INVITATION TO BID
NOTICE is hereby given that the Fox Waterway Agency will receive sealed Bids until the 21st day of April, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. local time at the Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020 at which time the Bids will be publically opened and read aloud for the following project:
Office Renovation Project
Work description: The proposed improvement consists primarily of the following: Partial demolition and rebuilding of approximately 176 Lin Ft of existing exterior wall, construction of interior alterations to create a one story office build-out inside the existing building, including an ADA access ramp, stairs, design/build sanitary sewer lateral connection, new HVAC, voice/data lines & outlets, plumbing and electrical, all other work and materials required to construct a new office area of approximately 3,430 square feet per the plans and specifications. The new office area is located inside the existing building and the contractor must schedule/coordinate his work with other subcontractors and the FWA staff.
A Mandatory Pre–Bid Conference will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. local time at the Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020.
The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased at Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020.
Payment for printed Contract Documents is non–refundable and shall be payable to Fox Waterway Agency in the form of cash, certified check or money order. No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. The non–refundable cost for plans and specifications is $75.00. Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.
Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to ten (10) percent of the Bid in the form of a Bid Bond written by a company properly licensed in Illinois, a certified check or a cashier’s check.
The successful Bidder also must comply with all of the provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act and all wages must comply with the Illinois Department of Labor Prevailing Wages for Lake County Illinois.
The Fox Waterway Agency, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the Agency reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive minor informalities or technicalities, to advertise for new bids, or to request confirmation or clarification from any bidder regarding information contained in a bid. The Agency will affirmatively ensure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to a responsible and responsive Bidder without discrimination on the grounds of race, color or national origin, but the Agency reserves the right to reject any or all Bids received and to waive formalities. Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of sixty (60) days after submission.
Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to the Fox Waterway Agency, 45 S. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake, IL, 60020 which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:
BID: Fox Waterway Agency
Office Renovation Project