Procurement Opportunities

The Town Administrator serves as the Chief Procurement Officer for the Town. For questions, please email the Board of Selectmen. If you receive documents from this website, email the Board of Selectmen to ensure addenda and any other updates are provided to you for that respective procurement opportunity.

Current Procurement Opportunities

Dighton Fire Department Design Services Feasibility Study 

View and Download the Request for Qualifications.

View and Download Standard Designer Application Form for Municipalities and Public Agencies not within DSB Jurisdiction

View and Download Addendum #1

The Town of Dighton is seeking the services of a qualified Designer within the meaning of and in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 7C, Sections 44-57, to provide a Facility Evaluation, Spatial Needs Assessment, Site Selection Study, and Professional cost estimation related to the Dighton Fire Department, Fire Station One and Fire Station Two with option for consideration of a design option for a new fire station facility at an alternate location. 

Copies of the RFQ are available at the Board of Selectmen/Town Administrator’s Officer during regular business hours or via email at The RFQ and accompanying documents can also be accessed on the ‘Procurement Opportunities’ page of the Town of Dighton website at 

The applicant that receives the award presented by this RFQ may also be considered for the final design services contract. This RFQ is intended to provide a common and uniform set of instructions to guide applicants through the development of proposals. The Town of Dighton, through its awarding authority, reserves the right to cancel this RFQ if it is in the Town’s best interest to do so and reject any and all proposals. 

General Requirements for Submissions of Proposals 

The applicant shall submit an original and five copies of the proposal in a sealed envelope marked as “RFQ for Design Services-Feasibility Study-Dighton Fire Department, Fire Station” and addressed to Town Administrator, Town of Dighton, 979 Somerset Avenue, no later than 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 7, 2023. 

A Standard Designer Application Form for Municipalities and Public Agencies not with DSB Jurisdiction 2005 is included within this packet. This form must be completed in its entirety and submitted with the Technical Proposal for review. 

The fee has not been set, but will be subject to negotiations based on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Designer Fee Guidelines. This procurement is being done under MGL Chapter 7 Section 38 A1/2 to 38 O, – Public Building Projects Design Services. Proposals must include the signature of the authorized representative of the applicant. 

A pre-proposal site meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2023 commencing at Dire Fire Department Station #1 located at 300 Main Street, Dighton, MA 02715. Questions regarding this Request for Qualifications shall be in writing and directed to Town of Dighton Fire Chief, Christopher Maguy at no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2023. Responses to submitted questions will be answered via an addendum to the RFQ. 

On-Call Professional Services – Architectural and Engineering Services

View and Download the Request for Proposals for On Call Professional Services - Architectual and Engineering Services.

View and Download Addendum #1

View and Download Addendum #2


The Town of Dighton is soliciting proposals for a list of non-exclusive on-call consultant services to assist the Town with the following professional services, including but not limited to, architectural and engineering services for repairs and modifications of existing Town assets as well as new designs in the following architectural and engineering disciplines and/or project management/contract administration for said projects:



Utilities – Sewer, Drainage, & Stormwater (and related collection, conveyance, and treatment) 

Building envelope


Site/ Civil



Traffic, Roadway & Transportation Improvements 


Security Technology

Surveying & Photogrammetry

Landscape Architecture

Fire Safety & Protection

MCP / Hazardous Waste

Construction Administration/Inspection




This solicitation also includes funding and grant support associated with the above services. It is the intent of the Town that the firm(s) selected to support funding applications may prepare funding applications and complete the resulting project work. 

On Call work is expected to include planning, architectural or engineering designs, the preparation of construction drawings, procurement documents, estimates of probable cost, construction phase support including contract administration, project inspection, and commissioning.  Services may include conceptual planning services or feasibility studies, building inspections, code compliance reviews, regulatory compliance reviews and/or management, peer reviews, abatement planning, and security upgrades / designs.  Dighton’s Town Administrator and Building Department shall be the lead agencies; however, other Town Departments may utilize these services. 

Proposals will be received at the office of the Board of Selectmen/Town Administrator; Dighton Town Hall; 979 Somerset Avenue Dighton, MA 02715 until Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Proposals may be submitted for one or more disciplines identified in this proposal. One contract may be awarded for the on-call services, or more than one contract may be awarded if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Dighton.  Detailed specifications are available on-line at the Town of Dighton’s website, and also available at the office of the Town Administrator / Chief Procurement Officer, Dighton Town Hall, 979 Somerset Avenue Dighton, MA 02715, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM

The Town of Dighton shall determine the selected proposer(s).  The Town of Dighton reserves the right to withdraw the RFP; to reject any and all proposals; and to accept any proposals deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Dighton.

On-Call Peer Review Engineering Consulting Services

View and Download the Request for Proposals for On Call Peer Review Engineering Consulting Services

View and Download Addendum #1

The Town of Dighton is soliciting services of qualified peer review engineering consulting services for a period of up to three (3) years. Such consulting services are primarily to fill the need for outside expertise required in reviewing developer’s proposals, permits, applications and construction monitoring.

Boards and Departments to be served through this solicitation include the Planning Board, the Conservation Commission, the Stormwater Committee, and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Such consulting services are not intended to be an exclusive arrangement nor are they expected to be utilized for specific municipal capital projects. The Town retains the right to solicit additional consulting services beyond the scope of the subject matter of this RFP.

Contract Documents, including the RFP and applicable forms, may be obtained at the Board of Selectmen’s Office or by downloading them at Sealed proposals will be received by the Town Administrator’s Office, located at Town of Dighton 979 Somerset Avenue, Dighton, MA 02715 during business hours, until the date and time of the proposal opening.  Business hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Proposals must be submitted in two separate sealed envelopes marked “Dighton On-Call Peer Review Engineering Consulting Services” and “Dighton On-Call Peer Review Engineering Consulting Services – Fee Proposal”.  See Section IV for details. Proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2020.  Late proposals will be returned unopened.  Emailed submissions are not acceptable. 

Proposals must include all documents required by the Request for Proposal. The Town of Dighton reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in whole or in part; to waive any technicalities and informalities; to amend and/or cancel the RFP prior to the time of submission; and to correct any proposal erroneously made as a result of a clerical error on the part of the Town. Corrections and clarifications will be issued by Addendum.

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Michael Mullen, Chief Procurement Officer, Town of Dighton
Phone:  508-669-6431 Option 1
Email Michael Mullen