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.

Bid Notice: Provision and Installation of Asphalt Over Paving Fabric at Greene Valley Thunderbird Parking Lot

Bid Due: 2014-08-22, 10 a.m.

Bid Open: 2014-08-22, 10:05 a.m.

Sealed bids for a project titled “Provision and Installation of Asphalt Overlay Paving Fabric (Fabric Only and No Paving Work) at Thunderbird Parking Lot at Greene Valley Forest Preserve” will be received at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Headquarters at 3S580 Naperville Road in Wheaton, IL 60189 until Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. local time. Bids will then be opened publicly and read aloud at the same location at 10:05 a.m.  

Consideration of contract award will be made by the District’s Board of Commissioners. Paper copies of the bid specifications and forms as well as the required bid envelope may be obtained at the District Headquarters upon request with 24-hour advance notice during regular business hours Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Click here to download the bid packet. Bidders will be required to submit all associated forms in the District-provided sealed envelope with their bid including but not limited to: bid proposal form, bidder’s qualification statement, bidder’s affidavit, applicable guarantee or warranty information, a detailed product specification and bidder’s subcontractors list. Contractor must provide labor, equipment and supplies as described in the bid packet. Within 20 calendar days of identifying the lowest responsible bidder, that bidder will be required to submit a signed contract and certificate of insurance.

The Forest Preserve District’s Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities. 

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
ATTN: K. Herrera-Glezen, Executive Assistant
3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000
630-933-7200
kglezen@dupageforest.org

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

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