Suite 7 Worcester, MA 01608 Tel. No.: 508.754.2201

11/18/2022 and 11/25/2022 C

 

TOWN OF TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

    Sealed Bids for the construction of the "Main Street and Cross Street Generators" will be received by the Townsend Water Department, 540 Main Street, West Townsend, MA 01474 until 2:00 p.m. local time on December 13, 2022 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. Sealed Bids must have outer envelope marked as "Main Street and Cross Street Generators".

   The work for the Main Street and Cross Street Generator project consists of the following work at each pump station location:

   Base Bid: Main Street Pump Station: Install a new 150 kW natural gas fueled generator, ATS, and associated electrical work. Work includes but is not limited tothe generator pad and natural gas fuel piping and appurtenances.

   Add Alternate No. 1: Cross Street Pump Station: Install a new 60 kW propane fueled generator, ATS, and associated electrical work. Work includes but is not limited to the generator pad and propane fuel piping and appurtenances.

   All Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, Section 44A - 44J inclusive amended.

   In accordance with Section 44D of Chapter 149 of the General Laws of Massachusetts as amended, the prospective General Bidders must submit with their Bid, a certificate of eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), showing that the Bidder has been approved to bid on projects ofthe size and nature as advertised herein. Prospective General Bidders must also submit an updated statement summarizing their record for the period between the latest DCAMM certificate and thedate of the Bid submittal. The DCAMM certificate of eligibility to be submitted by the General Bidder shall be for the category of work defined as "Pumping Stations and/or "Electrical".

   Bidding Documents may be obtained electronically from the Tighe & Bond website at: http://www.tighebond.com/Projects_Out_to_Bid.php

   Prospective bidders must complete a one-time registration process on the website in order to receive log-in credentials. Bidders must log into the website to download bidding documents for the project. Bidders will be added to the "plan holders" or prospective bidders list upon downloading the bidding documents for the project.

Abid deposit shall be furnished ni accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

   Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27D, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Contractor, before Bid opening, to request, if necessary, any additional information on Minimum Wage Rates for those tradespeople who may be employed for the proposed Work under this Contract.

Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids, or to accept any Bid which in their opinion is in the public interest to do so.

   No pre-bid conference will be held. Any site visits by prospective bidders shall be scheduled by contacting the Townsend Water Department.

T0354-014/11/8/22

00100-1 Advertisement for Bids

Tighe&Bond

Consulting Engineer: Tighe & Bond, Inc.

120 Front Street, Suite 700 Worcester, MA 01608 508-754-2201

TOWN OF TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

11/18/2022 and 11/25/2022 B 

 

TOWNSEND WATER DEPARTMENT TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION HARBOR TRACE PFAS WATER TREATMENT PLANT

   Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Forms for General Contractor and Subcontractor Prequalification for the Harbor Trace PFAS Water Treatment Plant Project in Townsend, Massachusetts will be received at the office of the Townsend Water Department, 540 Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts 01474, until 2:00 p.m., Local Time, Thursday, January 5, 2023, at which time all SOQs will be privately opened. The Statement of Qualifications will not be opened publicly. 

   This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is the first step of a two-phase bidding process as required by M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44D1⁄2 and Section 44D3⁄4 for building contracts estimated to cost $10 million or more. The estimated construction cost of the project is $11.9M. The Townsend Water Department’s Prequalification Committee will consist of representatives from the Water Department and the project’s consulting engineering firm of Tighe & Bond. The committee will evaluate the Statement of Qualifications using the criteria contained in the RFQ and prequalify those General Contractors and Subcontractors meeting a minimum RFQ criterion score. Following prequalification, the Townsend Water Department will invite the prequalified respondents to submit General Bids and Filed Sub-Bids for the Harbor Trace PFAS Water Treatment Plant Project. General Bidders must be DCAMM certified in “Sewage and Water Treatment Plants”. Filed Sub-Bidders must be DCAMM certified for the category of work for which they are submitting a bid. 

   The work consists of construction of a new 1.7 MGD water treatment plant within a 10,500 s.f. masonry building that will contain filtration equipment, process piping, chemical feed systems, office/administration space, and indoor parking space. The treatment plant will remove PFAS from three well sources to produce treated drinking water. The work includes, but is not limited to, excavation and backfill, site utilities, concrete and masonry building construction, process piping, chemical feed systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and instrumentation and controls. Construction is expected to begin in May 2023. The project shall be substantially completed within 600 calendar days following the Notice to Proceed. Filed sub-bid categories include: Masonry, Miscellaneous Metals, Waterproofing and Sealants, Roofing and Flashing, Metal Windows, Acoustical Tile, Painting, Fire Protection, Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical. 

   The RFQ will be available to download at http://www.tighebond.com/Projects_Out_to_Bid.php on November 16, 2022. RFQ packages will be mailed to General Contractors and Subcontractors upon request. A non-mandatory RFQ Informational Meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Details for access to the meeting will be provided prior to that date. 

   The successful respondent must be able to obtain bonding for the full construction cost. Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goals may be applicable on this project. The minimum goals for this project are 4.2% D/MBE participation and 4.5% D/WBE participation by certified DBE firms. Further public notice information regarding the specifics of this project and the prequalification evaluation criteria and selection process is included in the RFQ. 

Consulting Engineer: Tighe & Bond, Inc.

 120 Front Street, Suite 7 Worcester, MA 01608 Tel. No.: 508.754.2201

11/18/2022 and 11/25/2022 F 

 

 

TOWN OF TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

    Sealed Bids for the construction of the "Main Street and Cross Street Generators" will be received by the Townsend Water Department, 540 Main Street, West Townsend, MA 01474 until 2:00 p.m. local time on December 13, 2022 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. Sealed Bids must have outer envelope marked as "Main Street and Cross Street Generators".

   The work for the Main Street and Cross Street Generator project consists of the following work at each pump station location:

   Base Bid: Main Street Pump Station: Install a new 150 kW natural gas fueled generator, ATS, and associated electrical work. Work includes but is not limited tothe generator pad and natural gas fuel piping and appurtenances.

   Add Alternate No. 1: Cross Street Pump Station: Install a new 60 kW propane fueled generator, ATS, and associated electrical work. Work includes but is not limited to the generator pad and propane fuel piping and appurtenances.

   All Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, Section 44A - 44J inclusive amended.

   In accordance with Section 44D of Chapter 149 of the General Laws of Massachusetts as amended, the prospective General Bidders must submit with their Bid, a certificate of eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), showing that the Bidder has been approved to bid on projects ofthe size and nature as advertised herein. Prospective General Bidders must also submit an updated statement summarizing their record for the period between the latest DCAMM certificate and thedate of the Bid submittal. The DCAMM certificate of eligibility to be submitted by the General Bidder shall be for the category of work defined as "Pumping Stations and/or "Electrical".

   Bidding Documents may be obtained electronically from the Tighe & Bond website at: http://www.tighebond.com/Projects_Out_to_Bid.php

   Prospective bidders must complete a one-time registration process on the website in order to receive log-in credentials. Bidders must log into the website to download bidding documents for the project. Bidders will be added to the "plan holders" or prospective bidders list upon downloading the bidding documents for the project.

Abid deposit shall be furnished ni accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

   Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27D, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Contractor, before Bid opening, to request, if necessary, any additional information on Minimum Wage Rates for those tradespeople who may be employed for the proposed Work under this Contract.

Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids, or to accept any Bid which in their opinion is in the public interest to do so.

   No pre-bid conference will be held. Any site visits by prospective bidders shall be scheduled by contacting the Townsend Water Department.

T0354-014/11/8/22

00100-1 Advertisement for Bids

Tighe&Bond

Consulting Engineer: Tighe & Bond, Inc.

120 Front Street, Suite 700 Worcester, MA 01608 508-754-2201

TOWN OF TOWNSEND, MASSACHUSETTS

11/18/2022 and 11/25/2022 D 

 

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF TOWNSEND

PUBLIC HEARING

   The Board of Selectmen will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 06:10 p.m., in the Selectmen’s Chambers, 272 Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts for the purpose of determining the percentages of the local tax levy to be borne by each class of property for the Fiscal Year 2023. This hearing is in compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 40, Section 56. Alternatively, the public may access the meeting via the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82398695684?pwd=OcjoZNepA0STVBUzeT70xBknr3Y4Oa.1

Meeting ID: 823 9869 5684 Passcode: 488463

Interested taxpayers may present verbal or written comments prior to or during the hearing. 

TOWNSEND BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Veronica Kell, Chairman

Chaz Sexton-Diranian, Vice Chairman

Theresa A. Morse, Clerk

November 11 and November 18, 2022  C

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF TOWNSEND

PUBLIC HEARING

   The Board of Selectmen will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 06:10 p.m., in the Selectmen’s Chambers, 272 Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts for the purpose of determining the percentages of the local tax levy to be borne by each class of property for the Fiscal Year 2023. This hearing is in compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 40, Section 56. Alternatively, the public may access the meeting via the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82398695684?pwd=OcjoZNepA0STVBUzeT70xBknr3Y4Oa.1

Meeting ID: 823 9869 5684 Passcode: 488463

Interested taxpayers may present verbal or written comments prior to or during the hearing. 

TOWNSEND BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Veronica Kell, Chairman

Chaz Sexton-Diranian, Vice Chairman

Theresa A. Morse, Clerk

November 11 and November 18, 2022 D

TOWN OF TOWNSEND

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

LEGAL NOTICE

   Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at approximately 7:10 pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by the Townsend Water Department on behalf of Tighe & Bond. The project will take place along portions of the roadway rights-of-way (ROWs) of Harbor Trace Road, South Street, South Harbor Road, Ash Street, South Row Road, and Emery Road.

   The proposed project is for the development of a PFAS Water Treatment Plant off of Harbor Trace Road and associated waterlines along the above-referenced roads. The project consists of several independent components: the construction of a new PFAS water treatment facility, a raw water transmission main, and a water main extension. Part of the construction will take place within Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Riverfront Areas, and 100 feet of Bordering Vegetated Wetlands.

   Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the hearing or in writing prior to the hearing. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Jessica Consolvo, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

10/28/2022 C 

 

TOWN OF TOWNSEND

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

LEGAL NOTICE

 

Town of Townsend Board of Selectmen

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Greenville Road Bridge Replacement

Sealed bids will be received for the Greenville Road Bridge Replacement at 177 Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts 01469 until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at which time they will be immediately opened and read aloud.

The scope of work includes reconstructing the existing Bridge No. T-07-015 and roadway on its northern and southern approaches for an approximate project length of 370 feet. The work under this project will consist of a full bridge replacement, including deck, superstructure and substructure, full depth pavement reconstruction, minor horizontal and vertical alignment improvements, installation of guardrail, applying pavement markings, stream bed restoration and other incidental work.

Plans, specifications, and the official numbered bid forms are only available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. A nd 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Wednesday, October 19, 2022, by contacting Cankang Wu at cwu@greenintl.com at Green International Affiliates, Inc. Bidders are responsible for confirming receipt of the bid package by contacting Cankang Wu. No deposit is required for electronic bid documents.

The Bidders attention is called to the requirements and conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract as determined by the Department of Labor and Industries under the provisions of the MGL, Chapter 149, Section 26-27D inclusive.

The requirements of MGL Chapter 81, Section 8B apply to this contract whereby each prospective Bidder proposing to bid must be pre-qualified in accordance with 720 CMR 5.00, “Prequalification of Contractors. Parties may obtain plans and specifications but may not obtain an Official Proposal Book without being listed in the official or waiver contractor lists issued by the MassDOT Prequalification Office. Forms must be obtained from MassDOT, Prequalification and Contract Office, Room 7551, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116.”

MassDOT prequalification of contractors with the class of work as, BRIDGE CULVERT or BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, for the project with an estimated value of $864,239.60 will be required.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid price payable to the “Town of Townsend”. No proposal may be withdrawn within thirty (30) days of the designated bid opening date.

The Town of Townsend reserves the right to reject any or all bids wholly or in part, and accept any bid or part thereof deemed in the Town's best interest.

Board of Selectman

10/21/2022, 10/28/2022 B

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Office
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