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Bids and Proposals

Doing Business with the Forest Preserve District

While Forest Preserve District of DuPage County employees perform most of the maintenance and operation of District land and facilities, the District may employ contractors for large construction or restoration projects.

The Forest Preserve District purchases required goods and services in conformance with Illinois state law, the DuPage County Purchasing Ordinance, related resolutions of the Board of Commissioners and administrative policies. The District makes requirements for purchases under $20,000 in accordance with established procedures for small-dollar purchases and informal quotations. For purchases over $20,000, it advertises formal bid announcements in local newspapers and may also list them in the Current Bid and Proposal Announcements section below.

When a supplier is aware of a solicitation, it should contact the office listed on the announcement to request a bid document. The Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities.

Current Bid and Proposal Announcements

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is currently seeking bids and proposals on the following projects.

Danada House Hardwood Floor Replacement Project

Bid Due: 2015-12-04, 10:55 a.m.

Bid Open: 2015-12-04, 11 a.m.

Sealed bids for a project titled "Danada House Hardwood Floor Replacement Project” will be received at the Office of Field Operations- Facilities Management Division, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, 29W400 Mack Road, West Chicago, IL 60185 until 10:55 a.m. on December 4, 2015. The contractor shall furnish and pay for all required materials, equipment, tools, labor and incidentals, unless otherwise provided in the contract, and shall include the cost of these items in the prices bid for the several units of Work, as specified. Bids must be accompanied by a 10% bid security.

Project shall include the following:

Remove and replace hardwood flooring system

Important dates for the bid process:

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and/or Appointment
By appointment with District's Project Representative
Between November 17, 2015 and November 30, 2015
between 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

All questions/clarifications/substitutions due November 30, 2015 at noon via email.

All questions/clarifications/substitutions answered November 30, 2015 via email.

Bids due December 4, 2015 at 10:55 a.m. CST at the Facilities Management office.

Consideration of Contract Award December 15, 2015.

Bid specifications, plans and bid forms are available here. Bids must be submitted in the District-supplied envelope. Envelopes will be supplied at the mandatory pre-bid onsite meeting. Questions may be answered by contacting the project representative, William Lynch at (630) 876-5910, blynch@dupageforest.org

An awardee must submit all required documentation including, but not limited to the required insurance, Prevailing Wage Act documentation, subcontractor’s list, performance and payment bonds per the Invitation to bid. The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities. This solicitation does not commit the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County to award a contract, to pay any cost incurred in the preparation of a bid or to procure or contract for the articles of goods or services. The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reserves the right to cancel in part or in its entirety these bids if it is in the best interest of the District to do so.

Mailing Address:
Office of Field Operations-Facilities Management Division
Forest Preserve District DuPage County
Attn: William Lynch
29W400 Mack Rd.
West Chicago, IL 60185

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