(70 ILCS 1205/8-51)
Authorization for design-build; advertisement.
(a) A park district shall have the power to enter into design-build contracts. In addition to the requirements set forth in its ordinances, the park district shall advertise a design-build solicitation at least once in a daily newspaper of general circulation within the county in which the park district is located. The date that Phase I submissions by design-build entities are due must be at least 14 calendar days after the date the newspaper advertisement for design-build proposals is first published. The advertisement shall identify the design-build project, the due date, the place and time for Phase I submissions, and the place where proposers may obtain a complete copy of the request for design-build proposals, including the criteria for evaluation and the scope and performance criteria. The park district is not precluded from using other media or from placing advertisements in addition to the one required under this subsection.
(b) A park district may reject any and all bids and proposals received and may readvertise for bids or issue a new request for design-build proposals.
(Source: P.A. 97-349, eff. 8-12-11.)