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Invitation to Bid-Construction of a New Accessible Playground at the Beebe School

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) invites the submission of sealed bids for the construction of an accessible playground consisting of a new play structure, poured-in-place rubber safety surfacing, concrete curbing, drainage strip, and lawn repair.  This is a new playground to be constructed in an existing lawn area adjacent to the Beebe School located at 401 Pleasant Street in Malden, MA.

BID OPENING will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 2:00pm at the MRA, 17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor, Malden, MA 02148.

Plans, specifications and all other bid documents may be obtained electronically from the MRA beginning Wednesday, February 5, 2020 starting at 10:00am.  Requests for electronic files may be made to Alex Pratt, MRA, at (781) 324-5720 x5728 or  A pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12pm at the corner of Highland Avenue and Elm Street (adjacent to the project site).


All sealed proposals must be delivered to the MRA Office, 17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor, Malden, prior to the BID OPENING, as stated above, at which time and place they will be opened and read aloud.  The bidder assumes the risk of any delay due to mail delivery.  Bids received after the official BID OPENING will be returned unopened.  The MRA reserves the right to waive any informalities in Bids, to reject any or all Bids, or to accept any Bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City.


MRA Seeking Contractors for Lead Hazard Control and Housing Rehabilitation Program

The MRA is seeking qualified construction contractor firms to provide lead paint abatement services in conjunction with its Federally-funded Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant and Housing Rehabilitation Program. 

Construction contractor firms must have proper licenses, construction expertise, a thorough knowledge and understanding of state and local building codes, an understanding of containment procedures and lead inspection/risk assessment reports, adequate liability and workers compensation insurance coverage and must be registered on  SAM (System for Award Management) registration is required to work with government agencies that receive Federal grants.  The MRA can assist interested contractors with the registration process.   For more information regarding qualifications, please call 781-397-1940 or visit the MRA Healthy Homes Office, 176 Pearl Street, Malden.

The MRA specializes in Lead and Rehab projects servicing low income residents of the City of Malden.  The MRA will work with qualified contractors to provide personalized, individual service through final completion of the project.

NOTICE: Information Regarding Registration (Grantees, Subrecipients and Contractors)

All grantees, subrecipients and contractors awarded contracts funded with Federal dollars or receiving CDBG funds must register with the Federal debarment clearinghouse System for Award Management ( and must provide proof of active status on in order to comply with Federal regulations. Registration is free and it takes approximately one month to become active with a valid DUNS number. If a grantee, subrecipient or contractor does not register, they will not be considered qualified and, therefore, will not be able to contract with the City of Malden or MRA for activities funded with CDBG and/or other Federal dollars.
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NOTICE: MRA Offers Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans

For a limited time, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is offering 0% interest home repair/improvement loans to Malden homeowners who meet current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines.  Eligible repairs/improvements include doors, windows, roofs, heating systems and more.

For more information about this and other MRA loan and grant programs, call the MRA Healthy Homes/Rehab Office at 781-397-1940 or visit the office at 176 Pearl Street. 


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