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Bid Title: King Philip Hand Tub Restoration Project
Category: Misc. Bids
Status: Closed


The Town of Rockland, MA (the “Town”) is seeking bids from qualified vendors for the complete and total historical restoration of its 1869 Hunneman Hand Tub fire apparatus.  This procurement is being conducted pursuant to M.G.L. c.30B s.5.

A copy of the Proposal Documents may be obtained by calling Rockland Town Hall, (781) 871-1874, extension 1105, Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or via download at

All bids must be sealed and address as follows:

Rockland Town Hall

Office of the Town Administrator

242 Union Street

Rockland, MA 02370

All bids must be received by Rockland Town Hall by 3:00pm on April 29, 2021, at which time they will be publicly opened.  Bids submitted after this time will be disqualified and returned to the proposer.    

All bids must include a non-collusion form, tax compliance certificate, bid pricing sheet, and references.

Bidders may correct, modify, or withdraw a proposal by sealed, written notice, clearly marked as a correction, modification, or withdrawal, and received at Rockland Town Hall at least 4 hours prior to the time and date for submission of the bids.

All bid prices submitted in response to this IFB must remain firm for forty-five (45) days following the bid opening.

All addenda will be published at

Questions concerning this invitation for bids must be received in writing via email to: Douglas Lapp at .  (Please put “King Philip IFB” in the subject line of email) before 3:00pm on April 22, 2021.  Written responses will be emailed to all bidders on record as having received the IFB. 

The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities, to cancel this IFB, to accept or reject, in whole or in part, any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.

Douglas Lapp

Town Administrator

Publication Date/Time:
4/6/2021 3:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
4/29/2021 3:00 PM
Bid Opening Information:
4/29/2021 @ 3:00pm
Pre-bid Meeting:
Contact Person:
Douglas Lapp, Town Administrator,, (781) 616-6807
• Minimum of 20 of years’ experience professionally restoring antique fire apparatuses
• Minimum of 20 Hunneman antique hand tub fire apparatuses restored
• Located in New England (i.e., Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or Connecticut)
• Minimum of 3 satisfactory references for similar work as this IFB
Special Requirements:
Bidders must submit a complete list of all jobs performed in the past two (2) years that are similar in size and scope to this project, with contact names and telephone number and a brief description of the dates of the services provided. Bidders must include a minimum of three (3) satisfactory references for similar work as this IFB (which may go back longer than two (2) years).
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