Government Contract | Illinois

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002203945


Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 06/09/2020

Close Date: 06/19/2020

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Will County, Illinois

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/12/2020 09:00 AM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. License Agreement and Required DocumentationFollowing the Board of Commissioners award of Farm Licenses, written notification shall be sent to eachprospective Licensee. Notification shall include a cover letter and a draft of the Farm License Agreement(Exhibit A). The cover letter shall indicate the awarded License Area, acreage, price per acre, annualpayment schedule and required documentation. The prospective Farm Licensee shall be invited to theForest Preserve District of Will County (Forest Preserve) office to submit all required documentation,License fee, and sign the Farm License Agreement.The prospective Farm Licensee must provide the following: 2021 Farm License Fee A copy of a valid State of Illinois Department of Agriculture, Pesticide ID Card for each individualapplying herbicide/pesticide in the License Area, including contractors A copy of Dicamba Application Training Certificate (if applicable) Signed Exhibits (if applicable) A list of all persons working in the Farm License AreaThe Prospective Farm Licensee shall sign the Farm License Agreement and provide the abovedocumentation by August 28, 2020. If the required documentation, signed Farm License Agreement andFarm License Fee is not received by August 28, 2020, the prospective farm licensee will forfeit the BidSecurity (Cashiers Check). The farm license will then be awarded to the second highest qualified bidder,and the bidder will be prohibited from bids within the Districts 2021 Farm License Program.The Farm License shall be for a 3 year agreed term, subject to annual approval and extension by theBoard of Commissioners.The Prospective Farm Licensee shall provide a Certificate of Insurance for no less than $1,000,000.00(one million dollars) in general liability insurance. Certificate or Policy shall state Forest Preserve Districtof Will County, Board of Commissioners, all employees and agents as additional insured. Proof ofinsurance shall be received no later than January 1, 2021 and renewals on an annual basis by January1st of each calendar year, unless the policy is continuous. If the Prospective Farm Licensee has acontinuous (revolving) policy, documentation of the continuous policy shall be provided to the ForestPreserve. If at any time during the term of the license the Licensees insurance is cancelled, theLicensee is required to notify the Forest Preserve within 10 days of cancellation with officialdocumentation from their insurance company.2. Farm License FeesLicense fees shall be paid no later than August 28, 2020 (bid deposit will be applied to payment) for the2021 production year upon execution of License. Annual license fees shall be paid no later thanSeptember 30, for the following production years of the license. This license area has an acreagereduction in 2022. License fee for 2022 will be based on reduced acreage.Payments shall be sent to the Forest Preserve District of Will County, 17540 West Laraway Road, Joliet,Illinois 60433, Attention: Michelle Blackburn, Agriculture Specialist. Failure to make timely payments shallimpact the Licensees good standing with the Forest Preserve and may result in termination of the FarmLicense agreement. Questions regarding payment should be directed to the Forest PreservesAgriculture Specialist.

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Product Code: 96103

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Will County Forest Preserve District

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 17540 West Laraway Road, Joliet, Illinois, 60433



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