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Ava - Automatic Meter Reading System – Material Proposal

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

City of Ava
312 E. Main St.
Ava, IL 62907

Separate sealed BIDS for the material proposal of (briefly describe nature, scope, and major elements of the work):
Automatic Meter Reading System – Material Proposal

will be received by: City of Ava

at the office of: City Hall, 312 East Main Street, Ava, IL 62907

until: 10:00 A.M., (Standard Time-Daylight Savings Time) February 4 , 20 19 , and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

“Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA). Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Public Water Supply Loan Program (35IAC Part 662), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), and the “Use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. This procurement is also subject to the loan recipient’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises. The loan recipient’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening. The policy is contained in the specifications. Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.”

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
City of Ava, 312 E. Main Street, Ava, IL 62907
J.T. Blankinship, Inc. 401 South 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966
Southern Illinois Builders Association, 504 West Jackson Street, Marion, IL, 62959
Southern Illinois Builders Association, 1468 Green Mount Road, O’Fallon, IL 62269
Associated General Contractors, 2201 McCracken Blvd., Paducah, KY 42001

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the Office of: J. T. Blankinship, Inc. located at: 401 S. 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966 upon payment of $ 40.00 for each set.
No refunds will be given upon returning the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS.