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Legal Notice - Invitation to Bid

Legal Notice 


Center Fire District Headquarters 

18 Wintonbury Ave. – Bloomfield, CT 06002 

Tel (860) 242-1779 


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids by which 

the Bloomfield Center Fire District will contract for the 

Bloomfield Center Fire District, Co. #3 

Tecton Architects Project #BLF-01-AR 

will be received in the Bloomfield Center Fire District Dispatch Office, located at Bloomfield Center Fire District Company #1, 18 Wintonbury Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002 until: 

3:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 

as determined by the Bloomfield Center Fire Districts clock. Bids will be opened publicly, and results will be posted to the Fire Districts website by the close of business on April 6, 2023. 

A Voluntary pre-bid meeting between prospective bidders and the Architect will convene in the front parking area of Bloomfield Center Fire District Co. #3, 360 Tunxis Ave, Bloomfield, CT 

on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 3:00 pm, when project details will be discussed. 

A bid bond for five percent (5%) of the base bid cost is required and must accompany each proposal. 

Bids must be held firm for one hundred twenty (120) days beyond the bid opening date. 

The successful bidder must file a one hundred percent (100%) Performance Bond, 

a one hundred percent (100%) Labor & Materials Bond and a Certificate of Insurance 

with the Bloomfield Center Fire District within ten (10) days of notice of bid award. 

Plans, Specifications, and Addenda for this project will be available online at Once on the website, click on ‘Digital Plan Room’ in the navigation at the bottom of the page to view open bids. You must register as a plan holder to download Drawings and Specifications and to receive Addenda when issued. Printed drawings and specifications will not be offered for sale for this project

A printed set of plans and specifications are available for review only in the Bloomfield Center Fire District Headquarters, 18 Wintonbury Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002, on or after Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by appointment only. 

The Bloomfield Center Fire District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, any part thereof, waive defects in same, or accept any proposal deemed to be in the Districts best interest. 

Bidders’ attention is called to the requirement of Connecticut General Statute 4a-60g (set aside for small contractors and minority business enterprises). Primary contractors must provide proof of participation in the DAS Construction Contractor Prequalification Program. 

All questions and requests for information must be submitted in writing to Matt Salad & Stephen Melingonis at Tecton Architects This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5 P.M. in the local time in which the bid is to be conducted on Thursday, March 30, 2023. The final Addendum will be issued by 5 P.M. in the local time in which the bid is being conducted on Friday, March 31, 2023. 




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