Original Advertised Date:  October 28, 2020 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Susan Novak, P.E.


NOTICE is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Village of Fox Lake for the project entitled Illinois Route 12 Private Services Project until 10:00 a.m. on December 4, 2020, at the Village Hall, 66 Thillen Drive, Fox Lake, IL. The Bids will be opened and read aloud via video/virtual meeting. Information regarding the virtual meeting will be provided to bid holders prior to bid opening.


Work description: Provide all labor, services, equipment, and materials necessary for the connection of water and sanitary services to existing public water mains, force mains, and sanitary sewers for existing residential and commercial buildings. This work includes the installation of four (4) e-one grinder pump stations, electrical/control panels, underground piping, sanitary manholes, interior and exterior plumbing connections, and other miscellaneous work as identified in the Plans and Specifications. All work has a final completion date of January 23, 2021.

The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased at Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Avenue Ste. 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020, beginning October 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by appointment only. Contact Susan Novak 262-758-4673, email at s.novak@trotter-inc.com or Amy Whitis 262-729-4350, email at a.whitis@trotter-inc.com.

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 $100.00. Addenda will be issued only to registered 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.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held on-site at Arrow Marine, 82 N. Route 12, Fox Lake, IL 60020 at 10:00 a.m. on November 13, 2020, to review existing conditions and project scope. Bidders/Contractors not attending the Pre-Bid Meeting shall have their bids rejected. Bidders must satisfy themselves of the accuracy of the estimated quantities in the Bid Schedule by examination of the site and review of the drawings and specifications including any Addenda.

The Village of Fox Lake, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the Village 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 Village 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 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 sixty (60) days after submission.

Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to Village of Fox Lake, 66 Thillen Drive, Fox Lake, IL 60020, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID: Village of Fox Lake
Illinois Route 12 Private Services Project

Archon Construction
563 South Route 53, Addison, IL 60101

Copenhaver Construction
75 Koppie Drive, Gilberts, IL 60136

Lima Contractors
5419 Hayden Lane, Ringwood, IL 60072

H. Linden & Sons
722 E. South St., Unit D, Plano, IL 60545

1205 Garland Rd., Wauconda, IL 60084

Construct Connect
3825 Edwards Rd. Ste 800, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Bolder Contractors, Inc.
316 Cary Point Drive, Cary, IL 60013

Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp.
40 Noll St., Waukegan, IL 60085

Swallow Construction Corporation
490 Topsoil Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185

Trine Construction Corporation
1041 Trine Court, St. Charles, IL 60174

Joel Kennedy Construction

Lima Contractors, Inc.

Copenhaver Construction