BIDS DUE: March 13 2019
ROCK ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE SERVICES BID PACKAGE
Library System Lawn Care Services Project -
Bid Package RIPL-ID 022519 Round 1
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS 61201
DATE: March 1 2019
Rock Island Public Library, Illinois, will receive sealed Bids on Contract for Professional Lawn Care Services for their three locations, all in Rock Island, IL; in accordance with plans, and specifications.
Bids shall be on Lump Sum and segregated basis.
Rock Island Public Library, Illinois, will receive Bids until 10:30 a.m., prevailing time, on Wednesday, the 13th day of March, at the Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th Street, Floor 2 – Director’s Office.
Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud immediately after specified closing time in the Director’s Office on the Second Floor of Downtown Rock Island Public Library.
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. 11246.
The Contractor will be responsible for complying with all local, state and federal regulations pertaining to this project for lawn care services and preference to citizens on public works as regulated by the Department of Labor.
Location viewings will be on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. The walkthrough will begin at the Downtown building, 401 19th Street, Floor 2; then proceed to properties at 3059 30th Street and 9010 Ridgewood Rd. Contractor must be present at the Round 1 walkthrough held on March 11th 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.