Specifications are also available at:
Office of Purchasing
169 Main Street
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Woonsocket in the Office of Purchasing
(As Specified), 169 Main
RI until Date Due and then will
be publicly opened and read aloud by the city's designated agent at the
location of opening.
Additional specifications/information pertaining to bids can be obtained by
the contacting the appropriate department.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired should
call the Finance Director at (401) 762-6400 at least seventy-two (72) hours
in advance of the bid opening.
City of Woonsocket reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or parts
thereof, to waive any irregularity in the bids received and to accept the
bids or parts thereof deemed to be the most favorable to the Best
Interest Of The City.
Opportunity . Section 3 and Women or Minority Owned Business (MBE/WBE)
encouraged to bid.
3 - Section 3 of the Housing and
Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, requires that economic
opportunities generated by certain U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development financial assistance for housing and community development
programs be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly those
who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and business
concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low income
persons. If you are a Woonsocket resident and want to be considered for
employment by a Section 3 contractor, activity, or project (should an
opportunity arise), please complete the Section 3 Certification and submit
as directed on the form.
Click here for the form.
Section 3 also provides opportunities for business owners who meet the
definition of a Section 3 business concern to receive preference in bidding
on HUD-funded contracts.
Click here for the Section 3 Business Application.
Click here for Section 3 FAQs
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