The Division of Transportation follows the current Resolution for Authorizing a Consultant Selection Policy for the Division of Transportation. In addition, the following statement is in place by IDOT for qualification based selection for Consultant Engineering Services. According to the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/0.01 et seq., and 23 U.S.C. Chapter 1, Subchapter I, Paragraph 112(b)(2), local governments must negotiate and enter into Contracts for Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications for the type of Services required and at fair and reasonable compensation. Awarding a Contract to the lowest bidder through competitive bidding is not allowed. Chapter 5, § 5.07 of the Bureau of Local Roads & Streets manual details the qualification based selection process.
(Ord. O-200003-12-022, passed 3-23-2000; Ord. O-200404-06-048, passed 4-20-2004; Ord. O-200611-09-107, passed 11-21-2006; Ord. O-201408-06-27, passed 8-5-2014; Ord. O-201601-06-001, passed 1-5-2016, § 14-101)