Contractor & Vendor Pre-Qualification Process

Block Grant Residential Housing and Public Facility Projects
Pre-qualified contractors and vendors who pariticpate: their streamline paperwork, increase their opportunity to win a bid, and move on accepting federal funds to complete a project.
PreQualifcation Requirements for All Contractors and Vendors
Please submit the following for review
Connecticut Contractor License - Submit a Connecticut Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) and/or related business license(s). Go to CT eLicense Online  
SAM Registration - Obtain a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal (DUNS) number and register in the System for Award Management (SAM) to qualify for federal funds payments.
Registration is FREE for both the Dun & Bradstreet and System for Awards Management.
1. To obtain or update D&B D-U-N-S Number for US Government Contractors or Grantees use the DND webform or call DNB at (866) 705-5711. Contact DNB if you have technical difficulties.
2. To register or reactivate a SAM registration go to Click Register Your Entity, update or enter a account. Questions and technical assistance is available through the Federal Service Desk or (866)-606-8220.
Conflict of Interest Statement – Click link to download form. 
Drug Free Workplace Certification –  Click link to download form.
W-9 Form - Click link to download form.  (Include D/B/A)
Reference - Submit a minimum of two (2) recent professional references. 
Certified Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Certification (RRP) - RRP is a federal regulatory program that affects contractors, property managers, and others whose work may disturb painted surfaces. For more information about the RRP certification process, click here to visit the CT Department of Health.
The RRP program provides individuals seeking a certification an accredited list of training providers and classes. To find your nearest EPA accredited training provider or class, use the following link: or contact the Milford CDBG administration.
Abatement License - required if the contractor/company wants to pre-qualify for bids that are specific to lead abatement projects.

Pre-Qualified Contractors will recieve notice on projects and a bid package with all requirements ad instructions to submit bid:

Bid Instructions - Informs on structure of the pre-bid project walk-through, on bid due date, and on where to submit the bid and City disclosures. 

General Conditions – Certifies the contractor willingness to comply to federal, state, local regulations.
Scope of Work & Bid Form -  The submission of scope of work and bid form certfies that s/he understands the scope of work and agrees to accept the terms of the bid set forth in the form. Click here for example of the bid package documents. 
Post-Award Requirements:
Additonal Training & Business Resource Information:

For More Information on the prequalification process and projects, please contact Sheila Dravis, CDBG Administration direct line (203) 701-4479 or