21-1116 FVPD Blackberry Farm Train Barn


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date2/24/23 10:00am

Bid Date3/22/23 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Fox Valley Park District
Mark Decker  


Cole Center - Oak Room, 101 West Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506

Sealed proposals for the development of FVPD Blackberry Train Barn located at 100 Barnes Road, in
Aurora, Illinois, shall be received at the Cole Center – Oak Room, 101 West Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL
60506 until Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 10:00 a.m. (local time) when all bids will be publicly opened
and read aloud. Bids must be received in a sealed envelope addressed with the name of the Bidder,
Owner, Project name, and date and time of the Bid.
There will be a non-mandatory, but recommended Pre-bid Meeting on, Friday, February 24, 2023, at
10:00 am at the job site -100 Barnes Road, in Aurora, Illinois.
The project consists of a new 2,000-square-foot, one-story wood frame building for Blackberry Farm’s
Train and six (6) 8-foot x 8-foot storage niches. Trades include Excavation, Concrete, Wood Frame
Structure, Metal Wall and Roof Panels, Metal Clad Windows, HM Doors, Electrical Power, Outlets and
Bid documents will be available beginning Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Vesco Reprographic,
located at 1351 Aucutt Road, Montgomery, Illinois 60538.
Phone: (630) 896-2115
Website: www.vescoplanroom.com
Plans are available digitally to view or download. A non-refundable fee of $25.00 will be charged to
download each plan set and project manual. If the contractor prefers a printed plan set and project
manual, then a non-refundable fee of $40.00 will be charged per set. All addendum and associated Bid
Documents shall be issued through the Vesco Plan Room. The Fox Valley Park District shall not be
responsible for information received or not received through any other source.
Specifications require the submittal of a 10% Bid Surety with the proposal. Following the award of the
contract, the successful contractor(s) must be able to provide a satisfactory Performance Bond, Labor
and Material Payment Bond, and required proof of insurance.
The bid award is based on a single lump sum bid. However, should the project encounter change orders,
the unit prices listed on the bid form shall govern. The unit price shall include all equipment, materials
and labor necessary to complete the work.
All contracts for work herein are subject to all District rules and regulations and are subject to the Illinois
Prevailing Wage Act (812 ILCS 130/1-12).
All bids will remain firm for ninety (90) days after the bid opening. Fox Valley Park District reserves the
right to reject any or all bids, to waive bid formalities, and to accept the lowest responsible bid that
serves the best interests of the District.
Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids for this project. The successful
contract bidder(s) are encouraged to utilize minority and women-owned businesses as sub-contractors
for supplies, equipment, services and construction.