Original Advertised Date:  December 5, 2018 
* 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 20th day of December, 2018 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.

421 10th Street Demolition

Work description: Structure demolition, removal and disposal of debris, environmental remediation, utility disconnection and site restoration.

A Mandatory Pre–Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Council Chambers, at the City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.  Bidders/Contractors not attending the Pre-Bid Conference shall have their bids rejected.

The Contract Documents will be available for inspection and purchase on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at City of North Chicago, Department of Economic & Community Development 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL 60064.

Payment for Contract Documents is non–refundable and shall be payable to City of North Chicago 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 $30.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to five (5) 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 project is being funded by the City of Noth Chicago utlizationg Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. There is also a 20% DBE/WBE participation requirement.  The City of North Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. Small, minority and women owned businesses are strongly encouraged to submit bids.

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:     ECD

City of North Chicago

421 10th Street Demolition