Bids – Invitation for Bids

  • See: Procurement Policy Town of Grafton 2014

Procurement Policy – 2014 

If you are an sole proprietor or partner owners of an unincorporated business, before responding to a request for proposal you may wish to review the “Town of Grafton VLCT PACIF (our WC insurance carrier) Workers ‘Compensation Payroll Audit Checklist of Independent Contractor Documentation” and the “Non-Employee Work Agreement” and “Liability Hold Harmless Agreement” at the bottom of this page.If there are questions about those documents, please call or email the Town Administrator at (802) 843 2552 or 

Invitations For Bids:

Repair of Turner Hill Road – Hydrologically Connected Work


New Tracked Excavator Invitation to be posted the week of August 5, 2019

BID SPECIFICATIONS AND INVITATION:  Grafton Invitation for Bids Exc.


The Town of Grafton, Vermont (herein Town) is seeking sealed proposals for a new excavator with attachments as specified in the “Invitation for Bids for New Tracked Excavator”  which can be viewed at on the “Bid” page or may be obtained from the Town Administrator at  Unsealing of bids will occur at Selectboard meeting on Monday August 19, 2019@6:00 PM at Town Garage at 220 Bell Road. Bids must be sealed and delivered to the Town Hall by 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 15, 2019. The sealed envelope must be clearly marked “Excavator Bid.” Faxed bids not accepted. Bids received after that time will returned to sender unopened. It is not the policy of the Town to award a bid on price alone, but to evaluate all bids and determine which is in the best interest of the Town. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or to accept the proposal deemed to be in the best interest of the Town. All proposals must meet or exceed the specifications in the Invitation for Bids and list all differences in the excavator being proposed from the specifications in the Invitation.  

July 29, 2019, Bill Kearns Town Administrator. (802) 843 2552


Checklist of Independent Contractor Documentation (This is an internal Town form posted for your information concerning Town needs in order to comply with Town insurance carrier audit requirements.): Grafton Checklist for Hiring Independent Contractors.Sole Proprietors WC Audit

Agreements (For use by independent Contractors or Sole Proprietors): Grafton WC Non Employee Work Agreement and Hold Harmless Agreement