Original Advertised Date:  November 26, 2019 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Steve Cieslica, P.E.


NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 10th day of December 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Economic & Community Development Dept.  Immediately following 2:00 PM, the bids will be opened in the Council Chambers, at North Chicago City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.


Work description:

This work shall include furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and other incidentals necessary to complete all described demolition work of the structures located at the following addresses located within the City of North Chicago:

  • 1713 Elizabeth Avenue
  • 1720 Lincoln Street
  • 1229 Park Avenue
  • 1208 Victoria Avenue

Including removal/disposal of debris, utility disconnections and site restoration work as shown and or described on the accompanying plans, or as specified herein, or both, for all incidental and miscellaneous items of work in accordance with the plans, standard specifications and Special Provisions or as required.  This project is funded with CDBG funds administered by Lake County.

A Non-Mandatory Pre–Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Council Chambers, City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.

The Contract Documents will be available for inspection and purchase on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at Trotter and Associates, Inc. 40W201 Wasco Rd. Suite D, St. Charles, Illinois 60175, 630/587–0470.

Payment for Contract Documents is non–refundable and shall be payable to Trotter and Associates, Inc. in the form of cash, certified check or money order.  No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. The non–refundable cost for plans and specifications is $50.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

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, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     City of North Chicago

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