EMSA Art Barn Bid Documents

May 14, 2019

The Elgin Math and Science Academy Charter School (EMSA) located at 1600 Dundee Avenue in Elgin, IL 60120, is soliciting bids to provide construction services for interior improvements of the EMSA Art Barn structure. This Art Barn project is a small scale renovation prior to implementing our Campus Master Plan which will include several building and infrastructure improvements.
A site visit may be scheduled for May 17th between 8:00AM to Noon by appointment. Please contact EMSA’s CFO, Frank Bisconti, whose information is detailed below, to schedule your appointment. May 22nd is the deadline for requests for clarifications, replies to which will be made by May 24th. Bids must be submitted to EMSA’s CFO no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Thank you, in advance, for your response to the Advertisement for Bids.
Frank Bisconti
Chief Financial Officer
1600 Dundee Ave., Elgin, IL 60120-1608
Direct: (630) 883-5313


IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH THE ILLINOIS PREVAILING WAGE ACT: Any firm selected to render services under this contract shall pay the “prevailing wage” within the meaning of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/.01 et seq. (“Act”) that can be reviewed at  The Act requires contractors and subcontractors to pay laborers, workers and mechanics performing services on public works projects no less than the current “prevailing rate of wages” (hourly cash wages plus amount for fringe benefits) in the county where the work is performed. The Illinois Department of Labor (“DOL”) publishes the prevailing wage rates on its website located at The DOL revises the prevailing wage rates from time to time and the contractor/subcontractor has an obligation to check the DOL’s website for revisions to prevailing wage rates. For information regarding current prevailing wage rates, please refer to the Illinois Department of Labor’s website. All contractors and subcontractors rendering services under the awarded contract must comply with all requirements of the Act, including but not limited to, all wage requirements and notice and record keeping duties.