West Branch DuPage River Corridor Habitat Improvement Project
Bid Due: 2017-01-13, 11 a.m.
Bid Open: 2017-01-13, 11:03 a.m.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, Wheaton, Illinois will accept sealed bids for the West Branch DuPage River Corridor Habitat Improvement Project. Sealed bids will be received until Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the District’s administrative offices at 3 S. 580 Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL 60189-5000. Bids will be opened on Friday, January 13, 2017 11:03 a.m. at the administrative headquarters located at the above address. Bids received after the bid closing deadline for submission will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. It is anticipated that the District’s Board of Commissioners will consider the bids on or about Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County seeks a contractor(s) to perform various specialized ecological management tasks including invasive vegetation management and supplementing native species by various management means. The work includes, but is not limited to, herbaceous and woody plant herbicide control by hand sprayer, hand wicking, wick bar, injection, pistol and boom spraying from an ATV or other all-terrain low ground pressure vehicle and; mowing and cutting of herbaceous or woody invasive species with a skid steer and/or tractor with field mower attachment and; removal of trees, shrubs, and other woody vegetation by chainsaw, brushcutter, and/or forestry mulcher head mounted to a skid steer or other low ground pressure all-terrain vehicle and collection of native seed and collection and disposal of non-native/invasive seed by hand and hand held equipment; seeding by broadcast and; plug planting utilizing hand tools and/or motorized auger.
A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The pre-bid meeting will be held at Blackwell Forest Preserve. Please see the bid packet for pre-bid location details.
All potential bidders will be required to have extensive proven experience with ecological management in natural areas within the Chicago Wilderness Region. References must be produced with bid submittal.
Invitation to bid, specifications, and bid forms can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org after 7 a.m on December 21, 2016.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities.
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
P. O. Box 5000
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000