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.

Environmental Remediation, Demolition & Restoration Services, Various District Properties

Bid Due: 2016-08-25, 3 p.m.

Bid Open: 2016-08-26, 10 a.m.

Sealed bids for a project titled “Environmental Remediation, Demolition & Restoration Services, Various District Properties, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County” will be received at the headquarters of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, 3S580 Naperville Rd., IL, 60189, until 3 p.m. CST, Thursday, August 25, 2016. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud at the same location on August 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. CST. Contractor must provide labor, equipment and supplies as described in the bid packet. Bids on all work of this contract shall be subject to the provisions of the "Illinois Prevailing Wage Act" (Illinois Revised Statutes, Chapter 48, Section 39S - 1-12). A mandatory pre-bid conference will be conducted on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. CST onsite at 9S660 Leonard Drive, Hinsdale, IL 60561 (Check-in at 12:15 p.m. CST). Consideration of contract award will be made by the District’s Board of Commissioners.  

Engineer:

True North Consultants, Inc.
Michael Brennean, Vice President
1240 Iroquois Ave., Suite 206
Naperville, IL 60563
224-387-6014

Owner:
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Eric Schmidt, Asst. Facilities Manager
3S580 Naperville Road 
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000
630-933-7075 

Landfill Vegetation and Habitat Improvement Project

Bid Due: 2016-08-24, 11 a.m.

Bid Open: 2016-08-24, 11:03 a.m.

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, Wheaton, Illinois will accept sealed bids for the “Landfill Vegetation and Habitat Improvement Project.” Sealed bids will be received until Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the District’s Administrative Offices at 3 S. 580 Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL 60189-5000. Bids will be opened on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11:03 A.M. at the Administrative Headquarters located at the above address. Bids received after the bid closing deadline for submission will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. It is anticipated that the District’s Board of Commissioners will consider the bids on or about Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County seeks a contractor(s) to perform various specialized ecological management tasks on several landfill footprints throughout the District. Work shall include: herbaceous and woody plant herbicide control by hand and/or by ATV low ground pressure vehicle; mowing of herbaceous or woody invasive species with a skid steer and/or tractor; removal of trees, shrubs, and other woody vegetation by chainsaw, brushcutter, and/or forestry mulcher skid steer low ground pressure vehicle; collection and disposal of non-native/invasive seed; erosion control and seed installation.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 9 a.m. The pre-bid meeting will be held at Mallard Lake Forest Preserve. Please see the bid packet for pre-bid location details.

All potential bidders will be required to have extensive proven experience with ecological management in natural areas within the Chicago Wilderness Region. References must be produced with bid submittal.

Invitation to bid, specifications, and bid forms can be requested by email at nfuller@dupageforest.org after 7 a.m. August 8, 2016.

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities.

Mailing Address
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
P. O. Box 5000
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000 

Oak Meadows Golf Preserve Clubhouse Architectural Services

Statements of Qualifications will be received at the main office of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County until 9 a.m. on August 10, 2016 for architectural services for a new clubhouse at Oak Meadows Golf Preserve in Addison, Illinois. Main components of the work will include the development of three alternative floor plans that will accommodate a kitchen, bar/snack bar, meeting room/banquet room, business office and patio. The possibility of integrating the pro shop into the clubhouse should be evaluated, as well as the preliminary design of the necessary utilities to serve the building. The building should be sited to maximize views in accordance with the Oak Meadows Golf Preserve master plan while also promoting operational efficiencies (customer flow bag drop, cart staging area, practice areas, etc.). A minimum of two perspective renderings for each alternative shall be included. This information developed will be used to determine the feasibility and support for the construction of the new clubhouse.

The District will select a consultant in accordance with the Illinois Local Government Professional Services Selection Act (50 ILCS 510).

The Request for Qualifications packet is available for download on the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s website under About Us/Bids and Proposals or at the link below:

http://www.dupageforest.org/About_Us/Bids_and_Proposals.aspx

The proposed clubhouse site will be made available for viewing on a non-mandatory basis on July 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at 900 N. Wood Dale Road, Addison, IL 60101.

Submit Statements of Qualifications to:
Jessica Ortega
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5000
Wheaton, IL 60189

Get Adobe Reader
©2016 Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
EMPLOYMENT   |   BIDS AND PROPOSALS   |   LINKS   |   RULES AND REGULATIONS
CONTACT US   |   PRIVACY POLICY   |   TERMS OF USE   |   SITE MAP