Bids and RFP information

Throughout the year, the Forest Preserve District of Will County undertakes many challenging projects. Being a government agency, the Forest Preserve puts a call out for bids on such things such as construction projects, equipment, and professional services.

Any active bid or RFP (Request for Professional Services) is listed below with the project title, a brief description, a due date, and a link to register for the project and download the full project file. Participants must register in full in order to be eligible to receive addenda and submit for the bid or proposal.

The District also offers email alerts to ensure prospective bidders never miss out on an opportunity to bid on a project. 

Once you sign up, be sure to click on the confirmation link that will be emailed to you.

Any open bids or RFPs currently available will be listed below.

Kayak Concessionaire at Whalon Lake

Post Date: November 21, 2022

Application Deadline: January 03, 2023

This project consists of kayak concessionaire service at Whalon Lake in Naperville, Illinois.

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2023 Des Plaines River Valley and Rock Run Preserves Ecological Management

Post Date: November 18, 2022

Application Deadline: December 16, 2022

This project generally includes treating invasive species and performing controlled burns.

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Ecological Management 2023 – Braidwood Sands Area Nature Preserves

Post Date: November 28, 2022

Application Deadline: December 16, 2022

This project generally includes treating invasive plant species at several preserves.

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Ecological Management 2023 - McKinley Woods and Hickory Creek Area Preserves

Post Date: December 02, 2022

Application Deadline: December 20, 2022

This project generally includes treating invasive plant species and conducting controlled burns at several preserves.

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Sanitary Sewer Installation at Hidden Lakes Concession Facility and Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Post Date: December 02, 2022

Application Deadline: December 19, 2022

This project generally includes the installation of sanitary sewer connections for both the new Bait Shop at the Hidden Lakes Concession Facility, as well as the Hidden Oaks Nature Center.

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Bridge Improvements on the Wauponsee Glacial Trail

Post Date: December 02, 2022

Application Deadline: December 19, 2022

This project generally includes upgrade and repair to the existing bridge #14’s concrete box culvert structure located on the Wauponsee Glacial Trail in Wilmington, Illinois.

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Mission

The Forest Preserve District protects and enhances Will County’s natural and cultural resources for the benefit of current and future generations.

Motto

Bringing People and Nature Together

Guiding principles

  • Staying true to our purpose.
  • Being good stewards.
  • Connecting people and nature.
  • Focusing on wellness.
  • Working with others.
  • Promoting sustainability.