Bids for Goods & Services

On August 9, 2016, the Governor signed An Act Modernizing Municipal Finance and Government (the “Act”), which amends many laws related to municipal finance and governance.  The Act includes changes to three public bidding laws – M.G.L. c. 30B, M.G.L. c. 30, and M.G.L. c. 149.  The changes to the public bidding laws go into effect on November 7, 2016.

For more information, please visit the Massachusetts Inspector General website.

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019


REQUEST FOR RESPONSE 368: Vehicle Repair Parts

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department
Sealed bids for auto body repair are to be delivered to the Sheriff’s Department Hampden Jail and House of Corrections, 627 Randall Road, Ludlow, MA 01056, and will be received until Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Sheriff’s Department Hampden Purchasing Department, Room 253, 627 Randall Road, Ludlow, MA 01056, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in front of one or more witnesses.  for specifications call 413-858-0121.  all bids submitted must be clearly marked in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope, “number 368, Auto Body Repair and Painting, Submission Deadline: January 8, 2020, 2:00 PM”.

If any changes are made to this Request for Response (RFR), an addendum will be issued.  Addenda will be mailed or faxed to all bidders on record as having been issued the bid.

Questions concerning the RFR must be submitted in writing to: Mary Pastore, 627 Randall Road, Ludlow, MA 01056 before 4:00 PM on Monday, December 30, 2019.  Questions may be delivered, mailed, or emailed to

Written responses will be mailed or emailed to all bidders on record as having been issued the RFR.

Bidders should also include in their submission all additional forms that the vendor is directed to submit by the attachment “Sheriff’s Department Hampden instructions to bidders” found in the specification package.

Bidding procedures and award of contracts will be in accordance with Chapter 7 Section 22, of the Massachusetts General Laws, plus all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

The Sheriff reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids in total or in part as he deems to be in the best interest of the Sheriff’s Department Hampden and certifies under the penalties of perjury that this notice has been posted and advertised (if required) in accordance with the general laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in so far as the Sheriff has instructed the purchasing agent to make such postings and advertisements.

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department