Sealed bids will be received by the Purchasing Agent of the City of Elgin, Illinois until 11:00 A.M. Local Time, October 5, 2017 for the installation of an automatic transfer switch and UPS system in three fire stations and the public works facility, Elgin, IL. At that time, the bids will be publicly opened and read at the Purchasing Department in the City Hall located at 150 Dexter Court, Elgin, Illinois 60120-5555.
All proposals must be accompanied by a Bid Bond, Certified or Cashier’s Check or a Bank Draft in an amount not less than 10 percent of the bid, payable without condition to the City of Elgin, Illinois, which sum shall be forfeited in case the successful bidder fails to enter into a binding contract and provide a properly executed contract surety bond within 20 days after the date the contract is awarded by the city council.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a satisfactory contract bond to the City of Elgin by a surety company authorized to do business in the state of Illinois covering the full amount of the contract.
The bidder shall submit, upon request by the City of Elgin, a list of qualified references for projects of similar size and scope of this project. Proposals withdrawn may not be resubmitted at the same letting.
Each bidder shall satisfy the City of Elgin as to their ability, financially, to carry out the work. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids or to waive technicalities and any informality in any bid.
All work under this contract shall comply with the Prevailing Wage Rate Act of the State of Illinois, Illinois Revised Statutes, 820 ILCS 130/0.01 et. Seq. A copy of the prevailing wage rate is posted in the City of Elgin Purchasing Office.
Copies of the bidding document and specification may be obtained from the Purchasing Department located at 150 Dexter Court, Elgin, Illinois 60120.