Plainfield Park District  •  23729 W. Ottawa St.  •  Plainfield, IL 60544  •  (815) 436-8812  •

Projects for Bid

The Plainfield Park District is accepting bids for the following:
(2) New 2016/17 (15) Passenger Buses. | Click here for bid information

Sealed proposals will be received until March 30, 2017 10:00 AM by mail or delivered by hand to Plainfield Park District Administration Office, 23729 W. Ottawa Street, Plainfield, IL 60544.

Immediately thereafter, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 23729 W. Ottawa Street, Plainfield, Illinois. Each bid must be placed in an opaque sealed envelope and clearly marked ‘Plainfield Park District, 2016/2017 (15) Passenger Bus. Bids submitted after the closing time will be rejected and returned unopened. No responsibility shall be attached to any person for premature opening of a bid not properly identified. No oral proposals or modifications will be considered.


Those desiring to bid may obtain bidding information during normal business hours of 9 A.M to 5 P.M from Jennifer Rooks-Lopez at the Plainfield Park District, 23729 W. Ottawa Street, Plainfield, IL 60544, Phone: (815) 254-6180 beginning March 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Project manuals are available at no charge through our website at or email upon request at:

The Plainfield Park District (“Owner” or “Park District”) reserves the right to waive all technicalities, to accept or reject any or all bids, to accept only portions of a bid and reject the remainder.


Concession For Ottawa Street Pool | Click here for details

The Plainfield Park District (District) is requesting interested Vendors to submit proposals for the operation of concession services (Vendor) at our Ottawa Street Pool location for 2017 with an optional renewal for 2018. Concession services at designated special events will be provided by the Vendor selected. 

Interested parties must provide the information requested on pages 6 – 8 of this Request for Proposal (RFP) and should attach additional supporting information if necessary.

The District reserves the right to cancel this request for concessions services at any time, to elect not to award the work listed, to reject any or all of the responses, to waive any informality or irregularity in any response received, and is the sole judge of the merits of the respective response received. The District intends to award the services in this RFP to one Vendor.

All proposals must be submitted to Plainfield Park District, 23729 W. Ottawa Street, Plainfield, IL 60544, no later than 1pm, Thursday, April 21, 2017.  It is the intent of the District to have an agreement with the successful applicant by May 19, 2017. It is expected that concession service will begin no later than 5 business days after a successful agreement.

Optional Pre-Proposal Meeting
There will be an optional pre-proposal meeting for all prospective Vendors.  This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18 at 11am at the Recreation and Administration Center, 23729 W. Ottawa St., Plainfield, IL 60544. We will allow for visiting the designated concession area during this meeting.

All proposals submitted must be guaranteed for not less than 30 days.

The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids submitted without disclosure of reason; waive any irregularity, formality or technicality in any proposal; accept only portions of a proposal and reject the remainder; and accept the bid which is considered in the best interest of the District. Such decisions are final and not subject to recourse.


Prevailing Wage Ordinance

Prevailing Wage Ordinance | Adopted June 2016


Bid results:

2016 Boyscout Park Path Replacement

2016 Clow Stephens Path Replacement

2016 Lakewood on Caton Park Renovation

2016 Grand Prairie Tot Lot Park Improvements

2016 Walkers Grove Tot Park Improvements

Feb 2016: Contract Mowing Services

July 2015: Asphalt Repairs

Fall Burns

Tree Replacements

Aug. 2015: Asphalt Repairs

Aug. 2015: Electric Park Concrete


Project Contracts:

Printing 2016 Fall Holiday Brochure and 2017 Program Brochure Series

2015 Four Seasons Park Path Improvements

2015 Mayfair Park

2015 Olde Renwick-Wisper Glen

2015 Bid 1023 - Various Asphalt Repairs & Replacements

2015 Bid 1024 - Electric Park Concrete Path Installation



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