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File #: 22-0228    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bid Recommendation Status: Approved
File created: 4/8/2022 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: PROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County to enter into a construction contract with Fabex Technologies, LLC, primary place of business Chicago, Illinois, for improvements at Crabtree Nature Center located in South Barrington. Reason: Contract #74000010691 issued under Project #22-80-04 Building Renovations and Interpretive Exhibits at Crabtree Nature Center. The project addresses energy efficiency, accessibility, and visitor amenities. Energy efficiency work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of existing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems with all-electric systems, energy efficient lighting, new ceilings, windows and doors. Visitor amenities include a new welcome desk, accessibility updates, new educational exhibits, and other related work as specified in the plans and specifications. This work is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Reso...
Attachments: 1. MBE WBE Commitment Report June 2022
Related files: 21-0101
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PROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION

Department: Planning and Development

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County to enter into a construction contract with Fabex Technologies, LLC, primary place of business Chicago, Illinois, for improvements at Crabtree Nature Center located in South Barrington.

Reason: Contract #74000010691 issued under Project #22-80-04 Building Renovations and Interpretive Exhibits at Crabtree Nature Center. The project addresses energy efficiency, accessibility, and visitor amenities. Energy efficiency work includes, but is not limited to, replacement of existing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems with all-electric systems, energy efficient lighting, new ceilings, windows and doors. Visitor amenities include a new welcome desk, accessibility updates, new educational exhibits, and other related work as specified in the plans and specifications. This work is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Museum Capital grant program (see grant award Board Item No. 21-0101).

Bid Opening Date: 5/4/2022

Bid Results:
Firm Bid Amount
1. Fabex Technologies, LLC $2,079,436.00*
2. Industria Construction Services $2,173,157.00**
3. Efraim Carlson & Son, Inc. $2,212,400.00
4. Blinderman Construction Co., Inc. $2,241,000.00
5. Tandem Construction Inc. $2,440,000.00
6. Accel Construction Services Group, LLC $2,609,170.00

* Submitted bid was $2,079,435.00 but was $1.00 higher after further examination of calculations.
** Submitted bid was $2,173,158.00 but was $1.00 lower after further examination of calculations.

Estimated Fiscal Impact: $2,079,436.00; with up to $637,500.00 to be reimbursed by IDNR grant

Contract Period: 6/14/2022 - 6/13/2023

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