(70 ILCS 1205/8-52)
Solicitation of design-build proposals.
(a) When a park district elects to use the design-build delivery method, it must issue a notice of intent to receive proposals for the project at least 14 days before issuing the request for proposal. The park district shall publish notice of the request for the design-build proposal in a newspaper of general circulation within the county in which the park district is located. The park district shall, if possible, post plans and specifications in a related construction industry service publication. A brief description of the proposed procurement must be included in the notice. The park district must provide a copy of the request for proposal to any party requesting a copy.
(b) The request for proposal shall be prepared for each project and must contain, without limitation, the following information:
(1) A preliminary schedule for the completion of the
(2) The proposed budget for the project, the source
of funds, and the funds available at the time the request for proposal is submitted.
(3) Prequalification criteria for design-build
entities wishing to submit proposals. The park district shall include, at a minimum, its normal prequalification, licensing, registration, and other requirements, but nothing contained in this Section precludes the use of additional prequalification criteria by the park district.
(4) Material requirements of the contract, including,
but not limited to, the proposed terms and conditions, required performance and payment bonds, insurance, and the entity's plan to comply with the utilization goals established by the corporate authorities of the park district for minority and women business enterprises and to comply with Section 2-105 of the Illinois Human Rights Act.
(5) The performance criteria.
(6) The evaluation criteria for each phase of the
(7) The number of entities to be considered for
the technical and cost evaluation phase.
(c) The park district may include any other relevant information that it chooses to supply. The design-build entity shall be entitled to rely upon the accuracy of this documentation in the development of its proposal.
(d) The date that proposals are due must be at least 21 calendar days after the date of the issuance of the request for proposal. In the event the construction portion of the cost of the project is estimated to exceed $12,000,000, then the proposal due date must be at least 28 calendar days after the date of the issuance of the request for proposal. The park district shall include in the request for proposal a minimum of 30 days to develop the Phase II submissions after the selection of entities from the Phase I evaluation is completed.
(Source: P.A. 97-349, eff. 8-12-11.)