PBC Alert 17-022
The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1590 for the construction of a new approximate 32,000 square foot, two-story annex to an existing two-story school intended to alleviate overcrowding and eliminate two existing modular classroom units. The proposed annex will include (7) standard classrooms, (3) special needs classrooms, (1) science classroom with storage, (1) computer room, (1) art room with storage, (1) office, a new Dining room, hybrid kitchen and kitchen server, storage, toilets, utility rooms and building support space. The Project will also include a replacement parking lot, loading area, refuse compactor with masonry surround, storm water management infrastructure, and a new outdoor playground. Work within the existing school building will include conversion of the existing kitchen/dining room for use as two classrooms. The project page containing additional information can be viewed here: pbcchicago.com/content/working/opening_display.asp?BID_ID=503 On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in the Ebinger Elementary School Auditorium, the Commission will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30 a.m., Mandatory Site Visit (walk-through of the facility) at 11:00 a.m. The Technical Review Meeting and Site Visit are mandatory for all eligible, prequalified firms interested in submitting a bid for this Project. All activities mentioned above are to occur at the school, located at 7350 West Pratt Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60631. Parking in school’s parking lot is prohibited. Street parking is available. Please enter through Main Entrance on Pratt Avenue. All Mandatory Technical Review Meeting and Site Visit attendees must wear safety vests. Subcontractors and suppliers are invited to attend the Pre- Bid Meeting and stay for the following activities to meet the prequalified contractors bidding on this Project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC’s website. Sealed bids shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened. Plans and specifications for the above-referenced project may be found here:
http://dfs.cushingco.com/pbc.htm The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here: pbcchicago.com/upload/12917.pdf Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at pbcchicago.com. Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at www.pbcchicago.com.
Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director
Office of Inspector General Complaint Hotline If you see corruption, fraud, waste, or dishonest practices of any kind please report it to the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) – PBC’s oversight body. Concerned employees, contractors, consultants, and members of the public may contact OIG via its independent hotline and website. Telephone Reporting: (866) IG-TIPLINE (866-448-4754). Web Reporting: http://ChicagoInspectorGeneral.org/get-Involved