Bid Invitation – Platform Tennis Courts

The River Forest Park District will receive sealed bids for the construction of a new Platform Tennis Court at their existing park facility known as Keystone Park which is located at the southeast corner of Keystone Avenue and Lake Street in River Forest, Illinois. Bid packages will be available for a platform tennis contractor/installer, electrical contractor for proposed electrical equipment, and the plumbing/mechanical contractor for gas piping for the installation of the gas heaters for the platform tennis court.

Bids are due and will be opened and read aloud on April 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM, at the River Forest Park District Office, 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305.

Bid Documents including Plans and Specifications, may be obtained beginning on March 17, 2017, by emailing W-T Civil Engineering, LLC at todd.abrams@wtengineering.com. Electronic copies of the bid documents can be sent via email, or hard copies can be picked up at 2675 Pratum Avenue in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. However, if a hard copy is desired, please request a copy via email by emailing the following address todd.abrams@wtengineering.com prior to pick up.

A Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond payable to the River Forest Park District for not less than ten (10) percent of the total bid amount will be required for each bid.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond for the total Contract Amount. The successful bidder will also be required to execute AIA Form A101 – 2007 as the contract between the parties.

In all work performed under this Contract, the Contractor and all of its subcontractors shall comply with the current provisions of the Prevailing Wage Act of the Illinois Revised Statutes, Chapter 48, Sections 39s-1 et seq.

No bids will be withdrawn without the written consent of the River Forest Park District. If a Bid is withdrawn, the Bidder will not be permitted to submit another Bid for the same project. Only bids in compliance with the provisions of the Bid Documents will be considered. Bids will be considered firm for a period of ninety (90) days. The River Forest Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or portions of bids/portions of work and to waive any technicalities in the bidding if it should be deemed in the public interest.

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