LEGAL NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

MIDLOTHIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY:

INTERIOR RENOVATION & TOILET ROOM REPLACEMENT

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Library Trustees of the Midlothian Public Library for the proposed Interior Renovation and Toilet Room Replacement Project until 1:00 P.M. CST on Wednesday, the 9th of November 2022, at the Administrative Offices of the Midlothian Public Library District located at 14701 Kenton Ave, Midlothian, IL 60445.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, 9th of November 2022, at the Midlothian Public Library Board Room located at 14701 Kenton Ave, Midlothian, IL 60445. Bidder assumes responsibility for late delivery of the Bid whether by mail or by any other delivery service. Any Bid received by the Library after 1:00 P.M. CST on Wednesday, the 9th of November 2022 shall be rejected.

A complete set of project bid documents including plans, specifications, project bid form, instructions to bidders, and a written scope of work will be issued for bid on Wednesday, the 17th of  October 2022 and available electronically by contacting Agnes Tomasiewicz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Each complete bid (1 original + 2 copies) must be accompanied by a bid bond, cash, or a certified check payable to the order of the Midlothian Public Library, certified by a responsible bank for an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid, as a guarantee that the bidder, if awarded the Contract, will furnish a satisfactory performance and payment bond, execute a contract for the full scope of work, and proceed with and complete the work within the agreed upon project schedule.  Upon failure to do so, the bidder shall forfeit the amount deposited as liquidated damages and no mistakes or errors on the part of the bidder shall excuse the bidder or entitle them to a return of the aforementioned amount.

No bid will be considered unless the bidder shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the Library Board of Trustees for the Midlothian Public Library that the bidder has the necessary facilities, abilities, experience, equipment and financial and physical resources available to fulfill the conditions of the Contract and execute the work, should the Contract be awarded to it. 

Bidders will examine the plans and specifications and also the location in which said work is to be done and judge for themselves all the circumstances and surrounding conditions affecting the cost and nature of the work, and all bids will be presumed to be based on such examination, familiarity and judgment.

PRE BID WALK-THRU MEETING:

Friday , October 28, 2022 at 8:00 A.M. CST

at the Midlothian Public Library located at 14701 Kenton Ave, Midlothian, IL 60445

 

 

SEALED BIDS DUE:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. CST

at the Midlothian Public Library located at 14701 Kenton Ave, Midlothian, IL 60445

 

 

The Board of Library Trustees reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive any technicalities and irregularities in the bidding and to hold the bid proposals for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of opening set forth above. The Board of Library Trustees reserves the right to accept the bid that is, in its judgment, the best and most favorable to the interests of the Library and to the public.

The successful bidder will be required to comply with the provisions of all State of Illinois and federal laws concerning public works projects as well as the State of Illinois Human Rights Act and the regulations of the Illinois Human Rights Commission. In addition, the successful bidder will be required to comply with the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.

By order of the Midlothian Public Library Board of Trustees, in the Village of Midlothian

                                                                                          Jennifer Cottrill, Library Director

Midlothian Public Library