Notice to Contractors
Town of Cicero
I. TIME AND PLACE OF OPENING OF BIDS:
Sealed Proposals for the improvement described herein will be received at the office of the Town Clerk, Town of Cicero, 4949 West Cermak Road, Cicero, Illinois 60804, until 10:00 a.m., July 31, 2017, and will be publicly opened and read at that time, in the Town Clerk’s Office meeting room.
II. DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
The proposed work is officially known as:
2017 STREET REHABILITATION
and consists of the rehabilitation of approximately 5,904 Feet (1.12 Miles) of various street locations including, earth excavation, aggregate base course construction, hot-mix asphalt surface removal; curb and gutter removal and replacement; frame & grate adjustments; leveling binder; hot-mix asphalt binder and surface course paving; pavement markings; parkway restoration; and all appurtenant construction.
III. INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS:
A. All work will be in conformance with the “Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction”, dated April 1, 2016.
B. Plans and Proposal forms may be obtained from the Project Engineer, NOVOTNY ENGINEERING, 545 Plainfield Road, Suite A, Willowbrook, Illinois, 60527, (630) 887-8640, for a non-refundable fee of $100.00.
Proposal forms are non-transferable. Only those Proposals that have been obtained from, and with the approval of, Novotny Engineering will be accepted at the bid opening.
C. Only qualified Contractors who can furnish satisfactory proof that they have performed work of similar nature as Contractors will be entitled to receive Plans and submit Proposals. In order to meet this requirement, at the request of the Engineer, bidders will be required to submit a “Statement of Experience” consisting of a list of previous projects of similar nature in order to receive Plans. The Owner reserves the right to issue Bid Documents only to those Contractors deemed qualified.
D. The Contractor will be required to meet the Town of Cicero Code of Ordinances, Section 2-870 – Local, Minority-Owned, and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement program.
E. All Proposals must be accompanied by a Bank Cashier’s Check, Bank Draft, Certified Check, or Bid Bond for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the Bid, or as provided in the applicable sections of the “Standard Specifications”.
F. No Bid may be withdrawn after opening of Proposals without the consent of the Owner for a period of forty-five (45) days after the scheduled time of opening of Bids.
G. The Contractor will be required to furnish a labor and material “Performance Bond” in the full amount of the Contract.
H. The Contractor will be required to pay Prevailing Wages in accordance with all applicable laws.
IV. AWARD CRITERIA AND REJECTION OF BIDS:
This Contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder considering conformity with the terms and conditions established by the Town in the Proposal and Contract documents. The issuance of Plans and Proposal forms for bidding based upon a pre-qualification rating shall not be the sole determinant of responsibility. The Town reserves the right to determine responsibility at the time of award, to reject any and all Proposals, to re-advertise the proposed improvements, and to waive technicalities.
BY ORDER OF:
PRESIDENT & BOARD OF TRUSTEES
TOWN OF CICERO
Maria Punzo-Arias, Clerk