The Hingham Housing Authority, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from General Contractors for the 689-1 Fire Alarm System Upgrade, #131072 in Hingham, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by John Murphy Jr Electrical Construction & Eng..

The Project consists of: Installation of a new addressable fire alarm panel and device. Work to include removal of the old fire alarm control panel and devices upon signoff off the new fire alarm system.

The work is estimated to cost $56,400.

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44A-J & to minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L. c.l49 §§26 to 27H inclusive.

THIS PROJECT IS BEING ELECTRONICALLY BID AND HARD COPY BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder. The bids are to be prepared and submitted at . Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online (click on the “Tutorial” tab at the bottom footer).

DCAMM Certification Requirements: NONE

General Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Wednesday, 22 March 2023 and publicly opened online, forthwith.

All Bids should be submitted online at and received no later than the date and time specified above.

General bids shall be accompanied by a bid deposit that is not less than five (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount (considering all alternates), and made payable to the Hingham Housing Authority.

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for pick-up at (may be viewed electronically and hardcopy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. at 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (978-568-1167).

There is a plan deposit of $50.00 per set (maximum of 2 sets) payable to BidDocs ONLINE Inc.

Plan deposits may be electronically paid or by check. This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders and for one set for sub-bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty (30) days of receipt of general bids. Otherwise the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority.

Additional sets may be purchased for $50.00

Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate check for $ 40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), non- refundable, payable to the BidDocs ONLINE Inc., to cover mail handling costs.


Date and Time: Wednesday, 15 March 2023 at 1:00 PM Address: Meet at the site, 100 Beale Street, Hingham Instructions:


The Contract Documents may be seen, but not removed at:

Hingham Housing Authority

30 Thaxter Street

Hingham, MA 02043


Nashoba Blue Inc.

433 Main Street

Hudson, MA 01749


Notice of Public Hearing

The Hingham Housing Authority invites all tenants and the general public to a review of the Authority's Proposed Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2024

The Annual Plan is intended to provide insight into the Authority’s operations and plans for the coming fiscal year as they affect the Authority’s state-aided public housing.  The Proposed Annual Plan is comprised of the following elements:

1.         Proposed Capital Improvement Plan (5-year)

2.         Proposed Maintenance and Repair Plan

3.         Current Operating Budget

4.         Responses to the Performance Management Review (PMR) findings

5.         List of housing authority policies

6.         List of waivers from governing regulations of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

7.         Other elements

Hearing time and date: 5:00 PM on 04/11/2023

Hearing location: Community Building at 30 Thaxter Street, Hingham, MA

Residents and the general public are invited to review the Annual Plan before the hearing and may submit public comments as noted below.  The Authority shall consider the concerns of any Local Tenants’ Organization (LTO) or Resident Advisory Board (RAB) regarding needs and priorities and incorporate some or all of such needs and priorities in the draft plan if deemed by the Authority to be consistent with sound management.  Substantive comments will be summarized and included in the Annual Plan when it is submitted to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). 

  • Copies of the Annual Plan are available at the Authority’s office or may be reviewed online at
  • Comments may be submitted orally at the hearing, by emailing the housing authority office, or by submitting written comments at the housing authority office.  Comments must be received no later than the close of the public hearing.
  • For reasonable accommodation requests contact the housing authority office by 03/28/2023 at 4:00 PM.
  • Contact information for Hingham Housing Authority:

Office:  30 thaxter Street, Hingham, MA 02043

Phone: (781) 741-1417


Quincy Housing Authority Now Managing Marshfield & Hingham Public Housing

Quincy Housing Authority (QHA) has taken over management of 2 additional housing authorities, Hingham Housing Authority (HHA) in 2019 and Marshfield Housing Authority (MHA) in 2020.

Quincy Housing Authority is recognized as a high performing agency and has been successfully managing the two additional authorities.  Since new management began QHA has made much needed dramatic improvements at the two properties.  QHA is proud of these collaborative agreements and continue to improve the quality of living for the residents at Marshfield and Hingham Housing Authorities.

Additional information available from the Patriot Ledger

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