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Public Bid Notice

Notice is hereby given by the St. Charles Public Library (“Library”), 1 South 6th Avenue, St. Charles, Kane County, IL 60174 that sealed bids will be accepted for the Staff Lounge Renovation Project. The work consists of: demolition, flooring, painting, miscellaneous carpentry, drywall, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work broken into the following bid packages:

BP #02- Select Demolition, BP #06A-General Trades, BP #09A- Drywall, BP #09B- Flooring, BP #09D- Painting/Wall Finishes, BP #21- Fire Protection, BP #22-Plumbing, BP #23- HVAC, BP #026- Electrical

Sealed bids will be accepted at the St. Charles Public Library, 1 South 6th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174, Attention: Edith Craig, Library Director, until Tuesday July 17, 2018 at 1:45 pm, local time. At 2:00 pm, the sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids shall be submitted prior to the deadline in an opaque, sealed envelope marked “St. Charles Public Library – Staff Lounge Renovation, Bid Package #___” on the outside. 

A pre-bid meeting of the project is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Library. This is not mandatory, but attendance is strongly recommended.

All bids in the amount of $20,000.00 or more must be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, cashier's check or bank draft in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the aggregate of the Base Bid and all Alternates, made payable to the Library as a guarantee that the successful bidder will promptly execute a Contractor Trade Agreement, will furnish a satisfactory performance bond and payment bond and proceed with the work. 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 the bidder to a return of the aforementioned amount.

The Board of Library Trustees reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to accept all or part of a bid, and to waive any technicalities and irregularities in the bidding.

Successful bidders will be required to comply with the provisions of all State of Illinois and federal laws concerning public works projects, including but not limited to the Illinois Human Rights Act and the regulations of the Illinois Human Rights Commission and the Prevailing Wage Act.

Bidding documents are available for free download through Shale McNutt Construction (847.622.1214) and will be available after 2:00 p.m., local time, on June 26, 2018. The bidder is responsible for costs associated with the printing of the documents following download.

Download the Public Bid Notice  

Ms. Edith Craig
Library Director
St. Charles Public Library
1 South 6th Ave.
St. Charles, IL 60174