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Bids and RFPs

The City posts information about current procurement opportunities below. Procurements appear in the order they were posted, with the most recent appearing first. Closed procurements will also appear on this page with their title updated to indicate their closed status.

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The City of Urbana promotes Equal Opportunity in the procurement of services. Businesses owned by women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to submit bids and/or proposals. More information about the City’s Equal Opportunity program, may be found on this page: http://www.urbanaillinois.us/government/mayors-office/human-relations/public-vendorscontractors

The City of Urbana will require vendors doing business with the City to complete the Vendor Representations and Additional Duties Form, which may be found here: http://www.urbanaillinois.us/Purchasing-Forms

All vendors doing business with the City are required to submit a completed W-9 once they are awarded a purchase or contract with the City. A W-9 document may be found here: http://www.urbanaillinois.us/Purchasing-Forms

Prevailing Wage Act

The Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1 et seq.) requires contractors or subcontractors to pay prevailing wages to all laborers, workers, and mechanics who perform work on a public works project. Further information, including the current prevailing wage rates, is available on the Illinois Department of Labor’s website at the following link: https://www2.illinois.gov/idol/Laws-Rules/CONMED/Pages/prevailing-wage-a...

CLOSED - RFQ: Community Safety Review Through the Lens of Racial Equity and Social Justice - Solicitation #2122-45

The City of Urbana is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide a detailed review of the methods for providing services related to community safety. The intent is to reconsider the traditional roles of public safety departments (specifically, police and fire) as well as other City departments, as appropriate. The goal is to promote community safety and well-being in ways that minimize harm related to race, poverty, and other social factors.

The selected respondent team will have the qualifications and staff resources necessary to perform an analysis of existing conditions, research alternative models, prepare a cost analysis, and develop a transition plan. The successful team will provide services for City of Urbana as outlined under Scope of Work. The City is looking for a team that has expertise in both traditional public safety reviews as well as innovative approaches to assist the City in developing locally-tailored recommendations given operational needs, financial constraints, and multi-jurisdictional collaboration.

CLOSED - Request for Proposals #2122-43 License to Use Parking Lot 1

Date: 
February 18, 2022 - 5:00pm to March 15, 2022 - 12:00pm

Request for Proposals #2122-43 License to Use Parking Lot 1

Date: February 18, 2022 to March 15, 2022

The City is seeking proposals to activate City-owned parking lot spaces through an agreement or agreements for activities that generate sales tax and/or provide public accommodations for art and culture. Interested parties should understand that any use of the parking lot spaces shall be temporary.

Request for Proposals documents will be emailed to those registering below: https://urbanaillinois.us/node/9999

CLOSED: Invitation to Bid: Philo Road and Boneyard Crossing Maintenance (Solicitation #2122-40)

Date: 
March 4, 2022 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

Sealed bids will be received at the Urbana Public Works Department for Solicitation #2122-40, Philo Rd. and Boneyard Crossing Maintenance

The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified contractors toprovide all supervision, labor, tools and equipment, which will include watering, weeding, fertilizing, mulching, graffiti removal and maintaining landscape areas within the public right-of-ways along Philo Road from Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue and Boneyard Crossing from Griggs Street to Broadway Avenue. The successful respondent shall provide the necessary equipment and personnel to perform the services in a professional manner consistent with customs and practices in the industry.

Register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and subsequent addenda.

Bids will be received through 2:00 PM, Friday March 4, 2022, and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly at the Urbana Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Turf Care for the City of Urbana (Solicitation #2122-39)

Date: 
March 4, 2022 - 1:00pm

CLOSED

At 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 4, 2022, the City of Urbana will open bids for turf care of specified City of Urbana rights of way and facility lawn areas. The turf care contract will be from April 2022 through December 2023.

It is expected that this work will consist of caring for an estimated 10+ acres of lawn area. Illustrations of these areas and their location are included with the bid document.

The Contractor will not be required to pay prevailing wages, but will need to certify that they comply with the City of Urbana’s requirements for non-discrimination and maintenance of a drug-free workplace plus will be required to provide a certificate of insurance as described in the Specifications. In addition, the City may require any bidder to provide a list of references and clients served over the past five years and reserves the right reject bids based on the information received from references.

Interested bidders are invited to complete the contact form below to obtain a set of bid documents.

CLOSED: Invitation to Bid: Curbside Bagged Leaf Collection and Disposal Services (Solicitation #2122-42)

Date: 
January 28, 2022 - 7:00am to February 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

 

Sealed BIDS to provide curbside bagged leaf collection and disposal services will be received by the City of Urbana at the Department of Public Works, Environmental Sustainability Division, 706 Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, February 18, 2022.