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Notices, Bids and Requests for Proposal




PROJECT:  REUTER SUBDIVISION IMRPOVEMENTS PHASE 2 consists of residential roadway right-of-way improvements which include total reconstruction of 3 streets with a total length of approximately 1820 LF, 22000 SF of sidewalks, driveways & parkway restorations. New pavement consists of the installation of 633 TONS of HMA 2” surface and 1266 TONS of 4” binder courses, 4800 SY of 10” aggregate base & 4000 LF of combination concrete curb & gutter Type B4.12, etc. Construction also includes abandonment of existing sanitary and water main, installation of 1573 LF of 8”-10” PVC sanitary sewer, 1463 LF of 6” PVC sanitary services with clean outs, 1822 LF of 8” DIP water main, 1580 LF of 1” type K copper domestic water service, removal and reconstruction of 1640 LF of 12”-15” storm sewers, lawn restoration and etc.


A NON-MANDATORY PREBID MEETING WILL BE HELD AT 10:00AM LOCAL TIME ON June 13, 2019.  The PREBID MEETING will be held at the Village Hall, Main Conference Room, 9500 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131. 


BID DEADLINE10:00AM LOCAL TIME, June 27, 2019.

The Village reserves the right to extend the Bid Deadline from this date and time to accept Bids submitted after the Bid Deadline, as the Village, in its sole discretion, determines is in the best interest of the Village.


NOTICE:  Sealed proposals for the REUTER SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS PHASE 2 PROJECT will be received by The Village of Franklin Park, Illinois, at the office of the Village Clerk, 9500 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131, until the Bid Deadline.  Immediately thereafter, the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Village reserves the right to defer, postpone, delay, or reschedule the Bid Opening for such time and to such date as the Village, in its sole discretion, determines is in the best interest of the Village.


IDOT PREQUALIFICATION: All prime contractors including subcontractors for concreting, roadway excavation and HMA installations, landscaping shall be IDOT prequalified. Bids submitted by non-IDOT prequalified will be rejected.


NON-COLLUSION: Any agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price, or otherwise, shall render the bids of such bidder void. Each bidder shall accompany his bid with a sworn statement, or otherwise swear or affirm, that he has not been a party to any such agreement or collusion.


BID SECURITY:  Bid Security in the amount of not less than five (5) percent of the Bid shall accompany each Bid in the form of bid bond, cash, certified check, cashier's check or draft payable to The Village of Franklin Park.


CONTRACT SECURITY:  The Bidder to whom a Contract is awarded shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond or an Irrevocable Letter of Credit acceptable to the Village for 100 percent of the Contract Price, in accordance with the requirements of the Bid Document.


RIGHTS RESERVED:  The OWNER may make such investigations as he deems necessary to determine the ability of the BIDDER to perform the WORK, and the BIDDER shall furnish to the OWNER all such information and data for this purpose as the OWNER may request. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any BID if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such BIDDER fails to satisfy the OWNER that such BIDDER is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the Agreement and to complete the WORK contemplated therein. A conditional or qualified BID will not be accepted.  Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible BIDDER.  Bidders agree to hold their bid prices for 90 days from the date of bid opening.


INSURANCE:  The successful Bidder will be required to furnish certificates and policies of insurance as required under the Bid Document.


CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS: Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA).  Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.  The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Public Water Supply Loan Program (35IAC Part 662) & Water Pollution Control Loan Program (35 IAC Part 365), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), and the “Use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014.  This procurement is also subject to the Village of Franklin Park’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises. The Village of Franklin Park’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening.  Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.  The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.


DISADVANTAGED AND MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE: The Village of Franklin Park shall take affirmative steps to assure that disadvantaged business enterprises are utilized when possible as sources of supplies, equipment, construction and services in accordance with the Clean Water Loan Program rules.  As required by the award conditions of USEPA's Assistance Agreement with IEPA, the Village of Franklin Park acknowledges that the fair share percentages are 5% for MBEs and 12% for WBEs.


DAVIS-BACON ACT COMPLIANCE: The contract is subject to the United States Department of Labor’s Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5), et seq. Pursuant to this law, the United States Department of Labor has determined prevailing rates for various classifications of workers.  The latest determination of these rates is included herein.  The Contractor shall pay its workers not less than the prevailing rates so determined and comply with the requirements of the aforementioned Federal Statutes, including but not limited to the keeping of accurate records showing the names and occupation of all laborers, workers and mechanics employed on this Contract, showing the actual hourly wages paid to each such person.  Submission of certified payrolls is required prior to any payments.


ILLINOIS PREVAILING WAGE LAW COMPLIANCE: This contract calls for the construction of a “public work,” within the meaning of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/.01 et seq. (“the Act”). The Act requires contractors and subcontractors to pay laborers, workers and mechanics performing services on public works projects no less than the current “prevailing rate of wages” (hourly cash wages plus amount for fringe benefits) in the county where the work is performed. The Department publishes the prevailing wage rates on its website at The Department revises the prevailing wage rates and the contractor/subcontractor has an obligation to check the Department’s web site for revisions to prevailing wage rates. For information regarding current prevailing wage rates, please refer to the Illinois Department of Labor’s website. All contractors and subcontractors rendering services under this contract must comply with all requirements of the Act, including but not limited to, all wage requirements and notice and record keeping duties. Submission of certified payrolls is required prior to any payments.


CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:  The Bidding Documents can be obtained at on the Village 0f Franklin Park’s QuestCDN project

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QUESTIONS REGARDING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS: Prospective bidders with questions regarding the plans and specifications should be addressed to Jimmy Samaniego of Smith LaSalle at



COOK COUNTY Published May 9, 2019.

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