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Requests for Proposals and Bids  

Request for Proposals for Title and Escrow Services
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is seeking proposals from qualified, registered contractors to perform Title and Escrow services associated with residential buyouts utilizing grant funds from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Title and Escrow Services RFP
RFP due date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by 3 p.m.


Request for Proposals for Asbestos Inspections
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to perform asbestos containing materials and underground storage tank surveys.
Asbestos Inspections RFP
RFP due date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by 3 p.m. 


Request for Proposals 2015 WMB Funding
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is now accepting Requests for Proposals for the FY 2015 Watershed Management Board (WMB) cost-share grant funding. The WMB grant program is open to WMB members which includes municipalities, drainage districts, county board districts, townships, homeowner associations, park districts, and non-profit groups.

The WMB grant cost-share grant program helps fund local stormwater projects. Eight Project Prioritization Criteria are considered by SMC staff in the evaluation of resource requests. The highest funding priority is flood damage prevention/mitigation but water quality improvement and natural resource restoration projects are also considered. There is a 50/50 cost-share requirement which can be in the form of funds, in-kind services or both.

RFP 2015 WMB

Should you need assistance with the WMB application process, please contact the following SMC staff:
Des Plaines River Watershed: Neil Schindelar, 847.377.7730, nschindelar@lakecountyil.gov
Lake Michigan Watershed: Juli Crane, 847.377.7708, jcrane@lakecountyil.gov
North Branch of the Chicago River: Andrea Cline, 847.377.7710, acline@lakecountyil.gov
Fox River Watershed: Mike Novotney, 847.377.7715, mnovotney@lakecountyil.gov

RFP due date: Friday, October 10, 2014 by 4 p.m. 
WMB meeting: Thursday, December 11, 2014, 7 p.m. Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville ​

Dead Dog Creek Restoration Project, Phase 2 - CLOSED

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is now seeking sealed proposals for the project designated as the Dead Dog Creek Restoration Project, Phase 2. The project is located along Dead Dog Creek, between Sheridan Rd. and a point approximately 300 feet downstream of Ravine Dr., in the Village of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois. 
 
The project includes: the installation of rock riffles to provide grade control and additional aquatic habitat; the installation of rock step pools to provide grade control, prevent further channel incision, and remove barriers to fish passage; the installation of rock toe to stabilize eroding streambanks; the restoration of moderately eroded streambanks by re-grading to 3:1 (H:V) or flatter and re-vegetating with native plant seed, native plant plugs, and erosion control blanket; the restoration of moderate-to-severely eroded streambanks by treating with vegetated geogrid lifts, re-grading to 3:1 (H:V) or flatter, and re-vegetating with native plant seed, native plant plugs, and erosion control blanket; the installation of rock points to deflect erosive stream flows away from streambanks that are susceptible to erosion; the installation of wing deflectors to redirect stream flows toward the center of the stream and restore aquatic habitat; the installation of tree rootballs to provide bank stabilization and additional aquatic habitat; the installation of rock checks to stabilize eroding swales and gullies tributary to the stream channel; and the installation of native plant seed and native plant plugs throughout the project reach. It will also include clearing and tree removal; the installation of temporary soil erosion and sediment control practices; the installation of temporary stream crossings; and, the removal and offsite disposal of concrete and other debris. Upon completion, this project will address the deteriorating conditions along Dead Dog Creek and will provide a long-term solution to the streambank erosion that is occurring within the project reach. 
 
Copies of the bidding documents for the project are fully downloadable below and each prospective bidder may obtain one complete set of the bidding documents from the issuing office, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Suite 201, Libertyville, Illinois 60048. Additional complete sets of the bidding documents may be inspected at the issuing office and may, upon request, be issued to prospective bidders by the issuing office.
 
The following addendum has been issued for the project. Such addendum shall be included in and made a part of the bidding documents, whether or not attached thereto. All requirements of the bidding documents shall remain in full force and effect except as amended by such addendum. In submitting a proposal for the project, bidders shall acknowledge the receipt and review of such addendum by completing the appropriate section of the proposal form.  

       Addendum #1 (3/18/14) 

Pre-Bid Meeting

A pre-bid meeting was held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the project site. A report from the pre-bid meeting is fully downloadable below. Please note that such meeting report does not modify the bidding documents for this project and is provided for informational purposes only. The summary of items discussed at the pre-bid meeting contained therein may be reviewed and considered by prospective bidders prior to submitting a proposal for the work.  

      Pre-Bid Meeting Report 
      Pre-Bid Meeting Attendance List

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission received bids for the project until 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the issuing office, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Suite 201, Libertyville, Illinois 60048, at which time, or as soon thereafter as possible, and at which place all bids were publicly opened and read aloud.  A plan holders list, bid opening attendance list, and preliminary bid tabulation are fully downloadable below.

     Plan Holders List  
    
Bid Opening Attendance List 
    
Preliminary Bid Tabulation 

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission has issued a notice of award for the project to the successful bidder and such bidder has successfully executed and delivered the contract documents and the required contract security, certificates of insurance, and insurance policy endorsements. A final bid tabulation for the project is fully downloadable below. 

     ​​Final Bid Tabulation


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