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RFPs, Notices, and Bids

Request for Qualifications On-Call Engineering Services MRA Parking Garages

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is requesting qualifications from engineering firms (Applicants) that specialize in condition assessment, planning, design, and construction administration for the repair and restoration of the structural and building envelop components of parking garages and associated tenant spaces. The MRA seeks to engage a qualified firm to provide technical consultation and advice and engineering services on an on‐call basis for a period of up to three years in connection with five parking garages owned and/or operated by the MRA.
 

A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is currently available from the office of the Malden Redevelopment Authority, 215 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor, Malden, MA. The RFQ must be requested via email to info@maldenredevelopment.com with “RFQ for On‐Call Engineering Services ‐ MRA Parking Garages” listed in the subject line. The request shall include an email address of the person at the firm who should receive any future communications regarding the RFQ if different from the person requesting the RFQ.
 

The RFQ includes a list of the MRA’s parking garages; the scope of services; information regarding the qualifications submission deadline and how to submit questions regarding the RFQ; the required qualifications submission and content; and information regarding the evaluation criteria, the selection process and contract negotiation.
 

Qualifications must be received by 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 27, 2020. Qualifications received later than the date or time specified will not be considered. Instructions on how the qualification must be submitted are included in the RFQ.  Qualifications must be submitted in a portable document format (PDF) to shachey@maldenredevelopment.com via a file sharing application such as Dropbox or similar application with "RFQ for On-Call Engineering Services-MRA Parking Garages" listed in the subject line.  The applicant shall be solely responsible for coordinating with the MRA as necessary to ensure successful delivery and the MRA's receipt of their response.  The applicant shall coordinate with Sherrill Hachey, Executive Assistance at the MRA (781-324-5720 x 5735; email: shachey@maldenredevelopment.com).
 

The MRA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals, to waive irregularities and technicalities and to request resubmission.

NOTICE: MRA Will Provide Free Training in Lead Safety Practices

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) administers a federally funded lead paint abatement program that has resulted in the abatement of lead paint from several hundred housing units in Malden. 


The MRA is committed to making Malden “Lead Safe” and is providing the opportunity for local residents and employers to receive training in lead safety practices. Specifically, the MRA will contract with Institute for Environmental Education in Wilmington to provide free training in lead paint abatement.  Depending upon the interest, courses could range from de-leader worker to lead–safe renovaor to contractor/supervisor.  Initial, refresher and Spanish speaking courses will be available.    

 

For more information about courses, dates and times, please contact Wayne Martineau or Kevin Nestor at 781-324-5720.

 

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.gov.  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 SAM.gov 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 (SAM.gov) and must provide proof of active status on SAM.gov 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.
 
Information and registration directions for SAM.gov.  

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. 

 

PDF icon Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans Flyer