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City Use Only City Use Only City Use Only City Vendor No. Vendor Name City Contract/PO No.

REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR MUELLER, SENSUS, NEPTUNE AND BADGER WATER METER

Specification Number: 116174 RFQ Number: 4470

Issued by: CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES

Required for use by: CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF WATER MANAGEMENT

Bidder Inquiry Deadline: 4:00 PM Central Time, November 25, 2013. Inquiries must be in writing. Pre-Bid Conference: None Bid Opening Date: December 13, 2013 Bid Opening Time: 11:00 a.m. Central Time Bid Opening Location: Bid & Bond Room, City Hall, Room 301, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602 Information: Jacoby Radford, Assistant Procurement Officer Email: jacoby.radford@cityofchicago.org, Fax: 312-744-9687, Phone: 312-744-3342 DPS Address: City Hall, Room 806, 121 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602 DPS Web: www.cityofchicago.org/procurement and www.cityofchicago.org/bids

Execute and submit one (1) complete original bid package. All signatures to be sworn to before a Notary Public. Bid must be received in the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS) Bid & Bond Room no later than the date and time above during regular business hours (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time). Bids will be read publicly. Bid package must be complete and returned in its entirety. Do not scan or recreate the bid package, the original must be used. Bid must be submitted in sealed envelope(s) or package(s). The outside of the envelope or package must clearly indicate the name of the project, REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR MUELLER, SENSUS, NEPTUNE AND BADGER WATER METER, the specification number, 116174, the time and date specified for receipt and marked Bid Enclosed. The name, address and phone number of the Bidder must also be clearly printed on the outside of all envelope(s) or package(s). Bid Deposit: None DPS Unit: Commodities Performance Bond: None Reverse Auction: No City Business Preference Yes Drawings: None Local Manufacture Preference Yes Exhibits: 1 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Pref. Yes Maps: None Bid Specific Goals: 16.9% MBE and 4.5% WBE Contract Term: 60 Months Funding Source: Non-Federal Start Date: Fund Number: 013-200-88-2035-0360-W304 and Various Expiration Date:

Rahm I. Emanuel Jamie L. Rhee Mayor Chief Procurement Officer

mailto:jacoby.radford@cityofchicago.orghttp://www.cityofchicago.org/procurementhttp://www.cityofchicago.org/bids

Replacement Parts for Mueller, Sensus, Neptune and Badger Water Meter, Department of Water Management, Specification Number 116174 Commodities Form Contract 10.08.2013

Table of Contents i

Table of Contents BID SUBMITTAL CHECKLIST ......................................................................................................................... 1 Article 1. Requirements for Bidding and Instructions to Bidders ........................................................... 2

The Bid Documents ................................................................................................................. 2 1.1. Obtaining the Bid Documents ................................................................................................. 2 1.2.

1.2.1. Printed Bid Documents ................................................................................................ 2 1.2.2. Downloadable Bid Documents ..................................................................................... 2 Clarifications and Addenda ..................................................................................................... 2 1.3. Examination of the Bid Documents and Work Site ................................................................. 3 1.4. Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit ............................................................................................ 3 1.5. Questions Regarding the Bid Documents; Bidder Inquiry Deadline ....................................... 3 1.6. Exceptions ............................................................................................................................... 3 1.7. Taxes Included in Bid Prices .................................................................................................... 3 1.8. Bid Prices Must Incorporate All Costs ..................................................................................... 4 1.9.

Completion of the Bid Documents .......................................................................................... 4 1.10. Required Forms and Fees ........................................................................................................ 4 1.11.

1.11.1. Certificate of Filing for Online EDS ............................................................................... 4 1.11.2. MBE/WBE Program ...................................................................................................... 4 1.11.3. Bid Deposit ................................................................................................................... 5 1.11.4. Contractor's Financial Statement ................................................................................. 5 1.11.5. Other Required Forms and Documents ....................................................................... 5

Trade Names and Substitutions .............................................................................................. 5 1.12. Authorized Dealer/Distributor ................................................................................................ 6 1.13. Estimated Quantities ............................................................................................................... 6 1.14. Submission of Bids ................................................................................................................... 6 1.15.

1.15.1. Date, Time, and Place ................................................................................................... 6 1.15.2. Bids Must Be Sealed and Properly Labeled .................................................................. 6 1.15.3. Bidders Are Responsible for Bid Delivery ..................................................................... 7 1.15.4. Transparency Website; Trade Secrets .......................................................................... 7

Withdrawal of Bids .................................................................................................................. 7 1.16. Bid Opening ............................................................................................................................. 7 1.17. Effective Term of Bid ............................................................................................................... 8 1.18. Evaluation of Bids .................................................................................................................... 8 1.19.

1.19.1. Determination of Responsiveness ................................................................................ 8 1.19.1.1. Must Bid All Line Items ................................................................................................. 8 1.19.1.2. Mathematical Calculations ........................................................................................... 8 1.19.1.3. Unbalanced Bids ........................................................................................................... 8 1.19.1.4. Cash Billing Terms ........................................................................................................ 8

1.19.2. Determination of Responsibility ................................................................................... 8 1.19.2.1. Bidder Debts or Defaults .............................................................................................. 8 1.19.2.2. Competency of Bidder .................................................................................................. 8

Rejection of Bids and Waiver of Informalities ......................................................................... 9 1.20. Statutory Adjustments to the Bid ............................................................................................ 9 1.21.

1.21.1. City-based Businesses (Chicago Business Preference) ................................................. 9 1.21.2. Locally Manufactured Goods ....................................................................................... 9 1.21.3. Alternatively Powered Vehicles Bid Incentive ............................................................ 10

Replacement Parts for Mueller, Sensus, Neptune and Badger Water Meter, Department of Water Management, Specification Number 116174 Commodities Form Contract 10.08.2013

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1.21.3.1. Definitions for Alternatively Powered Vehicles Bid Incentive.................................... 10 1.21.3.2. Eligibility for Alternatively Powered Vehicles Bid Incentive....................................... 11

1.21.4. Child Support Arrearage ............................................................................................. 12 1.21.5. MacBride Principles Ordinance .................................................................................. 12

Consideration of Bids ............................................................................................................ 12 1.22. Bid Protests ........................................................................................................................... 12 1.23. Award of Contract; Notice of Award ..................................................................................... 12 1.24.

Article 2. Incorporation of Exhibits .................................................