Front Street, Marion

Stormwater Engineering Services for the Town of Marion (closed)

Procurement for professional design services

This RFR and Contract terminated in 2011. Information is posted for informational purposes.

Vendors: Final Decision Memo.

In partnership with the Town of Marion, and as part of our municipal grant program, the Buzzards Bay NEP awarded a contract to GAF Engineering, Inc. to assist the town develop stormwater treatment designs in the vicinity of Old Landing on Front Street.


Completed, and in 2011, the town’s engineer is incorporating the designs in planned sewer line replacement work and is seeking grant funding to help construct the stormwater treatment systems.

The BBNEP received 5 proposals in response to this RFR. The review of proposals and proposal selection was finalized the 22nd of April, with GAF Engineering Inc. selected. The selection process is described in the updates section of the RFR posted on the CommBuys website.


The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), through the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program (Buzzards Bay NEP) in the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), announces that funding is available to hire an engineering or environmental service firm to develop engineering designs and site plans to treat a stormwater discharge to Sippican Harbor in the Town of Marion. The focus of the remediation effort is to reduce bacteria discharges into a currently closed shellfish bed. The Buzzards Bay NEP has already developed a conceptual plan and preliminary stormwater calculations to treat this discharge in collaboration with the Town of Marion. These conceptual plans shall be used as a guide, and may be modified by new findings or design constraints. The funding of these designs fulfils a previous award commitment to the Town of Marion under the Buzzards Bay municipal grant program by the Buzzards Bay NEP.

RFR and contract SCHEDULE

RFR Release Date: March 3, 2008. GAF Engineering was selected as the vendor. The contract terminated on 30 June 2008. You can download the 2008 Engineering Services RFR as a pdf file.

Other Related Information posted for this RFR

1992 Town Road Plans (not as-builts)

(Right click to save to your computer. These are 2 MB GIF files.)

Electronic Plans

Tata & Howard Inc. Marion Village water mains CAD DWG (3.8 MB DWG file).

Tata & Howard Inc. Terms and Disclaimer on the use of the above file8 kb pdf).

Useful Links
Mass DEP’s New Stormwater Regulations Page

Procurement Rules and Regulations

The Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program is a unit of Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management and we adhere to state procurement laws and regulations that apply to state agencies. Specifically for the procurement of goods and services, the applicable regulations are 801cmr21.doc. For our award of grants to municipalities, we adhere to 815cmr2.doc. Additional state policies and guidelines can be found on the Operational Services Division website.