Town of Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Solicitation Center

Solicitation:  2102181
Status: Expired
Publish Date: 2/18/2021 9:00:00 AM
Due Date: 3/19/2021 2:00 PM EST
Contact: Chad Thompson @ 413-565-4185,
Description: Request for Proposal(RFP):
Farmland Lease and Leaf Disposal Services

The Town of Longmeadow, Massachusetts is accepting sealed proposals for the lease of approximately 166+/- acres of town owned farmland located off of West Road, Anthony Road and Birnie Road in Longmeadow Massachusetts. The lease will be for the farming of cropland for the production of a farmer owned crop production. The lease also requires the farmer to facilitate the tilling of town wide gathered fall leaves to compost them into the fields which is part of the Town’s fall leaf disposal recycling program. The contract will be a one-year contract with up to two additional annual renewals. Annual renewal options will be at the sole discretion of the Town. Based on Town of Longmeadow property assessor cards the property is located at: Map ID 492/97/192, Map ID 738/155/74/A, Map ID 492/102/192,147, Map ID 738/145/74/A, Map ID 492/104/192, Map ID 738/146/74/A, Map ID 492/99/192, Map ID 492/96/192, Map ID 492/95/192 and Vision ID parcel labeled ‘Null’ located at the far southern plot of farmland where West Road meets Birnie Road.Proposal packets are available from the Town of Longmeadow Purchasing Department, Attn: Chad Thompson-Procurement Manager, 735 Longmeadow Street, Suite 101, Longmeadow, MA 01106 ( P: 413-565-4185). Proposal documents including all addenda will also be posted online and may be accessed online through the Purchasing Department page of the Longmeadow website: Proposers that download documents online are encouraged to register with the Purchasing Department. Others are required to monitor the website prior to the proposal deadline for additional information and issued addenda. Failure to acknowledge addenda may result in a proposal rejection. Sealed proposals will be accepted at the Longmeadow Purchasing Department until the proposal deadline of Friday, March 19, 2021at 2:00pm. Late proposals will be rejected. Beginning at 2:30pm on the day of the proposal deadline a remote public opening of proposals received will take place through To access the Zoom meeting reference the RFQ document for Zoom access information. The Zoom meeting will be recorded. The Town of Longmeadow, acting through the Town Manager, the Awarding Authority reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive minor informalities, and to award a lease contract in the best interest of the Town.
Bid Submission:
: AWARD = Thomas Baggott/Northern Valley Farms, Inc. East Granby, CT
Best price proposal. All Minimum Requirements Met, highest evaluation criteria score possible of 9 points. See attachment for pricing. Farmland.Lease.RFP.Proposals.Received,Cal2021-2023.pdf

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