District Wide BMP Mitigation ‒ Phase III
Bid Due: 2016-03-04, 2 p.m.
Bid Open: 2016-03-04, 2 p.m.
Sealed bids will be received at the main office of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, 3S580 Naperville Road, Wheaton, Illinois, 60189-8761 until 2 p.m., Friday, March 4, 2016 and will be publicly opened at that time and location, for a project titled "District Wide BMP Mitigation – Phase III." The bids must be accompanied by a 10% bid security. The scope of work involves the vegetation management at 11 separate mitigation areas for recently completed projects during the 2016 and 2017 growing seasons. The sites are located at Blackwell (2 sites), Danada (2 sites), East Branch, Hawk Hollow, Herrick Lake, Mayslake, Songbird Slough, Timber Ridge and Waterfall Glen forest preserves. Main components of work, including alternates, consist of selective herbicide, selective mowing, field mowing and prescribed burning to control weedy, non-native and invasive species. Additional items include interseeding, bare earth seeding for coverage and installation of perennial plugs as deemed necessary.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the main office of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Consideration of contract award will likely be made on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
Plans, specifications and bid forms in PDF format may be downloaded here. Please provide a valid email address, contact information and phone number to receive addenda or other important project information. A hard copy will be available after Monday at the main office, at the above address between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Bid envelopes may be picked up at the Visitor Services desk at the main office and will also be made available at the pre-bid meeting. The Forest Preserve Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities. The project manager’s estimate is approximately $267,000. Any questions should be directed to the owner’s project manager, Jon Melin, at (630) 462-8709.
FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF DUPAGE COUNTY
P.O. BOX 5000
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000