Bid Number: #4/5/2023–1068
Bid Title: Request for Bids - Reconstruction and Painting Elm Street Tennis and Pickleball Courts
Category: Bid Postings
Status: Closed



The Town of Acton will receive sealed bids in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M, from general contractors for the reconstruction of the Elm Street Tennis and Pickleball Courts at 19 Elm Street, Acton (the “Project”) until April 5, 2023, at 3:00 pm at the Office of the Town Manager, Town of Acton, 472 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and read publicly immediately after the specified closing time. All bidders will be notified of the apparent low bidder.

The Project value is estimated to be $155,000. Prevailing Wages, as determined under M.G.L. c. 149, § 26-27H shall apply on this project. Materials, equipment and supplies used on this project are exempt from sales tax to the extent provided by M.G.L. c. 64H, § 6(f).

Contractors may obtain the Project Plans and Specifications, Instructions to Bidders and Bid Forms on and after March 8, 2023, online from (documents may be viewed electronically).

There will be a pre-bid walk-through at the site at 10:00 A.M. on March 15, 2023. Copies of Addenda will be mailed or delivered to bidders.

Each Bid must comply with the Instructions to Bidders and accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 5% of the bid. A bid security may consist of a Bid in a form satisfactory to the Town of Acton with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Cash; or Certified, Treasurer’s or Cashier’s Check issued by a responsible bank payable to the Town of Acton.

The Project is expected to commence on or about May 8, 2023, and be completed on or about July 1, 2023. Time is of the essence for the completion of this project.

Proposals shall only be submitted on the provided forms and returned in a sealed envelope plainly marked with the bidder’s name. Bids shall be lump-sum basis. Segregated bids will not be accepted.

The contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the Town of Acton to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder. Selection of the successful bidder will be based upon bidder qualifications, including evidence of past performance on similar projects and bid price. The Contract award may be subject to the availability of funding.

The Town of Acton reserves the right to reject any proposal which, in its judgment, fails to meet the requirements of this Invitation for Bids or which is incomplete, conditional, or obscure, or which contains additions or irregularities, or in which errors occur in addition to the foregoing. The Town of Acton also reserves the right to reject any and all proposals if it deems such rejection(s) to be in the best interest of the Town. The Town of Acton also reserves the right to waive any minor discrepancies or informalities, to permit a bidder to clarify discrepancies or to conduct discussions with all qualified bidders in any manner necessary to serve the best interests of the Town. Any fees or other expenses of the bidders associated with this Invitation for Bid process are solely the responsibility of the bidders.

No bidder may withdraw its bid within thirty (30) days (Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays excluded) after the date designated above for the opening of the bids. Any bid submitted will be binding for thirty (30) days after the time of bid opening.

All telephone calls and correspondence in connection with this Project should be addressed to John S. Mangiaratti, Town Manager, at 978-929-6611 or by email to .

The Town of Acton is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and encourages participation from certified minority and women-owned businesses in this Invitation for Bid.

Town of Acton
Town Manager
John S. Mangiaratti

Publication Date/Time:
3/8/2023 9:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
4/5/2023 3:00 PM
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