District Virtual Contractor Workshops This Week

District Virtual Contractor Workshops This Week
Posted on 12/07/2020

Waukegan Community Unit School District # 60, in conjunction with architect Wold Architects and Engineers, will host two special virtual workshops this week aimed at educating local contractors on the process of working with school districts and other public agencies.

The free virtual open houses and question and answer sessions will be held for all construction and mechanical contractors in the Waukegan and Lake County area. The workshops will be hosted December 8 at 10 a.m., and  December 9 at 3 p.m. Both meetings will be conducted virtually using Zoom. Links to join both meetings can be found below:

December 8 Meeting 

December 9 Meeting

Topics to be discussed will include: 

- Working in the public sector: Requirements for qualifications and bonding 

- Getting a start with smaller projects/ finding out about projects? 

- Public advertisements and web postings and Public Plan Rooms 

- Getting the drawings from the Architect/Engineer 

- Questions during bidding

- Bid Security and prevailing wage 

- The Bid Form Requirements, certifications required by Illinois law, and bid security

- General Conditions - A201 Insurance and Bonding requirements 

- Contracts with school districts 

- Getting paid: application for payment 

- Developing good public references and referrals 

- Community involvement 

- Connecting with other local and general subcontractors

Anyone with questions may contact LeBaron Moten at lmoten@wps60.org

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