Responsible Bidders Ordinance ... What Is It?

It is an ordinance that sets minimal requirements for all contractors and subcontractors bidding on publicly funded projects in the political jurisdiction covered by the ordinance. The requirements are then incorporated into all bid documents (similar to other state and local regulations) so that all potential bidders will know what is expected of them.

What Are The Specific Requirements?

All Bidders Must:

  • Comply with all laws pre-requisite to doing business in Illinois.

  • Produce evidence of a federal employer tax number or social security number.

  • Produce evidence of compliance with Equal Opportunity Employer requirements.

  • Provide evidence of all specified insurance coverages.

  • Comply with all provisions of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.

  • Must be participating in a USDOL approved and registered apprenticeship program.

  • Comply with any other additional requirements a community may find beneficial.

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