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REQUEST FOR BIDS - Northfield Municipal Pool Painting and Structural Repairs


Project Title: Municipal Pool Painting and Structural Repairs

Project Schedule:
January 22, 2024 Request for Bids Released
February 23, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Deadline for Submission of Bid
April 25, 2024 Project Start Date
June 1, 2024, Project Completion Date

Project Title: Municipal Pool Painting and Structural Repairs

Project Summary:

The Town of Northfield is accepting bids from qualified contractors to paint and make structural repairs to the Northfield municipal pool located at the end of King Street (Memorial Park), in Northfield, VT.

The Northfield pool was constructed in 1991 and is a 600,000-gallon pool with approximately 15,000 square feet of surface area for painting. The repairs and painting must be made and dried by June 1 to provide for adequate time for pool reopening for the summer season. The contractor shall complete the following project elements.

1. Power wash and clean the pool using an approved chemical wash.
2. Replace 15 to 20 damaged pool skimmers and associated piping.
3. Repair pool deck around replaced skimmers.
4. Repaint the pool with one coat of primer and two coats of epoxy paint depending on the manufacturer’s specifications.
5. Repaint all lane lines and other pool markings.
6. Install anti-skid substances on stairs and entry areas.

The contractor shall guarantee all work for one year after substantial completion.

Submission Requirements

All responses to the request for bids shall include the following:

1. Cover Letter - A cover letter and general description of proposal.
2. Scope of Work – Provide a scope of work.
3. Proposed Schedule – Provide a schedule of project start and end date.
4. Experience – List of similar projects
5. Project Budget – Provide a budget, including estimated project hours and materials.
6. References - A minimum of three (3) references for whom a similar project has been completed within the last three (3) years.

Questions regarding the request, please contact Town Manager, Jeff Schulz at or 802-485-9822. One (1) electronic Adobe (PDF) file shall be received on/before 4:00 pm on February 23, 2024, by email to
Alternatively, two hard copy proposals shall be received by the Town by 4:00 PM on February 23, 2024, attention Jeff Schulz, Town Manager 51 South Main Street Northfield, VT 05663.

The Town of Northfield reserves the right to reject any and all proposals received as part of this solicitation, to negotiate with any qualified source, to waive any formality and any technicalities or to cancel the request for bids in part or in its entirety if it is in the best interest of the Town of Northfield. This solicitation of proposals in no way obligates the Town of Northfield to award a contract.

The Town of Northfield will negotiate contract terms upon selection. The contractor shall not start the project until the successful applicant enters a written contract with the municipality. The Town of Northfield is not liable for any cost incurred by consultant prior to issuance of a contract. The contractor shall provide proof of Insurance Coverage such that All contractors, and any sub-contractors must carry adequate insurance coverage (not less than $1,000,000-per occurrence). $1,000,000 - General Aggregate Applying, in total, $1,000,000 - Products/Completed Operations Aggregate, $50,000 – Fire/Legal/Liability, and $1,000,000 – Automotive Liability), and must affirm being an equal opportunity employer.

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