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Lincolnwood Public Library District: Clerestory Windows Replacement

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Library District Trustees of the Lincolnwood Public Library District for the Lincolnwood Public Library clerestory windows replacement project, until 3:00 p.m. (C.S.T.) on Monday, the 4th of March, 2019, at the Lincolnwood Public Library.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, the 4th of March, 2019, at the Lincolnwood Public Library, 4000 W Pratt Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712.

Plans, specifications and Instructions to Bidders for the project will be available electronically or at the office of Product Architecture + Design, 811 W. Evergreen Ave, Suite 405, Chicago, Illinois. Contact Alex Krug at or (312) 202-0701.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, cash, or a certified check payable to the order of the Lincolnwood 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 the contract 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 them to a return of the aforementioned amount.

No bid will be considered unless the bidder furnishes evidence satisfactory to the Board of Library District Trustees 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 them.

Bidders will examine the plans and specifications and also the physical 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.

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on February 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (CDT) at the Lincolnwood Public Library, 4000 W Pratt Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

The Board of Library District 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 sixty (60) days from the date of opening set forth above.

Not less than the prevailing wage shall be paid for labor on the work to be done as required by law.

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.

By order of the Board of Library District Trustees, in the Village of Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois.

Alex Krug, Project Architect, Product Architecture + Design

Su Reynders, Library Director, Lincolnwood Public Library District