VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE
BENSENVILLE SENIOR CENTER – CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
THE VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE, DuPAGE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, will receive sealed bids for the Bensenville Senior Center Buildout – Village Hall until Nine A.M. (9:00 A.M.), December 21, 2022 at the office of the Municipal Clerk in the Village Hall, 12 South Center Street, in the Village of Bensenville, Illinois, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must clearly be identified with “Senior Center - Construction” on the outside of the submission.
The Village of Bensenville (Owner) is requesting Bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, equipment, materials, supplies and other services necessary for the construction of an interior build-out and adaptive reconfiguration of the Village of Bensenville Village Hall for a new Senior Center as specified in the Plans and Specifications.
Bidding documents are on file and may be obtained upon receipt of deposit in the amount of $100 for 1 set of the bidding documents consisting of 2 sets of plans, 2 Project Manuals, 1 Compact Disc containing PDF files of drawings and project manual, and 1 set of bid forms from: Gill Reprographics, Inc. (GRI), 17W715 Butterfield Road, Suite B, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181, (630) 652-0800, www.gillrepro.com. If only digital files of bidding documents are requested, a onetime non-refundable fee of $15.00 (payable to Gill Reprographics, Inc.) can be paid. Login information to download digital files will be provided by Gill Reprographics, Inc.
A bid bond, certified check, bank draft or irrevocable letter of credit on solvent bank letterhead with authorized signature, payable to the “Village of Bensenville”, or cash in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid shall be submitted with each bid.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory performance bond in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract sum as a security for the faithful performance of the Contract and also a Payment Bond in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum as a security for the payment of all persons performing labor on the Project under the Contract and furnishing materials in connection of the Contract. The “Village of Bensenville” shall be named the primary obligee on the face of the bonds. The successful bidder shall also furnish a Certificate of Insurance. No bid shall be withdrawn after opening of bids without the consent of the said Municipality for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of opening bids.
The Village of Bensenville reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in bidding and to accept the bid deemed most advantageous to it, all in accordance with the standard specifications.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on December 8, 2022, 9:00 a.m. at the Bensenville Village Hall, 12 South Center Street, Bensenville, Illinois 60106. All Bidders are encouraged to attend and sign in at the meeting which will also be attended by the Owner, Architect and Engineer. Attendance of the formal walkthrough is not a mandatory requirement of Bid submission but is recommended. The Bidder will be responsible for familiarizing themselves with the project and existing conditions prior to providing a bid.
The Village of Bensenville is using Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) grant funding to perform this project. In order for the Village to be eligible for full funding from DCEO, this contract requires an overall Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Goal of 30% with 25% of the grant dollars going to minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and 5% of the grant dollars going to women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) and Persons with Disabilities (PBE). Further information on these requirements is located in Section 6 of this Request for Bid.
This project also requires participation in the Illinois Works Apprenticeship Initiative. This program opens the doors of opportunity into the construction industry and the trades. For applicable projects, the goal is for apprentices attending apprenticeship programs approved and registered by the U.S. Department of Labor to perform 10% of the total labor hours actually worked in each prevailing wage category OR 10% of the estimated labor hours in each prevailing wage category, whichever is less.
Federal Labor Standards and Prevailing Wage Rates will apply to this project.
Published in Daily Herald, on Monday, November 28, 2022.