Town Notice: Rebid – Town of Cicero Inclusive Playground – General Contracting

The Town of Cicero
Larry Dominick, PresidentRebid – Town of Cicero Inclusive Playground – General Contracting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the President and Board of Trustees of the Town of Cicero, Cook County, Illinois, that sealed bids will be received for the following improvement: Construction of an Inclusive Playground. The Project consists of the construction of a new park facility including an inclusive playground, driveways and parking lot, landscaping, lighting, fencing, walkways, and sidewalk. Bidders can include site remediation in their proposals as an optional Add Alternate.
An electronic set bid Documents will be provided to interested bidders, beginning on May 20th, 2024, upon email request to Edgardo Nunez at
Questions shall be directed to: The deadline for questions is 2:00 p.m., June 7th, 2024.
Said bids will be received up to 10:00 a.m. local time, June 17th, 2024, at the office of the Town of Cicero, 4949 W. Cermak Road, Cicero, IL 60804, and will be publicly opened and read at 10:05am on the same day and location. Indicate on the face of the sealed envelope: “SEALED BID FOR: Inclusive Park Construction Services”. Unsigned or late bids will not be considered. The proposer assumes the risk of any delay in handling or delivery of the mail. The Town of Cicero reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids when there are sound documented reasons to do so and to waive informalities and minor irregularities in bids received.
No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of the proposals without the consent of the President and Board of Trustees of the Town of Cicero for a period of Sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of closing bids.
Select Applicable Requirements
All laborers and mechanics employed by Contractor or Subcontractor(s) on construction work for this project shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act as amended (U.S.C. 76-276a-5), and shall receive overtime compensation in accordance with and subject to the provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 327-333) and the Contractor and Subcontractor(s) shall comply with all regulations issued pursuant to these Acts and other applicable Federal laws and regulations pertaining to labor standards. The Secretary of Labor has, with respect to the labor standards specified in this Section, the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Number 14 of 1950 (5 U.S.C. 113z-15) and Section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (40 U.S.C. 276c).
All Contracts and Subgrantees for construction or repair shall include a provision for compliance with the Copeland “Anti-Kickback Act” (18 U.S.C. 874) as supplemented in Department of Labor Regulations (29 CFR, Part 3).
Each Bidder is required to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity for Community Development Block Grants, a copy of which is on file with the City Clerk and is available for inspection.
Compliance with affirmative action by the Contractor to train and hire lower-income residents of the project area and to subcontract with local small businesses, is required on this project.
An explanation of the applicable federal requirements previously mentioned will be provided in the Special Provisions of the Bid Specifications.
The successful Bidder for the construction of the improvement will be required to file a Payment and Performance Bond equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the bid, with sureties to be approved by the President and Board of Trustees, which Performance Bond shall be conditioned upon proper and faithful performance by the Contractor of the work specified in accordance with the Plans and Specifications therefore, according to the time and terms and conditions of the Contract; and also that the Bidder and Contractor shall properly pay all debts incurred by the Contractor in the execution of the work, including those for labor and materials furnished.
The Contractor shall be required to furnish sufficient insurance or guaranty of indemnity to Town of Cicero, Illinois, and the County of Cook, Illinois, against any and all claims which might arise for damages to persons or property due to the negligence of the Contractor or Subcontractor(s), or their officers, agents, employees or servants, during the construction of said improvement and until the said improvement has been finally accepted as complete by the President and Board of Trustees of the Town of Cicero, the right to reject any and all Proposals or Bids is reserved.
Dated at Cicero, Illinois, this 29th day of May 2024.

Addendum N. 01 – 05-29-2024 Addendum Number 02