Legal Advertisement/PostingLegal Advertisement/PostingFire Station Design Architect

The Town of Bernardston Board of Selectmen is seeking proposals from qualified, experienced architectural firms to develop and prepare bid-ready documents for constructing an addition to the existing Fire Station located at 18 Church Street, Bernardston MA 01337. Qualifications will be received at the Office of the Town Coordinator at 38 Church Street, Bernardston, MA 01337 on or before September 22, 2021 at 11:00AM. Responses received at that time and place will be opened and recorded.

This solicitation is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 7C, §§ 44-57, the designer selection law, and any resulting contract will be strictly awarded in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation. A quality-based selection process will be used to select the Architect.

The Town of Bernardston has appointed a Building Committee (“Committee”) to evaluate qualifications and experience of the submission and recommend the finalists for an award. The fee for services is to be negotiated with the chosen Architect. The selected firm may be retained through completion of design, bidding and construction phases pending additional funding authorization, without solicitation for up to 12 months.

A non-mandatory briefing session will be held at the Bernardston Fire Station, 18 Church Street,Bernardston MA 01337 on September 14, 2021 at 2:00PM.

Request for Qualification, Terms and Conditions, and Forms may be obtained via the Town website at, or by emailing John Bates, OPM at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Proposers shall examine all information and materials contained in and with this solicitation. Failure to do so shall be at the proposer’s risk. The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received, or to reject any and all proposals, wholly or in part.

Bernardston Designer RFQ packet

Bernardston Fire Station Reference Material