Request for Quotation:
Town of Montague, Massachusetts
38 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA
Mold Remediation and Roof Repair
The Town of Montague Economic Development Industrial Commission is seeking quotations
from contractors to remediate mold and repair the roof a one story 2,200 square foot office
building at 38 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA (Assessors Map 4, Lot 41).
We have attached a summary of property data that will assist you in evaluating the scope of work
for this project.
Prospective Bidders - Please indicate your interest in supplying a quote to the Town of
Montague as soon as you receive this RFQ, to:
C/O Walter Ramsey
Town Planner + Conservation Agent
Please include official contact information for your business.
March 26, 2012 – Request issued
April 18, 2012 12:00PM – Bids due
April 18, 2012 – Bid Opening
April 23, 2012-Contract Award
May –June- Construction
The one-story 2,200 square foot building is cinder blocks on concrete slab. The structure has a
flat, rubber membrane roof. There is substantial water damage and mold growth on the interior.
The structure is vacant and all utilities have been shut off, and the mold in the building has been
caused by roof leaks. The leaks shall be repaired simultaneously with the mold remediation or
immediately following the professional mold remediation.
Verify all measurements and existing conditions in the field prior to proceeding with work.
Drawings or descriptions, verbal or otherwise, or existing conditions of structures that are given
to the contractor are intended only as an aid in accomplishing the project. Measurements and
locations of existing structures and conditions are not guaranteed to be accurate.
Scope of Services:
Remove mold infested carpets, wall surfaces, insulation and any other contaminated material
by a Massachusetts Licensed Contractor who has experience remediating mold. The
contractor shall follow the recommendations in the EPA’s Mold Remediation in Schools and
Commercial Buildings guidelines or the guidelines of the American Conference of
Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) for mold remediation.
The licensed contractor shall thoroughly inspect the ducts and evaluate the HVAC system
and report in writing if he/she recommends the ducts to be cleaned due to mold. Note: the
HVAC has not been run since the mold growth began.
Patch repair leak(s) in flat-membrane roof
Obtain building permit and Health Department approval.
This RFQ, the winning proposal, and the Town’s standard contract terms will form the legal
All proposals will remain valid until April 18, 2013
Any clarifying questions to the Town must be submitted electronically
(firstname.lastname@example.org) Electronic copies of all questions & answers will be
distributed to all Prospective Bidders as they are received.
Minority-owned business enterprises or Woman-owned business enterprises are strongly
encouraged to submit quotes. These business enterprises shall be determined by SOMWBA,
the State Office of Minority and Woman-Owned Business Assistance. All such businesses
are encouraged to contact SOMWBA at (617) 973-8692 for further information.
Contractor must provide OSHA training certifications verifying that employees to be
employed at the worksite have completed approved OSHA (United States Occupational
Safety and Health Administration) training in a construction safety and health course that is
at least ten hours in duration. This certification must accompany the certified payroll
The prevailing wage requirements of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, are
applicable to this IFB. Wage rates, as determined by the Massachusetts Division of
Occupational Safety, are attached. The contractor agrees that the rate per hour and wages
paid to employees used in the performance of this project shall not be less than the minimum
rates of wages as determined in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 149 as
may be amended. The contractor shall provide a certified copy of payroll every week to the
Town of Montague for all employees working under the contract for this project.
Provided there is at least one qualified bidder, the Town will select a winning bidder by
4/23/2012, unless extended. The Town will determine what bids are qualified based on
factors listed below and in the Scope of Services.
The quotation should include the following information:
A detailed cost quote (in a separate envelope clearly marked)
A list of other similar projects involving mold remediation
A projected work start and completion date
Written statement that all workers are OSHA certified and will be compensated according to
The deadline for providing a quote to the Town is 4/18/2012. 12:00 PM
Please return your quotes for this service to the Town to my attention (by certified mail or hand-
delivery). This and any further questions should be directed to:
C/O Walter Ramsey
Town Planner and Conservation Agent
One Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
Appendix A: Assessors Property Information
Appendix B: 38 Ave A Interior Plan
Appendix C: Prevailing Wage Information
Provided in separate attachment labeled Prevailing_wageRFQ1.pdf