Addendum No. 1 has been Issued - Levi Wetherbee Farmhouse IFB

Levi Wetherbee Farmhouse - Invitation for Bids is now Available





Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 149 and c. 30 §39M, the Town of Boxborough, through its Chief Procurement Officer, is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors for Phase I of the exterior repairs and stabilization of the Levi Wetherbee Farmhouse. 

All work must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Bid specifications may be obtained from the town’s website:, commencing at 10:00 AM on May 3, 2018.  Bidders downloading information from the town’s website are solely responsible for obtaining any addenda prior to the bid opening. The bid packet will list notification requirements.

All bids shall be submitted to the Chief Procurement Officer, Boxborough Town Hall, 29 Middle Road, Boxborough, MA 01719 in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Sealed Bids – Levi Wetherbee Farmhouse - Phase I: Exterior Repairs and Stabilization” by 10:00 AM local time on May 23, 2018, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read. All bids shall have the name of the bidder clearly marked on the outside of the bid envelopeEach General Bidder must submit with their bid, both a current Certificate of Eligibility as issued by DCAMM and an Update Statement current as of the bid date.  Category of Work is General Building Construction.  Bids shall not be accepted by fax or e-mail.  Late bids will not be accepted.

A pre-bid site inspection and meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 10:00 AM.  All Bidders are requested to meet at the Levi Wetherbee Farmhouse located at 484 Middle Road, Boxborough, MA.

This contract is subject to the schedule of prevailing wage rates as determined by the Department of Labor and Industries as specified in MGL c149, §§26-27 inclusive. Certification of OSHA training, as well as work in harmony, non-collusion and tax compliance are also required.

Each General Bid shall be accompanied by Bid Security equal to five (5) percent of the total possible Bid amount, including all alternates in the form of a Bid Bond, Certified Treasurer's or Cashier's Check issued by a responsible U.S. bank or Trust Company, payable to the Town of Boxborough.  Each Bidder shall attach the required Bid Bond or Check to their Bid Form. The Bid Securities of all General Bidders, except those of the three lowest responsible and eligible General Bidders, will be returned within five (5) days, Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of General Bids.

The Awarding Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any or all General Bids not deemed to be in the best interest of the Town. 

The successful General Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid, and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid.

NOTICE: Addendum No. 1 has been issued and incorporated into the Project Specification Information on the link provided below.

Click Here to access the Project Specification Information (Written Packet)

Click Here to access the Project Specification Plans


Per Order

Selina Shaw, MCPPO

Town  Administrator