PROPOSAL FOR:  Danbury Elementary School Modular Classroom addition


LOCATION OF PROPOSAL RECEIPT: Newfound Area School District, 20 North Main Street, Bristol, NH 03222   Attn: Chris Crosbie 

The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to find a vendor to supply, deliver and install a modular classroom structure for Danbury Elementary School located at 20 Daffodil Lane, Danbury, NH 03230. The district is seeking a complete turn-key project including project management and oversight. 

All work is to be performed in accordance with the enclosed specifications and as otherwise noted.

The proposal is to be submitted on your letterhead. Envelopes should be addressed to Newfound Area School District, 20 North Main Street, Bristol, NH 03222, Attention: Chris  Crosbie – Proposal: DES Modular Classroom addition, no later than  April 26, 2024 at 2:00pm. 


The Newfound Area School District (School Administrative Unit 4) reserves the right to reject any and all proposals based on non-compliance of specification, and to waive the formalities, as it deems such action to be in their best interest. The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or any part of any proposal. Any proposal may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of proposals. Any proposal received after the time and date specified shall not be considered. The District also reserves the right to negotiate with a submitter when all proposals exceed the budgeted appropriation. 

All submitters must meet all qualifications established by the District and must certify that they do not have business or personal relationships with members of the Newfound Area School Board or Administration. If a business or personal relationship exists, submitters must disclose such relationship as part of the proposal. 

Although price will be a critical factor, the District reserves the right to award the contract to someone other than the lowest submitter as determined to be in the best interest of the District.

No vendor may withdraw their proposal for at least thirty (30) days after the time and date set for the receipt of proposals to ensure the issuance of a formal purchase order.

An authorized representative of the company must sign all proposals.

Should a vendor find discrepancies in or omissions from the specifications, or should he/she be in doubt as to their meaning, the vendor shall at once notify the SAU, who will send a written (email) instruction to all vendors. The District will not be responsible for any oral instructions or addendums.

Proposal must comply with the specifications and plans of the project as described below.

The Project may start on or after June 24, 2024

Project should be completed before August 20, 2024. The Contractor shall state their proposed initiation and completion dates for the project, including all work necessary, to complete punch list items in their proposal.

Certificate of Liability and Worker’s Compensation Insurance is to accompany all quotation documents.

No work shall commence on the project without a proper Certificate of Insurance being received and approved by the School District. The Certificate shall list the Newfound Area School District as an additional or co-insured.

Work on this project must meet the requirements of all applicable town, local and state codes, laws and ordinances, in addition to any relevant technical societies. 

All work is to be done in a professional manner and payment must be approved by the Newfound Area School District.

The contractor is responsible for all construction debris removal and clean-up on a daily basis.

Each vendor who submits a proposal must be approved by the State of NH to build modular buildings in New Hampshire, or shall obtain approval before a Contract is issued. 

Pricing Requirements

Please provide pricing for the following sizes of modular classroom options. If an alternate size is recommended, the vendor may instead provide pricing for that recommended option. 

Option 1: 38X24 With Half Bathroom Option 2: 28x28 With Half Bathroom

- Please provide additional and separate pricing for installation of a sprinkler system. 


Note: Specifications of modular shall meet all state and local codes, regulations, and requirements for classroom occupancy. 

The proposal shall include specifications of/recommendations for furnishings, including but not limited to flooring, paint, lighting, HVAC system, plumbing fixtures, etc. 

All final utility connections, Water/Sewer/Electrical need to be part of the scope of work.  All and any permits and approval needed from the town of Danbury must also be obtained. 

A site assessment for Water/Sewer/Electrical connections must be performed to ensure the project will conform to all town and state code and that the current infrastructure can be utilized for the final connections.


As used herein, the job to be done is called the “Work”; the concern doing the work is called the “Contractor”; and the site where the Work is being done is called the “Premises”.

The Contractor shall be solely responsible for all loss, expense (including attorney’s fees), and damage and shall indemnify the Newfound Area School District against and save the Newfound Area School District harmless from all claims, demands and judgments made or recovered against Newfound Area School District because of personal injuries, including death at any time resulting there from, and/or because of damage to property, from any cause whatsoever, arising out of, incidental to, or in connection with the Work, whether or not caused by negligence of the Contractor, any subcontractor or his or their employees, servants or agents; provided that said indemnification and save harmless obligation shall not apply to circumstances resulting solely from negligence of the Newfound Area School District, its employees or servants, as finally so determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Compliance by the Contractor with the following insurance provisions shall not relieve the Contractor from liability under this provision.


Prior to commencement or work under this contract, Contractor will provide The Newfound Area School District with Certificates of Insurance, in companies acceptable to the Newfound Area School District, evidencing:

Worker’s Compensation – in accordance with the laws of all jurisdictions (State, province, Federal) which may apply to work being performed and including coverage for Employer’s liability with a limit of not less than $100,000.00 Each Accident / $500,000 Disease-Policy Limit / $100,000 Disease-Each Employee.

Comprehensive General Liability – with Limits of not less than $1,000,000.00 per occurrence. The insurance will include the following hazards and the certificates will so indicate:

Independent Contractors – covering the Contractor for any work performed by subcontractors.

Contractual – covering the above indemnity agreement.

Products – covering any product provided under this contract and include a vendor’s endorsement in favor of the Newfound Area School District.

Completed operations – covering work performed under this contract.

Comprehensive Automobile Liability – covering all owned, non-owned and hired vehicles of not less than $1,000,000.00 Combined Single Limit.

The certificate(s) of insurance shall name the Newfound Area School District as an additional or co-insured under the general liability and auto coverages.

These certificates will indicate that the Newfound Area School District will be advised not less than thirty (30) days prior to any change or cancellation. Such insurance will be maintained for the duration of this contract. Completed operations coverage, where applicable, will be maintained for not less than three (3) years after end of operations under this contract.

Any questions or requests for additional information should be directed to:

Mr. Christopher Crosbie – Director of Facilities

Newfound Area School District, 20 North Main Street, Bristol, NH 03222

Tel: 603.744.6006 ext 1530, Email: