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

Project managers:  Susan Novak, P.E.

NOTICE is hereby given that the Fox Waterway Agency will receive sealed Bids until the 6th day of September, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. local time at the Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020 at which time the Bids will be publically opened and read aloud for the following project:

2019 Site Improvement Project

Work description: The proposed improvements consists primarily of the following: site demolition work; rebuilding of approximately 220 feet of steel pile seawall; installation of a new concrete boat ramp and wharf; construction of a concrete fueling pad; installation of underground electrical conduits and site lighting; excavation and installation of a stabilized slope with fabric and riprap; site restoration and erosion control work.  The contractor must schedule and coordinate his work with the FWA staff as this is an active site with multiple agencies utilizing the facility.

The project is being partially funded with grant funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the successful bidder shall follow the Prevailing Wage Act, Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act, and Public Act 96-1064 (Business Enterprise Program).

The Contract Documents are available for purchase by contacting Trotter and Associates, Inc., 40W201 Wasco Road, Ste D, St. Charles, IL 60175.

Payment for printed 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 $75.00.  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 also must comply with all of the provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act and all wages must comply with the Illinois Department of Labor Prevailing Wages for Lake County Illinois.

The Fox Waterway Agency, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the Agency 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 Agency 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 grounds of race, color or national origin, but the Agency 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 sixty (60) days after submission.

Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to the Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020 which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     Fox Waterway Agency

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