Historic East Otis Schoolhouse-Phase 2

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Historic East Otis Schoolhouse-Phase 2


   Nov 01, 2023                           

The Town of Otis, Massachusetts is seeking bids for Phase 2 renovations to the Historic East Otis Schoolhouse. All work must comply with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.


There are no sub bids for this project.


General Bids are due no later than 2:00 PM on Tuesday December 19, 2023 to Brandi Page, Town Administrator, Town of Otis, 1 North Main Road, P.O. Box 237, Otis, MA 01253 and will be publicly opened and read at that time. Sealed envelopes shall be clearly marked “General Bid for Historic Schoolhouse-Phase 2.” The Town of Otis does not accept digital submissions.


Bid documents can be requested by emailing Brandi Page, Town Administrator at townadmin@townofotisma.com.


A site visit may be arranged by contacting the Town of Otis Building Inspector, Larry Gould, at (413) 207-4027, bldginspotis@gmail.com.


Contractors are required to have experience with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties for this phase of renovation. State law and Otis policy prohibits discrimination. The selection of the contractor will be made without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, political affiliation, national origin or gender identity. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities, to advertise for new bids, and to award one or more contracts, wholly or in part, as may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town. The Selectboard are the awarding authority.


The successful bidder will provide insurance as stated in the agreement. A certificate of insurance evidencing the required insurance shall be submitted to the town prior to the Commencement of work and shall remain in force during the term of the contract. Bid deposit in the amount of 5% required with submission as well as payment bond of 100% and performance bond of 100% at execution of contract. The time for completion of the Work from Notice to Proceed to Substantial Completion must be no later than October 30, 2024. Liquidated damages for failure to complete on time are $500 (five hundred dollars) per calendar day. Notice to Proceed is expected to be issued no later than Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

Brandi Page, Town of Otis Administrator