• Invitation to Bid: Energy Management
    Control System Replacement
    The Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District is soliciting bids for the Energy Management Control System Replacement.

    Bid Opening
    Sealed bids will be received by the Business Office at Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District (BVT), 65 Pleasant Street, Upton, MA 01568 on or before 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 28th, at which time they will be publicly opened and read in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.

    The work of this contract will require a DCAMM Prime General Contractor certified in Electrical Controls work. The bid process and award of this contract will be under the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 149. The estimated budget for this project is $350,000 and the estimated substantial completion date is the end of August 1, 2022. Each General Bidder must submit a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility from DCAMM showing that it is eligible to bid on the project and an updated statement with its bid.

    Mandatory Pre-Bid 

    A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held for all interested on Friday, February 4th, at 10:00 a.m. at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School located at 65 Pleasant Street, Upton, MA 01568.

    Contract Documents, including the Information about Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other Contract Documents, may be obtained on or after Wednesday, December 22nd, through Public Purchase, a web-based e-Procurement service. Enrollment and access can be accomplished in two ways:

    • Via the Public Purchase website. Click “live chat” for assistance.

    • Questions concerning the e-Procurement system may be directed to:
       Richard Calderon
       Chief Procurement Officer
       508-529-7758  x3180

    Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid deposit that is 5% of the bid amount. Bid deposits may be in the form of a certified check, certificate of deposit, or bid bond made payable to Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District. The awarded bidder must furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond with a surety company acceptable to BVT. 

    Proposals must include all documents required by the Invitation for Bid. The Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional District School Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, in part or whole, at their sole discretion. The decision of the School Committee shall be final and binding on all bidders without recourse.

    Minimum wage rates as determined by the Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the contractor, before bid opening, to request, if necessary, any additional information on the minimum wage rate for those tradespeople who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract.

  • Energy Management
    Control System Replacement
    Bid # 2021-02
    Sealed bids are due
    Monday, February 28th
    by 10:00 a.m.
    Visit the Public Purchase website
    for all contract documents, including:

    • Information for Bidders
    • Form of Bid
    • Form of Contract
    • Specifications
    • Contract Documents
    • Addendums