Contracts are currently in place through December 31, 2017.
Proposals will be due October 25, 2017 for the next 3 year period
The Southeastern Regional Services Group invites proposals for Drug and Alcohol Testing and Administrative Services on behalf of the Towns of Canton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxborough, Lakeville, Mansfield, Medfield, Norfolk, Norton, Plainville, Raynham, Sharon, Stoughton, and West Bridgewater and the City of Taunton to secure contracts for the three year period commencing January 1, 2018. These services will fulfill requirements of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and United States Department Of Transportation (DOT) Regulations 49 CFR parts 382 and 655 and as defined in part 40. These include revisions effective as recently as 2016.
The scope of work includes the following services: management and administration (random selection, record-keeping, submission of blind samples, reporting requirements, chain-of-custody forms), alcohol and drug testing including specimen collection and breath analysis, laboratory, medical review officer and substance abuse professional, and training of supervisors and employees. Participating SERSG communities seek one Program Administrator who will oversee and deliver all of these services. The primary Collection Site must be located within one of the above listed communities and the Program Administrator must provide an alternative collection site during hours that the primary collection site is closed.
Proposal packets are available by contacting Moira Rouse, Procurement Officer via email to SERSG@sersg.org. Packets will be available beginning September 20, 2017 and proposals must be received by Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11am.
All bidding shall be in strict accordance with the requirements of MGL Chapter 30B. Work to be performed under this Contract shall comply with Executive Order No. 227 which sets forth the Commonwealth’s non-discrimination and equal opportunity policy and the Commonwealth’s civil rights laws and regulations.
The Directors of the Southeastern Regional Services Group will determine which Proposal is the most advantageous based upon evaluative criteria contained in the proposal packet. Proposers must provide all required services at the same price for each municipality.
The Awarding Authority will be the Board of Selectmen, Town Administrator, Town Manager, Mayor or other Procurement Officer of each SERSG municipality participating in this procurement. The SERSG Board of Directors reserves the right to waive any informality or reject any or all proposals.