RFP

INVITATION TO BID

 

The Housing Authority of the City of Pekin will receive bids at the Housing Authority’s main office located at 1901 Broadway Road in Pekin, Illinois for the replacement of 56 doors and storm doors at 28 residential apartments at the Broadway Apartments in Pekin, Illinois until 10:00 AM (local prevailing time) on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.  At 10:15 AM on March 1, 2022, all bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud in the community center at the Broadway Apartments located at 60½ N. 20th Street in Pekin, Illinois.  Bids received after 10:00 AM will not be considered.

 

PRE-BID MEETING 

 

Bidders are requested to attend a Pre-Bid Meeting at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in the community center at the Broadway Apartments located at 60½ N. 20th Street in Pekin, Illinois.  It is strongly recommended that bidders attend this meeting.  A tour of the apartments will be conducted after this meeting.

 

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

 

Bids are desired for total construction of the work as described in the Specifications and Drawings on file and available to contractors during regular working hours starting at 12:00 noon on February 1, 2022, at the offices of Alliance Architecture, 929 Lincolnway East, Suite 200, South Bend, Indiana 46601, phone 574-288-2052.  Electronic copies of the Plans and Specifications may be obtained by contacting the Architect at info@alliarch.com.  Hard copies may be obtained by providing a refundable deposit of sixty ($60.00) for every set of documents.  Deposit shall be made payable to the Housing Authority of the City of Pekin and will be refunded if the Project Manual and Drawings are returned in good, reusable condition within twenty-one (21) days after the date of receiving bids.  Failure to observe this condition shall result in the forfeiture of the full amount of bidder’s deposit.

 

Each contractor may obtain a maximum of three sets of Contract Documents.  No partial sets will be issued.  Instructions to Bidders and Plans and Specifications are on file in the Offices of the Architect, the Owner and as follows:

 

Instructions to Bidders and Plans and Specifications are on file in the Offices of the Architect, the Owner and as follows:

 

Housing Authority of the City of Pekin

1901 Broadway

Pekin, IL  61554

Alliance Architecture

929 Lincolnway East, Suite 200

South Bend, IN  46601

Dodge Data & Analytics

300 American Metro Blvd., Suite 185

Hamilton, NJ  08619

 

Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Assoc., Inc.

1811 West Altorfer Dr.

Peoria, IL  61615

CMD Group, LLC

30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 100

Norcross, GA  30092-2912

Southern Illinois Builders Association

1468 North Green Mt. Road

O’Fallon, IL  62269

 

Central Illinois Plan Room

1620 South 5th Street

Springfield, IL  62703

 

The Housing Authority of the City of Pekin reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding process.

 

 

Bids must include a bid guarantee made payable to the Housing Authority.  Bid guarantees will be returned within 10 days of official bid opening, if requested, except for three selected qualified bidders.  The unsuccessful bidders will have their bid guarantee returned after award of contract, if requested.  The successful bidder must be fully insured and provide an assurance as required by Instructions to Bidders.

 

Additional bid requirements are outlined in Section 00210 SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.

 

All contractors and subcontractors must be in compliance with:  Equal Opportunity Employment, Executive Order 11246 and Davis-Bacon wage rates as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor and adopted by the Housing Authority and as set forth in the Project Manual.  Submission of U.S. Department of Labor payroll forms is required on a weekly basis.  Contractors and subcontractors will commit themselves to making a good faith effort to employ minorities and women.  This publicly funded project is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

 

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days subsequent to the opening of the bids without the consent of the Housing Authority.  The Housing Authority reserves the right to award a contract in the best interest of the Housing Authority.

 

Furthermore, the Owner encourages Minority Business Enterprises and Women-Owned Businesses to submit a proposal for this project.  To obtain contact information for Illinois MBE businesses, contractors are encouraged to contact:

 

Mr. Elias Ricks, Acting Deputy Director

Business Enterprise Programs

Central Management Services

100 West Randolph

Chicago, Illinois 60601

Phone: (800) 356-9206

E-Mail:  CMS.BEP@illinois.gov

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