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New Helen Plum Library Bid #3 Opening: Furniture

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By authority of the Board of Library Trustees, sealed bids will be received until 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, on June 2, 2022, by the Board of Library Trustees of the Helen Plum Library District for the Furniture.  Any bids received after 2:00 p.m. will not be accepted.  The project consists of several furniture bid packages related to seating, tables, end panels, and custom furnishings.

Responses shall be submitted in duplicate on or before the specified closing time in an opaque sealed envelope marked as noted within the Bidding Documents on the outside and addressed to: Claudia Krauspe, Executive Director, 110 W. Maple Street, Lombard, IL 60148.  Responses are to be mailed or hand-delivered to the Helen Plum Library.

Bid security in the form of a bid bond or certified check made payable to the Board of Library Trustees, of Helen Plum Library equal to 10% of the base bid amount shall be submitted with the bid.  Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds, and Certificate of Insurance will be required from the successful bidder.

The Board of Library Trustees of the Helen Plum Library reserves the right to reject any or all documents submitted or parts thereof, to waive any irregularities or informalities in the prequalification procedures and to approve trade contractors and vendors to bid in a manner serving the interest of the Helen Plum Library.

All bidders must comply with the applicable Illinois Law requiring the payment of prevailing wages, and bidders must comply with the Illinois Statutory requirements regarding labor and bidding, including Equal Opportunity Laws.

Bidding documents which include Project Manual and Project Plans will be on file and may be obtained by bidders on May 5, 2022, after 12:00 p.m., for electronic distribution through BHFX Planroom website: http://www.bhfxplanroom.com

All communication should be directed to:
Sarah Ponto
Engberg Anderson
8618 W. Catalpa Avenue
Chicago, IL 60656
414-944-9000
sarahp@engberganderson.com

Hard copies are available through BHFX and all costs associated with printing will be borne by the bidding contractor or vendor.