2021 ASBESTOS ABATEMENT AND BUILDING DEMOLITION
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Warrenville, Illinois for the project entitled "Asbestos Abatement and Building Demolition” until 10:00 am on Monday, October 25, 2021 at the office of the City Clerk located at 28W701 Stafford Place, Warrenville, IL 60555. Sealed bids shall be addressed to the City of Warrenville, City Clerk at 28W701 Stafford Place, Warrenville, IL 60555 and shall be labeled “Sealed Bid Number B2021-03 – Asbestos Abatement and Building Demolition: 28W244 Warrenville Road, Warrenville, Illinois”.
The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the City Council Chambers, on the same date. The room is located on the second floor at 28W701 Stafford Place, Warrenville, IL 60555.
The work includes building demolition of a former convenience store building and former filling station kiosk; proper removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials (ACM) and other regulated materials requiring special handling prior to demolition; and all incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the project. This work is partially funded by the U.S. EPA CERCLA Funds.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the project site to review the site conditions. Site safety measures for the meeting for COVID-19 will be required, including, but not limited to, masks, social distancing and good hygiene practices.
The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased at the City of Warrenville, Community Development Department, 3S258 Manning Avenue, Warrenville, IL 60555, (630) 393-9050. The non-refundable cost for bid documents is $35.00 and is payable to City of Warrenville in the form of certified check, cashier's check or money order. The contractor shall submit proof of a current registration as a Licensed Asbestos Contractor with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) with their sealed bid. No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. Each purchaser will receive one set of bid documents and a PDF emailed to the contact person. Addenda will be issued only to plan holders of record.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, bank draft, cashier's check or certified check payable to the order of the City of Warrenville, Illinois, in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, as a guaranty that the bidder will execute the contract, if it is awarded, in conformity with the bid form. Bid Bonds will be duly executed by the Bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company approved by the Owner, having a minimum equivalent of a A.M. Best Company Inc., A-rating, and will be prepared on the form attached within the bid documents. No bidder may withdraw his bid after the scheduled closing for a period of sixty (60) days or the contract is awarded, whichever is first.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish Performance and Payment Bonds on forms provided in the Contract Documents, each in an amount equal to 100 percent of the contract price. Such Performance and Payment Bonds will be provided by surety companies acceptable to the City and rated at least A- by A.M. Best Company Inc.
Each Bidder will upon request of the City submit a statement of the Bidder’s qualifications, his experience record in constructing the type of Project embraced in the contract, his organization and equipment available for the work contemplated, and, when specifically requested by the City, a detailed financial statement. The City will have the right to take such steps as it deems necessary to determine the ability of the Bidder to perform his obligations under the Contract and the Bidder will furnish the City all such information and data for this purpose as it may request. The right is reserved to reject any Bid where an investigation of the available evidence or information does not satisfy the City that the Bidder is qualified to carry out properly the terms of the Contract.
Not less than the prevailing minimum rate of wages as found by the City of Warrenville, or the Department of Labor, or determined by the court on review will be paid to all laborers and workmen performing work under this contract. The Contractor will be responsible to notify each subcontractor of the wage rates set forth in this contract and revisions thereto. If the Department of Labor revises the wage rates, the revised rate as provided by the public body will apply to this contract and the Contractor will not be allowed additional compensation on account of said revisions. To the extent permitted by law, preference will be given to the employment of Illinois laborers for all work under this contract in compliance with State law (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, Chap. 48 I to 275).
The Owner expressly reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the one that appears to be in the best interest of the Owner. The Owner expressly reserves the right to waive any informalities or technical irregularities in a bid if to do so is in the best interest of the Owner.
The City Council will determine the successful bidder.
City of Warrenville, Illinois
Addendum 1: 10/18/2021