Agency: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
State: Illinois
Level of Government: State & Local
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Opps ID: NBD14117866344861310
Posted Date: Jan 9, 2019
Due Date: Feb 8, 2019
Solicitation No: 19-RFP-02
Source: Members Only
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19-RFP-02 PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS AND RELATED SERVICES FROM JULY 1, 2019, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM ¡í General Information ¡í Invitation to Bid*
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Pre-Employment Background Checks and Related Services
From July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“District”) requests proposals from any
prospective Proposer for the above captioned subject which is described in document 19-RFP-02.
PROPOSALS ARE DUE: Friday, February 8, 2019
Sealed proposals will be received until Friday, February 8, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. CDT, at the bid depository safe
located in the lobby of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Administration Building, 100 East Erie
Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. No proposals will be accepted after 11:00 A.M. on the above-scheduled due
All proposals faxed, or electronically submitted, to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater
Chicago will be deemed non-responsive, rejected, and returned to the Proposer. Proposals transmitted by U.S.
mail or other delivery will be considered only when said proposals are in the bid depository safe at the time
fixed for receiving said proposals. The District does not guarantee that proposals received by mail or other
delivery will be deposited in the bid depository safe in time for the scheduled due date and time.
Return Request for Proposal submission to:
Sealed Bid Depository, MOB Lobby
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
100 E. Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Proposal For: Contract 19-RFP-02
The District is seeking a vendor to provide pre-employment background checks and related services for all of
the District’s positions. A complete description of the required services is provided in the proposal document,
Section II, Scope of Work. The contract for these services will be for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30,
The Cost Estimate of this Contract is $40,000.00. No bid deposit is required.
Copies of the Request for Proposal are only available online from the District’s website at
(Quick LinksContracts and ProposalsFor Contracts Being Currently Advertised). No fee is required for the
Request for Proposal documents. Any questions regarding the downloading of Request for Proposal documents
should be directed to (312) 751-6643.
A total of five (5) copies of the Request for Proposal must be submitted, one (1) original signature set and four
(4) copies. The original signature set of the Cost Proposal documentation shall be submitted in a separate sealed
envelope. Do not include the Cost Proposal in the five (5) copies. All Proposers must include one (1) CD-ROM
or flash drive containing the proposal response including all appendices with the exception of Appendix A: Cost
Proposal, which must be excluded from all files submitted. All files saved on the electronic storage media must
be in PDF format, must not contain viruses or programmed instructions from the Proposer and must not be
password protected. If password protected, the password must be provided with the submittal. The original
hardcopy proposals will be reviewed as the official submittal from the Proposer. The electronic files will be
used for archiving purposes only. Proposals received in a format different from that described in this Request for
Proposal will not be accepted.
All Proposers shall conform to all the terms and conditions of this Request for Proposal, as stated in this
document. Failure to conform to the terms and conditions of the Request for Proposal will render the proposal
non-responsive and ineligible for further consideration. A successful Proposer will be required to comply with
all applicable Federal and State of Illinois Equal Opportunity Regulations as required.
The District assumes no responsibility for documents sent through the mail. Further, the District assumes no
liability or responsibility for the failure or inability of any Proposer to successfully download any and all
contract documents, including but not limited to specifications, proposal forms and/or plans, as a result of any
type of technological computer and/or software system failure or breakdown that restricts, prohibits or prevents
successful downloading of any and all District contract documents by the Proposer, whether caused by the
District or other parties, directly or indirectly.
Any potential bidder with questions regarding the meaning of any part of the specifications or other bidding
documents should submit such inquiries online at the District’s website,, under the “Contracts
and Proposals” section of the website. The District will provide an online response to such inquiries, as the
District deems appropriate. Strings of appropriate questions and answers regarding the bidding documents will
be available online on the District’s website until the bid opening date of the bidding documents. No questions
will be accepted by telephone, fax, email, mail, or any other such form of delivery.
The District does not guarantee the timeliness of responses provided online, nor does the District guarantee that
such responses will be provided in adequate time to affect the submission of bids. The District shall provide
responses online ONLY if the responses do not interpret or otherwise change the bidding documents.
The District’s responses online are NOT official responses and, therefore, are not binding to the bidding
documents. Any official interpretation or change to the bidding documents will be made only by addendum
duly issued to all plan holders on record by the Director of Procurement and Materials Management.
The District will only respond to questions received online up to ONE WEEK prior to the bid opening date of
the bidding documents. The District will not respond to questions received after this date.
The contact person for the request for proposal is James E. Fisher, Human Resources Manager. This contact
person will provide online responses to online inquiries.
The District reserves the right to accept any Request for Proposal or any parts thereof or to reject any and all
Request for Proposals.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Darlene A. LoCascio
Director of Procurement & Materials Management
Date of Advertisement: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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