Original Advertised Date:  January 14, 2019 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Ben Lukes

INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 18th day of January, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Office of Economic & Community Development.  Immediately following 10:00 AM, the bids will be opened in the Council Chambers, at North Chicago City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.

14th Street Sewer Cleaning & Televising

Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the cleaning and televising of approximately six thousand two hundred twenty (6,220) lineal feet of sanitary sewer pipe on 14th Street from Grove Avenue to Sheridan Road; submit final report, and all other work necessary for a complete and functional sanitary sewer cleaning project as shown, specified, or required. This work is being completed in advance of the 14th Street Reconstruction Project being led by Lake County DOT. The completion of the work is time sensitive and adherence to the schedule is critical in order to allow time for sewer spot repairs to be completed before the April deadline.

The Contract Documents will be available by email as they’re requested. To request Contract Documents, please email b.lukes@trotter-inc.com.

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to ten (10) percent of the Bid in the form of a Bid Bond written by a company properly licensed in Illinois, a certified check or a cashier’s check.  The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond on forms provided in the Specifications and Contract Documents, equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total contract price.

The successful Bidder also must comply with all of the provisions of (a) the Davis-Bacon Act, (b) Contract Work Hours Standards, (c) the Copeland Act (Anti-kickback), (d) the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, and (e) Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The City of North Chicago, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive minor informalities or technicalities, to advertise for new bids, or to request confirmation or clarification from any bidder regarding information contained in a bid.  The City will affirmatively ensure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to a responsible and responsive Bidder without discrimination on the ground of race, color or national origin, but the Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids received and to waive formalities.  Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of ninety (90) days after submission.

Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of North Chicago/Department of Economic & Community Development 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     Office of Economic and Community Development

ATTN: City Engineer

City of North Chicago

14th Street Sewer Cleaning & Televising

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