Bids and Notices

 

2018 Chevrolet Colorado or Equivalent

Bids Received at – City of Rock Falls
603 West Tenth Street
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Submit by – August 20, 2018 @ 1 :00 pm

Please submit proposal in duplicate, to the office of the City Clerk’s Office located at 603 West Tenth Street, Rock Falls,
IL 61071 on the above subject items and as per the attached specifications.

Bid Specifications can be downloaded here. 

1) The proposal shall be signed by the proper authorized authority as specified.
2) Any submitted articles deviating from the specifications must have full descriptive data accompanying the proposal
or it will not be considered for an award.
3) The City of Rock Falls will not accept price escalations during the course of this contract.
4) The City of Rock Falls reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
5) Any questions on the specifications, please contact:
Wayne Shafer
Rock Falls FiberNet
(815) 213-7684

2018 Ford Edge or Equivalent

Bids Received at – City of Rock Falls
603 West Tenth Street
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Submit by – August 20, 2018 @ 1 :00 pm

Please submit proposal in duplicate, to the office of the City Clerk’s Office located at 603 West Tenth Street, Rock Falls,
IL 61071 on the above subject items and as per the attached specifications.

Bid Specifications can be downloaded here. 

1) The proposal shall be signed by the proper authorized authority as specified.
2) Any submitted articles deviating from the specifications must have full descriptive data accompanying the proposal
or it will not be considered for an award.
3) The City of Rock Falls will not accept price escalations during the course of this contract.
4) The City of Rock Falls reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
5) Any questions on the specifications, please contact:
Wayne Shafer
Rock Falls FiberNet
(815) 213-7684

 

Bid Notice – Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project

Notice is hereby given that the City of Rock Falls, Illinois will receive Bids at the City Clerk’s office, City of Rock Falls, Illinois, 603 W. 10th Street, Rock Falls, Illinois 61071 until September 26, 2018 at 10 am, local time, for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation project at which time Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are expected to be acted upon at the regular council meeting on October 2, 2018, or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.
General summary of Work to be performed:
CONTRACT Work of this Agreement consists the cleaning and lining of approximately 4,200 feet of 24-inch reinforced concrete sanitary sewer (3200 feet along Leroy Avenue and West 1st Street from just east of the high school to 1st Avenue and 1,000 feet of 24-inch reinforced concrete sanitary sewer along 8th Avenue from Leroy Avenue to West 5th Street) and twelve (12) manholes.
Work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Project Manual and Drawings, which are on file at the Issuing Office of the Engineer, Stanley Consultants, Inc., 8501 W Higgins Road, Chicago, Illinois from Mr. Larry Thomas, email ThomasLarry@stanleygroup.com. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office only as portable document format (PDF) files. There is no charge. To obtain bidding documents contact the issuing office via email. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available. Contractors and suppliers that will be submitting bids will be provided access to download complete sets of the Bidding Documents, in PDF format, from an FTP site at no cost. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA). Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Water Pollution Control Loan Program (35IAC Part 365), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), and the “Use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. This procurement is also subject to the loan recipient’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises. The loan recipient’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening. The policy is contained in the specifications. Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Each Bid shall be accompanied, in a separate sealed envelope, by Bid security in an amount of not less than 5% of the Bid. Bid Bonds must be executed by corporations authorized to contract as Surety in the State of Illinois and in a form described in the Contract Documents. Bid security shall be forfeited if the Bidder fails or refuses to sign and deliver a signed Agreement and furnish required contract security.
Bidders will be required to certify that for all Work to be performed pursuant to the Contract Documents, at least the prevailing rate of wages as found and determined by the State of Illinois will be paid to all workers and employees employed and working on the Project. Copies of prevailing rates of wages to be paid for each job title and classification in construction work are available online from the Illinois Department of Labor.
All Bids shall be submitted in triplicate, on forms provided with the Project Manual, on or before the time specified above.
Upon notification of award, Successful Bidder shall furnish contract security in the form of performance and payment bonds described in the Contract Documents.
Performance of the Work will start within 30 calendar days after date of Notice to Proceed, and shall be completed within the time stated in the Contract Documents.
The Owner reserves the right to defer acceptance of any Bid for a period not to exceed 60 calendar days after the date Bids are to be received.
The Owner will award the Contract to the low, responsive, responsible Bidder, but reserves the right to consider such factors as time of completion of the Work, materials and methods of construction, experience and responsibility of the Bidder, and similar factors in determining which Bid it deems to be in its best interests.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive informalities or technicalities in any Bid and to accept the Bid which it deems to be in the best interest of the Owner.
CITY OF ROCK FALLS
By
Eric Arduini
City Clerk
Date: August 2nd, 2018

Bid Notice – Schmitt Property Water and Sewer Extensions

Notice is hereby given that the City of Rock Falls, Illinois will receive Bids at the City Clerk’s office, City of Rock Falls, Illinois, 603 W. 10th Street, Rock Falls, IL 61071 until September 12, 2018 at 10:00 am, local time, for the Schmitt Property Water and Sewer Extensions at which time Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are expected to be acted upon at the regular City Council meeting on October 2, 2018 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

General summary of Work to be performed:

A 92-acre parcel, referred to as the Schmitt property, located on the northeast corner of Interstate 88 and Highway 40 interchange, is undergoing commercial development. Required for the development are the construction of a submersible duplex wastewater pump station and 6-inch diameter force main from the Schmitt property to the City of Rock Falls’ sanitary sewer system; and a watermain extension from the City’s elevated water storage tank on 8th Avenue to the northwest corner of the Schmitt property. The pump station will be located at the northwest corner of the Schmitt property and designed to serve the entire development.  The proposed sewer system improvements include the new lift station rated at 200 gpm, and approximately 1,700 feet of 6-inch diameter PVC force main to connect to an existing 8-inch diameter gravity main. The proposed water system improvements include approximately 4,250 total feet of new 12-inch diameter PVC water main and the reuse of approximately 750 feet of existing 12-inch diameter water main.  The water main work also includes the installation of approximately 3,950 feet of paired 6-inch HDPE electrical conduits and a 4-inch HDPE fiber optic conduit in the water main trench.

Work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Project Manual and Drawings, which are on file at the Issuing Office of the Engineer, Stanley Consultants, Inc., 8501 West Higgins Road, Suite 730, Chicago, Illinois.  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office only as portable document format (PDF) files. There is no charge. To obtain bidding documents contact Mr. Larry Thomas at the Issuing Office using email address: thomaslarry@stanleygroup.com. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available. Contractors and suppliers that will be submitting bids will be provided access to download complete sets of the Bidding Documents, in PDF format, from a FTP site at no cost.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

A prebid walkthrough of the Water and Sewer Main Extension Project will be held at 10:00 am on August 27, 2018 at City Hall, 603 West 10th St, Rock Falls, IL 61071.  Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project.  Attendance at the prebid conference is highly encouraged, but is not mandatory.

Each Bid shall be accompanied, in a separate sealed envelope, by Bid security in an amount of not less than 10% of the Bid.  Bid Bonds must be executed by corporations authorized to contract as Surety in the State of Illinois and in a form described in the Contract Documents.  Bid security shall be forfeited if the Bidder fails or refuses to sign and deliver a signed Agreement and furnish required contract security.

Bidders will be required to certify that, for all Work to be performed pursuant to the Contract Documents, at least the prevailing rate of wages as found and determined by the State of Illinois will be paid to all workers and employees employed and working on the Project.  Copies of prevailing rates of wages to be paid for each job title and classification in construction work are available online from the Illinois Department of Labor.

All Bids shall be submitted in duplicate on forms provided with the Project Manual, on or before the time specified above.

Upon notification of award, Successful Bidder shall furnish contract security in the form of performance and payment bonds as described in the Contract Documents.

Performance of the Work will start within 30 calendar days after date of Notice to Proceed, and shall be completed within the time stated in the Contract Documents.

The Owner reserves the right to defer acceptance of any Bid for a period not to exceed 45 calendar days after the date Bids are to be received.

The Owner reserves the right to consider such factors as time of completion of the Work, materials and methods of construction, experience and responsibility of the Bidder, and similar factors in determining which Bid it deems to be in its best interests.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive informalities or technicalities in any Bid and to accept the Bid which it deems to be in the best interest of the Owner.

CITY OF ROCK FALLS, ILLINOIS

By                                                                     

Eric Arduini, City Clerk

Date:   August 2nd,  2018

 

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Prevailing Wage

The General Assembly of the State of Illinois has enacted the Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/1 et seq. (“Act”)

The Act requires that all Illinois governmental entities, including home rule units of local government, either accept the prevailing wages determined by the Illinois Department of Labor or investigate and ascertain the prevailing rate of wages as defined in the Act for workers employed to perform work on public works construction projects in the locality in which the work is performed,

The City Clerk shall, by posting on the City’s website a notice of its determination (a copy of the most recent Ordinance) with a hyperlink to the prevailing wage schedule that is published on the official website of the Illinois Department of Labor, and such posting shall constitute notice that the determination is effective and that this is the determination of the City.