Original Advertised Date:  April 16, 2018 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Susan Novak, P.E.

NOTICE is hereby given that the Village of Union will receive sealed Bids until the 10th day of May, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. local time at Village Hall, 17703 O’Cock Road, Union, IL, at which time the Bids will be publically opened and read aloud in the Council Chambers for the following project:


Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the ADA and sidewalk improvements at the intersections of Jefferson and Main Street, Johnson and Main Street, Depot and Vine Street, and Wayne and Johnson Street.  This work consists of: HMA surface removal; sidewalk removal and replacement for ADA standards; curb removal and replacement; storm sewer improvements; structure adjustment; HMA binder and surface course; and all other work necessary to complete the project in accordance with the plans, specifications and all other applicable standards. Additional ADA improvements are proposed at Veteran’s Park which includes sidewalk and a 4-stall parking lot.

This project is being funded utilizing a CDBG grant from HUD, administered by McHenry County dept. of Planning and Development.  Section 3 and MBE/WBE participation is encouraged.

The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased at Trotter and Associates, Inc. 40W201 Wasco Road Suite D, St. Charles, Illinois 60175.  Please call 630-587-0470 to order the bid documents.

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 $50.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at The Village of Union, 17703 O-Cock Rd. at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, April 25th of 2018.

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 McHenry County.

The Village of Union, 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 the Village of Union, 17703 O’Cock Road, Union, IL 60180, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     Village of Union

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