The Village of Oak Lawn Water Division has contracted M.E. Simpson to perform necessary and preventative maintenance of the distribution system to ensure proper operation.

Accumulated sediment in the water main and fire hydrants will be flushed during normal business hours

Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Beginning September 25th through September 26th 2017

While flushing is underway short temporary periods of low pressure and discolored water can be expected, but DOES NOT present a health hazard.

To restore clarity to your tap water use a faucet with the aerator removed, or use a laundry sink faucet without an aerator, and flow the cold water until it clears.

M.E. Simpson will give notification by placing signs in the parkways of the areas they are working in. Questions call Water Department 708-499-7747

                     Locations of system maintenance are:

                     95th Street to 99th Street, Nashville to Harlem.

                     Please refrain from doing Laundry during these times if Possible


Any questions regarding this Flush Program may be directed to the Water Division at 708-499-7747.

Bid and RFP

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2017 Concrete Repairs Program

  • Department:_Default, Executive, Buisness Development , Public Works, Community Development, ETSB, Family Services, Finance, Fire, HR, Police, Senior Center, IT, Eco Devo, Oak Lawn Community Partnership, Special Events
  • RFP Number:2017 Concrete Repairs Program
  • Start Date:03/01/2017
  • Close Date:03/09/2017


Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois

Notice is hereby given by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois, that sealed bid proposals will be received for the following project:

2017 Concrete Repairs Program

The proposed improvement shall consist of the removal and replacement of curb and gutter and driveways, as well as all other necessary related work.

Sealed bid proposals will be received up to the hour of 10:00 O’clock A.M. on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, in the office of the Village Clerk, located in the Municipal Center at 9446 South Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453. All sealed bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:15 A.M. on the same day in the Municipal Safety Center Auditorium located on the second floor of the Municipal Center.

The Bid Proposal and Specifications for the project are on file with the Director of Public Works located on the 2nd Floor of the Oak Lawn Public Works; Street Garage located at 5532 West 98th Street, Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453 and will be available for purchase beginning on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017.

Bid proposals and specifications will be available to qualified contractors beginning Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at the Oak Lawn Building Department located in the lower level of the Municipal Center at 9446 South Raymond Avenue; upon payment of a non-refundable charge of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per set of bidding documents consisting of the Specifications and Bid Proposal.  Bid proposal must be submitted on the forms provided.  No bidding documents will be issued after 4:30 O’clock P.M. on Thursday, March 9th, 2017.

All bid proposals offered must be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier's check, or certified check in an amount which shall not be less than Ten Percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid as a guarantee that if the bid proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into and the performance of the contract properly secured. The bid bonds or checks shall be made payable to the order of the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Oak Lawn. No bid proposal shall be considered unless accompanied by such bid bond or check.

A performance bond and payment bond, each in the amount of One Hundred Percent (100%) of the contract price and with a corporate surety approved by the Village of Oak Lawn, will be required from the successful bidder to guarantee the full performance of the contract.

The Contractor will be required to pay no less than the prevailing wage rates on this project as established by the U.S Department of Labor and must comply with the equal opportunity provisions set forth in the contract documents. The Contractor shall also comply with all Federal, State, and Local regulations. The Village reserves the right to determine the lowest responsible bidder, to waive irregularities, and to reject any or all bid proposals.



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