Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Water Treatment Plants No. 1 and No 2 Modifications; including construction of new underground storage tank and new brine building, building renovations, chlorine feed system improvements, brine system improvements, well rehabilitation, high service pump rehabilitation, filter improvements and site improvements, will be received by the City of Batavia, IL until 11:00 a.m., local time, December 17, 2020, and then publicly opened and read aloud via a virtual meeting. Virtual Bid Opening details will be provided to Plan Holders of Record in an Addendum.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting for all GENERAL CONTRACTORS issuing a BID will be held at 1:00 p.m., local time, December 2, 2020 at the Batavia Water Treatment Plant No. 1 and 2, 38W503 Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510.
The complete digital Water Treatment Plants No. 1 and 2 Modifications bidding documents are available at www.eeiweb.com (click on the Bidding Information tab) or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital documents for $50.00 by inputting Quest Project #7389672 on the website’s projects tab search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper copy of the bidding documents is available for a non-refundable price of $100.00 (plus shipping fees if applicable) and may be ordered from EEI’s office by contacting Debbie Anderson at or 630-466-6700. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of The City of Batavia negotiable U.S. Government bond (at par value) or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total Bid shall be submitted with each Bid.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project and that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
“Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA). Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Water Pollution Control Loan Program (35 IAC Part 365), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), and the “Use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. This procurement is also subject to the loan recipient’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises. The loan recipient’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening. The policy is contained in the specifications. Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.”
The City of Batavia reserves the right to reject all Bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
Bids may be held by The City of Batavia for a period not to exceed 120 days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
The City of Batavia is an equal opportunity employer.