Soehrman Park Playground

Playground Renovations and Landscape Improvements

Status

Bidding Closed

Prebid Date10/26/22 2:00pm

Bid Date11/2/22 2:00pm

Company & Contacts

Planning Resources

Steven Halberg (shalberg@planres.com)   630-668-3788

Location

6940 Willow Springs Rd. Countryside, IL 60525

Pleasant Dale Park District (the “District”) is accepting sealed bids for the Playground Improvements at
Soehrman Park located at 6940 Willow Springs Road Countryside, IL 60525. Sealed bids must be
submitted on or before 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 2, 2022, to the Pleasant Dale Park District
Office at 7425 S. Wolf Rd. Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527. Immediately thereafter, bids will be opened and
read aloud. Consideration of Award scheduled for a special park board meeting on November 9, 2022, at
a meeting of the Pleasant Dale Park District Board of Commissioners.
Questions will be answered in the form of written addenda and provided to all Bidders, as per State of
Illinois statutes. Submit questions regarding the bid in writing to Planning Resources,
shalberg@planres.com no later than 2:00 PM on October 27, 2022. An optional pre-bid meeting will
occur at the site on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 2:00 PM.
This work is related to the Soehrman Park Playground Renovation and Landscape Improvements and
includes installation of owner furnished Burke playground equipment, Landscape Structures Inc.
playground equipment, poured-in-place resilient rubber play surface, landscaping, seeding, mulch beds,
and installation of erosion control blanket and any other miscellaneous work necessary for a complete
job as depicted in the plans and specifications.
The bid packet, specifications and plans are available electronically. Interested contractors may obtain
detailed proposal specifications and plans via electronic download through the Accurate Repro, Inc.
Online Plan room at http://www.accurateplanroom.com/ . A Plan Fee is required for each electronic
download at $30.00 per set. Plans will be available starting October 20, 2022.
The District encourages the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with
Disabilities in the implementation and execution of the Project, either on a direct basis or through
subcontracting efforts. DBE requirements for the Project are consistent with State of Illinois DBE
requirements. A DBE Form must be submitted as a part of Contractor’s bid.
The contractor awarded the contract will be required to post a performance bond, labor and material
payment bond in a penal amount equal to the contract price, plus insurance meeting District
requirements, and furnish monthly Certified Payroll documentation meeting Illinois Department of
Labor requirements.
The contractor awarded the contract will be required to licensed by the City of Countryside, Illinois and
complete all licensing requirements, fees, and deposits as required by the City of Countryside.
This contract calls for the construction of a “public work”, within the meaning of the Illinois Prevailing
Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/0.01, et seq. (the “Act”) The Act requires contractors and subcontractors to pay
laborers and workers performing services on public works projects no less than the “prevailing rate of
wages” (hourly cash wages plus fringe benefits) in the county where the work is performed. For
information regarding current prevailing wage rates, please refer to the Illinois Department of Labor’s
website at: http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/rates. All contractors and subcontractors rendering
services under this contract must comply with all requirements of the Act, including but not limited to,
all wage, notice and record keeping duties. For the entire duration of this work under the Contract, the Contractor shall conform to the federal and state statutes on equal opportunity and fair employment.
Submission of required certified payroll records will be required prior to payment by Owner to the
installation contractor.
This notice shall not create any legal obligation on behalf of the District to evaluate any bid that is
submitted by a contractor, or to enter into any contract with a contractor submitting a bid. The District
reserves the right to (1) cancel or modify this notice or the contract documents in whole or in part; (2)
reject any or all bids submitted; (3) waive non-material formalities and technicalities deemed
appropriate; (4) postpone bid opening; (5) issue a call for new bids; and/or (6) award the contract for
the project in whole or in part, or to one or more contractors.
The Bidder will be required to self-perform a minimum of thirty-five percent (35%) of the total value of
the Bid submitted, and to supply a list of all required subcontractors including the subcontract scope of
work and a list of all proposed subcontractors and material suppliers submitted with the proposal.
Failure to supply a list of subcontractors and subcontractor scope with the bid proposal may cause the
bid to be considered non-responsive.