For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   RESPONSIBLE BIDDER. The term RESPONSIBLE BIDDER for public works contracts means a bidder who meets all of the applicable criteria, and submits evidence of such compliance:
   (1)   All applicable laws prerequisite to doing business in Illinois;
   (2)   Evidence of compliance with:
      (a)   Federal employer tax identification number or social security number (for individuals);
      (b)   Provisions of Section 2000(e) of Chapter 21, Title 42 of the United States Code and Federal Executive Order No. 11246 as amended by Executive Order No. 11375 (known as the Equal Opportunity Employer provisions).
   (3)   Certificates of insurance indicating the following coverages: general liability, worker's compensation, completed operations, automobile, hazardous, product liability and professional liability.
   (4)   Compliance with all provisions of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, including wages, medical and hospitalization insurance and retirement for those trades as covered in the "act".
   (5)   Submits to the city a statement of bidders qualifications containing the information requested by said statement which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.
   (6)   Participation in apprenticeship and training programs approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, or employment of a work staff with comparable training and/or work experience to insure a qualified work force.
(Ord. 3178, passed 9-14-98; Am. Ord. 3552, passed 8-27-07)