Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1855    Version: 1 Name: Body Removal and Transportation Services
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/17/2021 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Compassion Funeral Service of McHenry, Illinois for Deceased Body Removal and Transportation Services for the Lake County Coroner's Office for an initial two-year period, with three additional one-year renewals, in the estimated annual amount of $120,000.
Attachments: 1. Board Resolution, 2. Bid Tab, 3. Body Removal and Transportation Services Final Bid Doc.pdf, 4. Vendor Disclosure Statement, 5. Award Information, 6. Compassion Proposal
Title
Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Compassion Funeral Service of McHenry, Illinois for Deceased Body Removal and Transportation Services for the Lake County Coroner's Office for an initial two-year period, with three additional one-year renewals, in the estimated annual amount of $120,000.

Staff Summary
* The current contract for Deceased Body Removal and Transportation Services for the Coroner's office is expiring.
* An invitation to bid was issued and extended to 6 vendors and an electronic bid were received from one vendor.
* The base bid was awarded based on the unit price of a single person removal within Lake County and unit prices were provided for additional services relevant to the contract.
* Compassion Funeral Service of McHenry, Illinois is the lowest responsible and responsive bidder in the estimated annual amount of $120,000.
* This resolution authorizes a two-year contract with Compassion Funeral Service of McHenry, Illinois with three one-year renewals for an estimated annual amount of $120,000.

Body
WHEREAS, there is a need to enter into a contract with a qualified professional who offer reliable Deceased Body Removal and Transportation Services for Lake County Coroner's office; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 33.036 Procedures, B. Public Notice of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, proposals were called for by publication for Deceased Body Removal and Transportation Services for the Lake County Coroner's Office; and

WHEREAS, an electronic bid was received from one vendor and publicly opened on November 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.; and

WHEREAS, the base bid was awarded based on the unit price of a single person removal within Lake County and unit prices were provided for additional services relevant to the contract; and
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WHEREAS, based on the criteria set forth in the bid; the staff evaluated the bid submitted and determined that the bid submitted by Compassion Funeral Service, McHenry, Illinois, in the amount of ...

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