Open Bids

The Town of Halifax lists various Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs) on this section of the Town's web site along with any required publications in local newspapers and/or the Massachusetts Central Register or the Goods and Services Bulletin. This includes any auction of equipment, property, or surplus goods owned by the Town. Potential bidders are advised to check this site for any changes or addenda to the RFPs and IFBs.

In addition to listing RFPs and IFBs, this page also lists the sale of surplus property such as supplies and equipment or land or buildings for sale by the Town.

Anyone interested in receiving announcements about RFPs, IFBs, or the sale of surplus property should subscribe to the announcement list through the Town's E-Subscribe service.

Bidders are advised to check this web site for any changes or addenda.

Real Property

TOWN OF HALIFAX
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
REQUEST FOR BIDS
 

Town of Halifax
Request for Proposals
Purchase of Land

The Town of Halifax is accepting proposals for the Town to purchase a parcel or parcels of land totaling at least four (4) acres in size located on property abutting the Town's property located at 540 Plymouth Street, Map 71, Parcel 14 said property to be used by the Town with its own property for municipal uses including one or more current or new buildings and infrastructure. The bid documents are available on at halifax-ma.org//bids - Proposals shall be submitted by Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00pm in the office of the Board of Selectmen, 499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338.

All proposals shall be valid until at least September 28, 2020.

Any purchase of the property is contingent upon an environment site assessment with with costs of remediation to be part of any final settlement concerning the sale of the property from the current owner to the Town.

Any purchase of the property is contingent upon the necessary appropriation at a Town Meeting.

Comparative criteria:

The Town will visit subject properties to determine whether they are suitable for Town use based on soils, drainage, changes in elevation, access to the properties from the Town's own properties and the adjacent streets

The most advantageous offer from a responsive and responsible proposer, taking into consideration all evaluation criteria and price, will be selected.

Submission requirements:

Proposals must be submitted to the Halifax Board of Selectmen, 499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338 no later than 3:00pm on July 28, 2020. Proposals shall be marked "Proposal for Land Purchase by Town of Halifax". Proposers may correct, modify, or withdraw proposals until the deadline date and time by visiting the Board of Selectmen's Office at the address above.

Proposers must submit a certificate of tax compliance.

The selected proposer is required to submit a disclosure of beneficial interests to the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance as required by Massachusetts General laws, Chapter 7C, Section 38.

Complete proposal information and bid documents


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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

The Town has concluded its bidding process for Premium Unleaded Gasoline and for Diesel Fuel for July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 and for two possible additional one-year periods (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 and July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022). Results are as follows:

The results were as follows:

BidderGasoline - Price above rackDiesel - Price above rack

Dennis K. Burke

$0.0322

$0.0322
Noonan Bros. Petroleum$0.035$0.035

Devaney

$0.1488$0.1488
East River Energy$0.2174$0.2699

The Town has concluded its bidding process for Premium Unleaded Gasoline and for Diesel Fuel for July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 and for two possible additional one-year periods (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 and July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019). On April 10, 2018, the Board of Selectmen voted to continue the contract for the July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 period.

The results were as follows:

BidderGasoline - Price above rackDiesel - Price above rack
Noonan Bros. Petroleum$0.0352$0.0352
Dennis K. Burke$0.0410$0.0410
Santa Buckley Energy$0.1182$0.1708

The contracts were awarded to Noonan Bros.

The Town does not maintain a list of interested bidders for future contracts. Interested bidders can sign up for the Town's mailing list for Contracts and Bids at:

E-Subscribe

When the Town issues an IFB for gasoline and diesel fuel, all subscribers to the mailing list will be notified.

The Town maintains an 8,000 gallon tank for gasoline and a 6,000 tank for diesel fuel, both at 60 Hemlock Lane.

Heating Oil

The Town of Halifax participates in the annual bid by Plymouth County. Please contact the County for more information.

Electricity Generation

The Town's current electricity contract is with Engie at a price of $0.09268 per kWh. The contract ends in December 2021.

Natural Gas

The Town's current natural gas supplier is Sprague Operating Resources. The contract ends on July 31, 2020. The price is $0.593 per therm. A new contract for the period of August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2022 has been signed for $0.591 per therm