Notice for Bid: CDBG Emergency Assistance Programs



Community Development Block Grant
Emergency Assistance Programs 

The Town of Cicero Department of Housing is currently seeking bids for Qualified “Emergency Contractors” for the following trades: 

  • HVAC
  • Roofing
  • Plumbing
  • Sewer
  • Electrical 

The selected contractor(s) will be required to provide “on call,” 24 hours/7 days per week, emergency service within two (2) hours of notification. The following must be included with any bid submitted: 

  1. Hourly rate that will be charged per service call.
    1. For example: Standard hours Mon-Friday 8:00 am-4:00p.m. rate per hour
    2. Saturday rate/HR. Sunday rate per hour
    3. Holiday rate per hour
  2. Completion of Contractor Information Form (available at 1634 S. Laramie). 

Work Description 

  • Contractor shall provide all labor, materials, tools, and equipment to perform repairs if possible or replacement of defective systems, dependent upon trade: 
    • Defective heating units between 10/1/2022 – 5/1/2023 
    • Defective Central AC Units between 5/1/2023 – 9/30/2023 
    • Collapsed sewers on private property 
    • Broken pipes that require water main shut off 
    • Collapsed roofs or deteriorated roofs that threaten the occupancy of the structure 
    • Repair of defective electrical equipment that threatens the occupancy of the structure 
  • The work shall include furnishing and installing all materials needed to make the appropriate repairs/replacement. 
  • All work, materials and manner of placing materials are to be in strict accordance with the Department of Housing Contractor Manual (available upon request) and all local, state, and federal laws and ordinances. 
  • Contractor shall be compensated on a time and material basis, in accordance with the rates set forth in the contract. 


Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 12 PM 

Cicero Department of Housing
1634 South Laramie Avenue
Cicero, IL 60804
ATTN: Emergency Assistance Contractor Bid