Repairs to the Block Island Landfill Slope


 Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island
P.O. Drawer 220
Block Island, RI  02807


Sealed bids for general contractors will be received by TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM, RHODE ISLAND until 1:00 P.M. for the REPAIRS TO THE BLOCK ISLAND LANDFILL SLOPE at the office of the Town Manager, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI on April 9, 2018 and at that time and place, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of James J. Geremia & Associates, Inc., 272 West Exchange St., Suite 201, Providence, RI between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, after March 12, 2018, or at the Town Manager’s Office, New Shoreham Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI.  Documents can only be obtained by general contract bidders.    

Contract Documents will be provided on disk in .pdf format and will sent by mail via USPS.  If Bidder requests the Contract Documents to be forwarded by Federal Express, the shipping fee will be borne by the Bidder.  Bidder is to provide their Federal Express account number. 

Each Bid shall be submitted (in DUPLICATE) and clearly marked: 


Bids must be enclosed in an opaque envelope addressed to “Town Manager, Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI 02807” bearing the name and address of the Bidder.

A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled to be held at 11:30 A.M. on Mach 28, 2018 at the Council Chambers at Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI, which will be followed by a site visit at the Landfill site.  This will be the only opportunity for bidders to make site visits accompanied by the Engineer and landfill operators.

No Bidder may withdraw their Bid for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after the date of the opening of the Bids.

The successful Bidder must furnish a 100-percent (100%) Construction Performance Bond and a 100-percent (100%) Construction Payment Bond with a Rhode Island licensed Surety Company acceptable to the Owner within ten (10) days of Notice of Award.

Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest.

Bidders shall adhere to the provisions of State Labor Laws concerning payment of prevailing wages.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, entitled “Equal Employment Opportunity” (as amended by Executive Order 11375) and as supplemented in Department of Labor Regulations 41 CFR Part 60.  The requirements of Bidders and Contractors under this Order are explained in the Instructions to Bidders.

Minority business enterprises as defined by R.I. General Laws Section 37-14.1-3 shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of Subcontracts performed under this agreement.  The Contractor will take all reasonable steps in accordance with the regulations promulgated under Chapter 37-14.1 of the Rhode Island General Laws to ensure that minority business enterprises have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform subcontracts under this agreement.

Edward L. Roberge
Town Manager

Town of New Shoreham

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