Tenders, Contracts & RFPs


For additional information click on link below:

Invitation to Tender – Somers Road

Tenders will be accepted until Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 12:00 Noon.


MCA0617 Administration Building Exterior Staining Tender

The Municipality is accepting Sealed Tenders from contractors until 12:00 pm, noon, local time, AST, on Thursday June 22, 2017.

Tenders should be directed to Daryl Myers, Director of Public Works, of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, and are to be submitted with the bid form provided in an envelope marked “Administration Building Exterior Staining Tender”. A deposit of 10% of the bid price must be included with the Tender Application by certified cheque.

Bidders are solely responsible for the delivery of their bids in the manner and time prescribed. Bids received after the time and date stated will be rejected. Tenders may be accepted in person, at 285 Beech Hill Rd or electronically to dmyers@antigonishcounty.ns.ca with Administration Building Exterior Staining Tender in the subject title.

Full tender information and tender application is available here.



Request for Proposals: Corporate Planning Facilitation – “Choosing Our Preferred Future”

Date: Nov. 3, 2016

A written submission to this request must be received prior to Friday, November 25, 2016, at 4:30pm.

The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is undertaking a process to develop its first corporate plan and is seeking proposals from qualified individuals and organizations to facilitate its development.

Through this process, the Municipality will identify community needs and consider how best to meet these needs. This plan will articulate the Municipality’s mission, vision, values and priorities, and guide planning and operational activities over the next 4-5 years.  The formal RFP is accessible by the link above.

T E N D E R – Exterior Repairs of the Antigonish County Court House 

172 Main Street, Antigonish, NS

Date: August 10, 2016, updated August 18, 2016

Sealed Tenders from contractors will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., AST, Thursday, September 1, 2016, by Mrs. Beth Schumacher, Deputy Clerk, of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish for “Antigonish County Court House – Tender 2016”.  Work to be completed under this contract includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Repainting the exterior of the Court House, including repairs to clapboard, frieze boards, fascia and soffits (scraping, cleaning, patching, painting)
  2. Repairing the trim and sills of windows (scraping, replacing damaged components, painting, caulking)
  3. Repairing the main Court House exterior doors (stripping, repairing, staining, sealing)
  4. Repairing the Court House Portico and Steps (removal of decking, repair/replacement of concrete, repairing/replacement of ramp)

Submissions may include one or a combination of all of the items noted above, as more than one contract may be awarded at the discretion of the Municipality based on the submissions received.

Tender documents are available at the Municipal Office, 285 Beech Hill Road, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Phone: 902-863-1117) or online by clicking on this link: Exterior Finishes Tender Notice – August 10 Reissue.  An addendum was issued on August 18, 2016 and can be accessed by clicking on this link: Addendum 1 – August 18

All bidders must register with Beth Schumacher, Deputy Clerk, Municipality of the County of Antigonish, by fax 902-863-5751, or in person at 285 Beech Hill Road, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Only registered bidders will be notified of addenda. A deposit of 10% of the bid price must be included with the Tender.

Additional information can be attained by contacting the undersigned at (902) 863-1117. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Faxed or electronic tenders will not be considered. Late tenders will not be accepted. The Municipality of the County of Antigonish reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, not necessarily accept the lowest tender, or to accept any tender which it may consider to be in its best interest. The Municipality of the County of Antigonish also reserves the right to waive formality, informality, or technicality in any tender.

Request for Proposals for a Grid Tied Fixed Orientation Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System for Municipal Solar Project AWARDED on March 15, 2016 to Appleseed Energy Inc.

The Municipal Climate Change Action Plan (MCCAP) and Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) recognize the importance of energy efficiency, reducing green house gas emissions and increasing our investments in renewable energy. In line with this, the municipality is currently seeking proposals for a 20-25 kWh solar photovoltaic system that will be mounted at the Municipal Administrative Centre, 285 Beech Hill Rd. For full RFP click on the link below.

RFP for a Grid Tied Fixed Orientation Solar PV 20- 25 kWh System.

Addendum #1 Grid-Tied Solar Photovoltaic System

Important Project Update:

Appleseed Energy Inc was awarded this project on March 15, 2016.





Request for Proposals from Filmmaker(s) for Municipal Awareness Project AWARDED February 8, 2016– to Leah Johnston ( World Beneath Productions Inc) and Jeff Babineau (Babineau Visual Media).

The Municipality of the County of Antigonish seeks a filmmaker to complete a series of short vignettes on local government in our community. The intent of the vignettes is to demonstrate through stories the role of local government in our community and inspire civil engagement while educating on the role and reality of municipal government. Also to provide transparency on how decisions are made and actions are prioritized.
The full request for proposals can be found here.


Request for Proposals – Former Antigonish Correctional Facility

The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is requesting proposals for the redevelopment of the former Antigonish Correctional Centre at 68 Court Street, Antigonish.

Further details regarding this RFP can be found online by consulting: RFP Antigonish Correctional Facility_May 2015 – Final.


The Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (“ESREN”), which is comprised of the Towns of Antigonish and Port Hawkesbury, and the Municipalities of Antigonish, Guysborough and St. Mary’s is requesting an RFP to complete an Environmental Scan. The closing date for submissions is May 11, 2015 and details on the RFP are attached.

Scope of Work – ESREN Environmental Scan Asset Inventory Community Profile