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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: Request for Proposals - Fire Engineer Promotional Exam: Practical Assessment

Date: 
February 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

CLOSED

The Urbana Fire Department is seeking Proposals for Fire Engineer Promotional Testing - Practical Assessment.

The purpose of this RFP is to select a qualified professional vendor to develop, validate, administer, and score assessment centers for the practical portion of the promotional testing for the position of Engineer in the Fire Department, per the specifications contained herein. The selected vendor will also analyze test results and provide final results.

Proposals will be received at the Urbana Fire Department, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana, Illinois 61801.

All vendors intending to respond to this RFP must supply contact information to Division Chief Derrick Odle at daodle@urbanaillinois.us upon receipt of this RFP in order to receive addenda and other information pertinent to this RFP.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, and to waive irregularities or technicalities.

 

Proposal deadline is February 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

Closed: Urbana HOME Consortium Affordable Housing Request for Proposals

Date: 
February 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

CLOSED

The Urbana Home Consortium is soliciting proposals from qualified organizations, for programs and projects that will seek to increase the supply of affordable housing available to low- and moderate- income households in Urbana, Champaign, and unincorporated Champaign County. The selected proposal(s) will be funded through HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds received by the Urbana HOME Consortium. 

One (1) original signed copy and one (1) electronically emailed copy must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. (CST) on Monday, February 27, 2017 (note: RFP document incorrectly states submissions are due on Friday, February 27, 2017). Submissions should be addressed to: 

Kelly Mierkowski
Department of Community Development Services
400 South Vine Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801 

Electronic version must be sent to: 

khmierkowski@urbanaillinois.us 

All questions and inquiries should be directed to: 

CLOSED: Request for Bids for Brick Sidewalk Repair Project

Date: 
February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

 

Each BID must be accompanied by a BID BOND payable to the City of Urbana in the amount of five percent of the total amount of the BID. The Bid Bond of the three lowest bidders for the CONTRACT will be held until receipt of a signed CONTRACT and CONTRACT BOND. All other BID BONDS will be returned after comparison of the BIDS.

A CONTRACT BOND in the total amount of the contract price with a corporate surety approved by the City will be required for the faithful performance of the CONTRACT. The BID forms and plans may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held prior to the Bid opening 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on FEBRUARY 15, 2017 at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 to familiarize Bidders with this Project.

Closed: Request for Proposals for Crime Analysis Software

Date: 
January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

The City of Urbana is seeking proposals to purchase software for Crime Analysis, particularly spatial analysis. In addition to the software, the City requires Proposers to provide professional services that will ensure a successful implementation and knowledge transfer to local users and IT staff supporting the system.

The City is asking anyone who wants to receive the RFP to register through this webform

The purpose of collecting registration information is so that we can properly notify all recipients of addenda and answers to submitted questions.

Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 PM on January 31, 2017. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to re-advertise the proposal, and to waive technicalities.