INVITATION FOR BIDS
BIDS DUE: October 9 2017
ROCK ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Security Monitoring Systems Services Project -
Bid Package RIPL-ID 07202017 Round 1
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS 61201
DATE: September 15 2017
Rock Island Public Library, Rock Island, Illinois, will receive sealed Bids on Contract for the Security Monitoring Systems Services Project Round 1; in accordance with plans, and specifications.
Bids shall be on Lump Sum and segregated basis.
Rock Island Public Library will receive Bids until 1 0: 0 0 a.m., prevailing time, on Monday, the 9th of October, 2 0 17, at the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Floor 2, Business Office.
Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud immediately after specified closing time, 401 19th Street, Floor 2, Director’s Office.
In order to be awarded this contract the prime contractor must perform at least
51 percent of the cost of the contract incurred for personnel with their own employees.
The City of Rock Island – Rock Island Public Library, is committed to preserving equal rights for all citizens during the implementation and construction of its projects and encourages Minority Contractors to submit Bids for this work. The City also encourages Bidders to consider hiring subcontractors and employees of all racial and ethnic back- grounds. Contractors for work under this Bid will obligate Contractor and subcontractors not to discriminate in employment practices. Submit compliance report in conformity with Executive Order No. 1 12 46.
The Contractor will be responsible for complying with all local, state and federal regulations pertaining to this project including the State of Illinois law relating to prevailing wage and preference to citizens on public works. A list of prevailing wage rate is included in the contract documents.
*A mandatory walkthrough of the project areas is scheduled for September 26, 2017, 11: 0 0 a.m., starting at the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Floor 2. Any contractor wanting to bid the project must be present at the walkthrough in order for their bid to be considered.*
Bids may be held by the Rock Island Public Library for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of the Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
City of Rock Island reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject Bids.