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FY20 Utility Maintenance; Emergency Utility Repair; Traffic Signal Maintenance; Grading & Seeding; Streets, Alleys & Sidewalk Maintenance

  • RFP Number:Bids #2019-28 to #2019-32
  • Start Date:03/05/2019 8:00 AM
  • Close Date:03/19/2019 1:30 PM




Separate sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 109 East Olive Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, until Tuesday, March 19, 2019 starting at 1:30 PM CST, at which time they will be publicly opened and read in ten (10) minute intervals for the following (BID TITLES):

  1. FY 2020 UTILITY MAINTENANCE, Bid No. 2019-28

  2. FY 2020 EMERGENCY UTILITY REPAIR, Bid No. 2019-29

  3. FY 2020 GRADING & SEEDING, Bid No. 2019-31


  5. FY 2020 TRAFFIC SIGNAL MAINTENANCE, Bid No. 2019-30

These projects consist of the following major work items:

  1. Cement Mason – Various Hrs.
  2. Laborer – Various Hrs.
  3. Operating Engineer – Various Hrs.
  4. Plumber – Various Hrs.
  5. Truck Driver – Various Hrs.

Inquiries as to the requirements of the specifications will be addressed at the Pre-Bid Conference, to be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 1:30 PM in the Public Works Conference Room, located on the 3rd Floor of the Government Center, 115 East Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois.

Bid documents are to be obtained from the City of Bloomington Procurement Services by sending an email to with a subject heading of one or more of the above BID TITLES.  Respondents must provide their complete name, company name, street address, telephone number, fax number and email address.  Only contractors recorded with the City, as a bona fide plan holder, are eligible for the contract award.

The City of Bloomington reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities.  The City of Bloomington requires all contractors doing business with the City not to discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, gender, ancestry, national origin, marital status, mental or physical disability unrelated to ability, familial status or sexual orientation.

Bid must be accompanied by a Bid guaranty which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the Bid.  The successful bidder will be required to provide Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount equal to 100% of the contract price, within ten (10) business days after the bid award.

Contractors shall not pay less than the prevailing rates of wages to all laborers, workmen, and mechanics performing work under this contract, and shall comply with the requirements of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12).

Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of 90 days after the bid opening date.

Carla Murillo, Procurement Manager

Published – March 5, 2019

Bloomington, Illinois

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