WHAT'S THE TIMELINE?
Construction of the new Police Station will be Bid, Awarded, and Constructed in accordance with the Massachusetts laws relating to publicly funded projects.
Fall 2021: Contractor Pre-Qualification
A public process solicited General Contractors to submit their qualifications to be the General Contractor. We are very encouraged that 12 contractors responded, and after review, 12 were deemed qualified to bid on the project.
April 4, 2022: Town Meeting
A Yes vote is required on the Police Station Funding Article for the project to proceed to the next step.
April 13, 2022: Sub-trade Bids
In accordance with MA laws, filed sub bids for Masonry, Plumbing, Fire Protection, HVAC, Electrical, and other work will be bid and received.
May 4, 2022: General Construction Bids
The Prequalified General Contractors will be invited to submit their bids for the construction of the project.
May 10, 2022: Town Election
A Yes vote is required on the Ballot Question for the project to move forward
Spring/Summer 2022: Contract Signed & Construction Start
After receipt and analysis of the bids, the project will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, and construction will begin.
October – December 2023: Project Complete and Move-In
After an estimated 18-20 month construction period and a 1-2 month move-in and set up period, the Police will open for operation.