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 Illinois statutes (820 ILCS 130/1 et seq.) require all public bodies every year during the month of June to establish prevailing wage rates for laborers, mechanics, and other workers under contract for public works projects. By Resolution, the City of Urbana and Cunningham Township use wages as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL). The 2018 resolutions are RESOLUTION NO. 2018-6-024R and RESOLUTION NO. T-2018-06-007R respectively.

All contractors on City of Urbana public works projects and are required to pay at least this wage to employees utilized on those projects. The Illinois Department of Labor’s most recent prevailing wage rates were published an August 31, 2017 with an effective date of September 1, 2017.

Further, should IDOL change the prevailing wages for Champaign County, the amended wage rates apply.

Closed: Request for Bids: Green Street Sanitary Sewer Extension

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 2:55pm

CLOSED

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, bank draft, bank cashier's check or bid bond acceptable to the Owner in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount bid, payable without condition to the Owner as a guaranty that the Bidder, if awarded the Contract, will promptly execute the Agreement in accordance with the Proposal and the other Contract Document, and will furnish good and sufficient bond for the faithful performance of the work.

Closed: Request for Proposals: 2017 Oil and Chip Street Maintenance Project

Date: 
September 13, 2017 - 8:30am

CLOSED

Sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering and installing materials required in the construction/maintenance of the 2017 Oil and Chip Street Maintenance Project will be received until 8:30 a.m. on September 13, 2017, and at that time, publicly opened and read at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Plans and proposal forms will be available in the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the City of Urbana and shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope endorsed with “Material Proposal, Section 17-00590-00-SC.”

Closed: Request for Bids: Storm Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project

Date: 
September 12, 2017 - 1:55pm

CLOSED

Sealed Bids will be received until 1:55 P.M. prevailing time on SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the 2017 Storm Sewer Cleaning & Televising Project (City Section 17-00587-00-SR), which includes furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary to clean and televise approximately 43,300 lineal feet of storm sewer ranging in size from 6-inch to 60-inch diameter.

Specific tasks include water jet cleaning and tree root sawing; debris removal and disposal from storm sewers, manholes, inlets; and closed circuit televising and digital recording and internal inspection of sewer pipes.

All of the storm sewers under this project belong to the City of Urbana.