Advertisement for Bids: Legler Regional Library Renovations

Agency: Public Building Commission
State: Illinois
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Posted Date: Nov 13, 2019
Due Date: Dec 5, 2019
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Advertisement for Bids: Legler Regional Library Renovations
Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1597 – Legler Regional Library Renovations

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Class A and Class B Prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1597, Legler Regional Library Renovations.

Legler Regional Library is located at 115 South Pulaski Road, in Chicago, Illinois. The project consists of renovation to the existing, two-story 35,000 sf library, built in 1919. The library will be transformed into a state-of-the-art regional library for the west side community. The transformation will include technology infrastructure and building upgrades. Site-related improvements include accessibility improvements in parking lot, fence repair and painting. The scope of exterior envelope includes removal of stone balustrades at cornice; limestone coping repair; masonry tuckpointing; ornamental ironwork painting; weather-stripping wood windows and doors; and roof replacement. Interior scope of work includes reconfiguration of the existing floor plan; new interior finishes, renovation of bathrooms and associated environmental work. Improved accessibility by adding a lift to access mezzanine level and elevator modernization will also be included in scope of work. MEP scope will include upgraded mechanical systems (chiller and AHU); upgraded technology infrastructure; LED lighting conversion, and upgrade to fire/security systems. This Project includes a Phasing Plan.

LIST OF PREQUALIFIED BIDDERS:

Class A General Contractors

  • All-Bry Construction Company
  • Barton Malow Company
  • Berglund Construction Company
  • Blinderman Construction Company, Inc.
  • Burling Builders, Inc.
  • Clark Construction Group – Chicago, LLC
  • Development Solutions, Inc.
  • F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates, LLC
  • Friedler Construction Company
  • The George Sollitt Construction Company
  • Henry Bros. Co.
  • Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
  • James McHugh Construction Company
  • K.R. Miller Contractors, Inc.
  • Madison Construction Company
  • Old Veteran Construction, Inc.
  • Path Construction Company, Inc.
  • Power Construction Company, LLC
  • Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc.
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Tyler Lane Construction, Inc.
  • UJAMAA Construction, Inc.
  • Vanir Construction Management, Inc.
  • W.E. O’Neil Construction Company
  • Walsh Construction Company II

Class B General Contractors

  • Aldridge Electric, Inc.
  • Brandenburg Industrial Service Company
  • Broadway Electric, Inc.
  • Frederick Quinn Corporation
  • John Burns Construction Company
  • The Lombard Company
  • O.A.K.K. Construction Co., Inc.
  • Poulos, Inc.
  • R.T. Milord Company
  • Reliable & Associates Construction Co.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:

  • Book 1 Instructions to Bidders may be found here .
  • Plans and specifications, including Addendum issued for the above-referenced project may be found here: Aloha Print Group Planroom
  • The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here

PRE-BID ACTIVITIES:

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, in the Legler Regional Library, located at 115 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois, PBC will host a Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., a Non-Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30a.m., and a Non-Mandatory Site Visit immediately following the Technical Review Meeting. Please use Main Entrance. Parking is available in the rear of the building.

Subcontractors and suppliers are encouraged to attend these meetings to meet the Prequalified contractors interested in bidding on this project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC’s website.

Pre-Bid/Tech Review/Site Visit Materials: (information to be posted once available)

BID OPENING:

Sealed bids shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019, at which time they will be publicly opened.

Bid Tabulation: (information to be posted once available)

QUESTIONS:
All questions regarding this contract must be submitted in writing to Patricia Montenegro, Deputy Director of Procurement, Public Building Commission, 50 West Washington, Room 200, Chicago, IL 60602. Questions may be emailed to bids@pbcchicago.com or patricia.montenegro@cityofchicago.org .

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here.

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director

Office of Inspector General Complaint Hotline
If you see corruption, fraud, waste, or dishonest practices of any kind please report it to the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) – PBC’s oversight body. Concerned employees, contractors, consultants, and members of the public may contact OIG via its independent hotline and website.

Telephone Reporting: (866) IG-TIPLINE (866-448-4754).

Web Reporting: http://ChicagoInspectorGeneral.org/Get-Involved

Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #LeglerRegional

For more information, view the project page.

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TO BE EXECUTED IN DUPLICATE
BOOK 1:
PROJECT INFORMATION, INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS, AND EXECUTION DOCUMENTS
CONTRACT NO. C1597
LEGLER REGIONAL LIBRARY RENOVATIONS
115 SOUTH PULASKI ROAD
CHICAGO, IL 60624
PROJECT #08310
PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION OF CHICAGO
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot
Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez
Executive Director
Richard J. Daley Center
50 West Washington Street
Room 200
Chicago, Illinois 60602
312-744-3090
www.pbcchicago.com
ISSUED FOR BID ON 11/13/2019
Any Contract entered into as a result of this bid process is governed by: All Volumes (as applicable) of Book1 “Project Information, Instructions To Bidders, and
Execution Documents;” Book 2 “Standard Terms and Conditions for Construction Contracts” and Book 3 - “Technical Specifications” and the Drawings.
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PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION OF CHICAGO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. INTRODUCTION.............................................................................................................................. 4
II. PROJECT INFORMATION ................................................................................................................. 4
A. GENERAL INFORMATION............................................................................................................ 4
B. MANDATORY PROJECT SPECIFIC CONTRACTOR STAFFING REQUIREMENTS ................................. 6
C. SCHEDULING SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS.................................................................................. 6
D. ONLINE COLLABORATION AND DOCUMENTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ............ 6
E. TIME OF COMPLETION ............................................................................................................... 6
F. COMMISSION’S CONTRACT CONTINGENCY ................................................................................. 6
G. COPIES OF DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS FURNISHED ........................................................... 6
H. LIQUIDATED DAMAGES .............................................................................................................. 6
I. PREVAILING WAGE RATES ......................................................................................................... 7
III. INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIDDERS ......................................................................................................... 7
A. EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS BY BIDDER ................................................................................. 7
B. INTERPRETATIONS OF ADDENDA ............................................................................................... 7
C. PRE-QUALIFICATION OF BIDDERS............................................................................................... 7
D. EVIDENCE OF CONTINUING QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDER ............................................................. 7
E. PREPARATION OF BID................................................................................................................ 8
F. BID DEPOSIT............................................................................................................................. 8
G. BIDDER’S EXECUTION OF BID..................................................................................................... 8
H. AFFIDAVIT OF NON-COLLUSION.................................................................................................. 9
I. MBE AND WBE COMMITMENTS ................................................................................................... 9
J. LOCAL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PARTICIPATION AND COMMUNITY HIRING ............................ 9
K. DISCLOSURE OF RETAINED PARTIES ........................................................................................ 10
L. SUBMISSION OF BID ................................................................................................................ 10
M. WITHDRAWAL OF BIDS BEFORE BID OPENING ........................................................................... 10
N. OPENING OF BIDS ................................................................................................................... 10
O. EVALUATION OF BIDS .............................................................................................................. 10
P. BASIS OF AWARD .................................................................................................................... 10
Q. PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BOND AND INSURANCE ............................................................. 10
R. PROTESTS.............................................................................................................................. 11
S. LICENSING.............................................................................................................................. 11
T. AWARD OF CONTRACT, CANCELLATION, OR REJECTION OF BIDS ............................................... 11
U. ALTERNATES-COMMISSION DISCRETION................................................................................... 12
V. PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT (PLA)......................................................................................... 12
IV. BID AND EXECUTION DOCUMENTS ................................................................................................ 13
A. CONTRACTOR’S BID ................................................................................................................ 13
B. BID FORM ............................................................................................................................... 14
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C. ALTERNATES .......................................................................................................................... 15
D. ALLOWANCES – LEGLER REGIONAL LIBRARY RENOVATIONS...................................................... 15
E. ACCEPTANCE OF THE BID........................................................................................................ 16
V. BID SUPPORT DOCUMENTS .......................................................................................................... 17
A. BASIS OF AWARD (AWARD CRITERIA FIGURE) ........................................................................... 17
VI. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS TO BE EXECUTED .................................................................................. 21
Affidavit of Non-collusion........................................................................................................................................... 21
SCHEDULE B - Joint Venture Affidavit (1 of 3)......................................................................................................... 22
SCHEDULE C - Letter of Intent from MBE/WBE (1 of 2) .......................................................................................... 25
SCHEDULE E - Request for Waiver from MBE/WBE Participation .......................................................................... 29
Disclosure of Retained Parties.................................................................................................................................. 30
Performance and Payment Bond .............................................................................................................................. 32
Bond Approval........................................................................................................................................................... 35
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL CHECKLIST ...................................................................................................... 36
EXHIBIT #1 COOK COUNTY PREVAILING WAGE RATES – EFFECTIVE NOVEMBR 1, 2019 .............................. 37
EXHIBIT #2 INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ................................................................................................ 45
EXHIBIT #3 PROJECT COMMUNITY AREA MAP ....................................................................................... 48
EXHIBIT #4 ASSIST AGENCIES ............................................................................................................. 49
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PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION OF CHICAGO
I. INTRODUCTION
Thank you for your interest in bidding on this project, which is being undertaken by the Public Building Commission of
Chicago. The Public Building Commission of Chicago (hereafter, the PBC, or Commission) is a municipal corporation with a
statutory mandate to procure and award contracts for the construction of public buildings in the City of Chicago, and to
oversee the construction of those public buildings until they are turned over to the user agency that will own and operate
each new facility.
This is the first page of text of Book 1, which along with Book 2, Book 3, and the project drawings, comprise the PBC’s
construction contract. The balance of this Book 1 provides a brief description of the project, instructions for completing and
submitting your bid, the bid pages, and the forms which must accompany your bid. Book 2 is the Standard Terms and
Conditions of the contract. Book 3 is the Technical Specifications for the work to be performed on this project. The architect
or engineer for the project will provide the drawings and other documents that may be necessary for you to bid on and/or
perform the work. Each of the Books, along with the drawings and any other documents prepared by the architect or
engineer, are Contract Documents. Collectively, the Contract Documents comprise the Contract. The Contract Documents
are defined in Section 1 of Book 2, Standard Terms and Conditions.
II. PROJECT INFORMATION
A. General Information
1. Bids will be received by the Public Building Commission of Chicago for the following Project in accordance with
the Contract Documents set forth below:
CONTRACT NO. C1597
LEGLER REGIONAL LIBRARY RENOVATIONS
115 SOUTH PULASKI ROAD
CHICAGO, IL 60624
PROJECT #08310
2. General Description of Scope of Work:
The project consists of a renovation of the existing Legler Regional Library, a two-story 35,000 sf library, built in
1919. The library will be transformed into a state-of-the-art regional library for the west side community. The
transformation will include technology infrastructure and building upgrades. Site-related improvements include
accessibility improvements in parking lot, fence repair and painting. The scope of exterior envelope includes
removal of stone balustrades at cornice; limestone coping repair; masonry tuckpointing; ornamental ironwork
painting; weather-stripping wood windows and doors; and roof replacement. Interior scope of work includes
reconfiguration of the existing floor plan; new interior finishes, renovation of bathrooms and associated
environmental work. Improved accessibility by adding a lift to access mezzanine level and elevator modernization
will also be included in scope of work. MEP scope will include upgraded mechanical systems (chiller and AHU);
upgraded technology infrastructure; LED lighting conversion, and upgrade to fire/security systems. This Project
includes a Phasing Plan.
3. Construction Budget for Base Work Only: $6,500,000.00 (excluding Allowances and Commission’s Contract
Contingency Funds).
4. User Agency: City of Chicago – Department of Fleet and Facilities Management (2FM) and Chicago Public Library
5. Project is located in Ward: 28
6. For purposes of the community hiring requirement, “Project Community Residents” shall mean persons domiciled
within the Project Community Areas as designated on “Exhibit# 3 Project Community Area Map.”
7. Requests for Information: Bidders are to submit requests for information, in writing, via email to the attention of
Ms. Patricia Montenegro, PBC Contract Officer at: patricia.montenegro@cityofchicago.org.
8. Contract Documents Availability: Documents are available at: Aloha Document Services, Inc. dba Aloha Print
Group, 60 East Van Buren Street, Suite S-1502, Chicago, Illinois 60605. Contact name: Virginia (Ginger) Peak.
Telephone number: 312-542-1300.
Aloha Print Group Planroom: https://www.alohaprintgroup.com/plan-room.aspx
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9. Pre-Bid Meeting Date, Time, and Location: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Legler Regional
Library located at 115 South Pulaski Road, in Chicago, Illinois 60624.
10. Technical Review Meeting Date, Time, and Location: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the
Legler Regional Library located at 115 South Pulaski Road, in Chicago, Illinois 60624.
11. Site Visit Meeting Date, Time, and Location: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 immediately following the
Technical Review at the Legler Regional Library located at 115 South Pulaski Road, in Chicago, Illinois 60624.
Bidders shall be responsible for inspecting the Site to become familiar with the conditions relating to the Work to
be performed, the facilities involved, and the site logistics required in the successful performance of this Contract.
Failure of the Bidders to visit the Site shall not relieve or alter the Bidder’s responsibility for completing the Work
as required by the Contract Documents.
*NOTES:
a. Meetings referenced in Items #9, 10, and 11 above are NOT mandatory.
b. Subcontractors and Suppliers are encouraged to attend the meetings.
12. PBC Class A Prequalified Bidders for the Legler Branch Library Renovations Project are listed below:
Class A
All-Bry Construction Company; Barton Malow Company; Berglund Construction Company; Blinderman
Construction Company, Inc.; Burling Builders, Inc.; Clark Construction Group – Chicago, LLC; Development
Solutions, Inc.; F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates, LLC; Friedler Construction Company; The George Sollitt
Construction Company; Henry Bros. Co.; Hunt Construction Group, Inc.; James McHugh Construction Company;
K.R. Miller Contractors, Inc.; Madison Construction Company; Old Veteran Construction, Inc.; Path Construction
Company, Inc.; Power Construction Company, LLC; Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc.; Turner
Construction Company; Tyler Lane Construction, Inc.; UJAMAA Construction, Inc.; Vanir Construction
Management, Inc.; W.E. O’Neil Construction Company; Walsh Construction Company II
Class B
Aldridge Electric, Inc.; Brandenburg Industrial Service Company; Broadway Electric, Inc.; Frederick Quinn
Corporation; John Burns Construction Company; O.A.K.K Construction Company, Inc.; Poulus, Inc.; R.T. Milord
Company, Reliable & Associates Construction Co.; The Lombard Company
13. Bid Due Date and Public Bid Opening Date, Time, and Location: Bids Due: Bids are due Thursday, December
5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and a Public Bid Opening will be held immediately following receipt of bids in the PBC
Board Room on the 2nd floor of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, in Chicago, Illinois
60602.
14. Amount of Bid Deposit:
5% amount of bid
15. Document Deposit:
N/A
16. Cost for Additional Documents (per set): At the Contractor’s own expense.
17. MBE/WBE Contract Goals:
20% MBE and 4.6% WBE
18. Source of Funding:
City of Chicago - Chicago Public Library
19. Pre-Award Meeting Date, Time, and Location: A Pre-Award is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 9,
2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the PBC Board Room on the 2nd floor of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington
Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602.
For the Pre-Award Meeting, the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder shall be required to:
a. Have, at minimum, the Project Executive, Project Manager (if known), and Cost Estimator in attendance at
the meeting
b. Invite principals of all MBE/WBE Subcontractors listed on Schedule D
c. Provide and be prepared to discuss the Schedule of Values for the project
d. Provide a list of Pre-Award meeting attendees in advance of the meeting
20. Notice of Award is anticipated to be issued following December 2019 PBC Board of Commissioners Meeting.
The successful General Contractor will be required to return a compliant Certificate of Insurance and Payment
and Performance Bond within seven (7) days of the issuance of the Notice of Award.
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