Sealed bids shall be received by the Purchasing Director of the City of Elgin, Illinois, until 11:00 AM local time, April 26, 2018, for the Festival Park Playground Renovation Project. 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.
The project includes, but is not limited to the following items: playground equipment removal, rubber tile surfacing removal, foundation excavation, playground equipment purchase and installation, sub-base compaction and rubber tile surfacing re-installation.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on April 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the City of Elgin Centre located at 100 Symphony Way, Elgin Illinois in the Staff Administrative Office Conference Room. Attendance is encouraged.
The bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond with surety satisfactory to the City, cash, a certified check, cashier’s check, or bank money order on a solvent bank in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. The bond, check or bank money order shall be made payable to the City of Elgin, Illinois, which sum shall be forfeited in the case the successful bidder fails to enter into a binding contract and provide a properly executed surety bond within 15 days after the date the contract is awarded by the City Council.
The bidder shall submit, if requested by the City, a list of qualified references for projects of similar size and scope of this project. Proposals withdrawn may not be re submitted at the same letting. Each bidder shall satisfy the City as to their ability, financially or otherwise, to carry out the work. The City of Elgin reserves the right to reject any and all bids and/or to waive any informality in any bids.
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 successful bidder shall pay prevailing wage, shall provide certified payrolls to the City for the duration of the project and comply with the Responsible Bidder’s Ordinance and Elgin Residency Ordinance for the duration of the project.
Bid Documents may be obtained after 3:30 PM, April 10, 2018, from the BHFX Digital Imaging Online Planroom: https://www.bhfxplanroom.com . Documents will be available under “Public Jobs” and may be viewed and then downloaded and/or printed for a non-refundable fee of $35.00.
Dated April 10, 2018
Daina L. DeNye, Purchasing Officer, City of Elgin
The bidder shall submit, if requested by the City, a list of qualified references for projects of similar size and scope of this project.