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Peoria Park District has several vendor and contractor opportunities available throughout the District.  It is the focus of Peoria Park District staff and board to ensure that those we serve and those we work with look like the residents of our community.  As such, it is a priority of the District to encourage maximum participation of minorities and women on Park District contracts, bids and vendor opportunities, regardless of the size of the contract, bid or vendor opportunity.  District staff and trustees are committed to working together to improve current participation rates at all levels.

Please note if you’re interested in any construction project that is currently out to bid or the results of a sealed bid, please visit our Planning, Design, and Construction website.

Peoria Park District hosts many festivals, concerts, and special events at the Peoria RiverFront, as well as many youth leagues and exercise activities throughout the parks located in the District. Food vendors must complete a food vendor application.

The Planning Division of the Peoria Park District provides (1) inventory and analysis of existing park facilities, (2)construction project design and management, (3) conceptualization, design development, and cost estimation, (4) graphics and maps in support of grant applications and Board directives, (5) support service to other facilities and departments throughout the District, (6) archival service of past construction specifications and drawings, (7) product, equipment, and material information, research, and specification, (8) facility and property masterplanning, and (9) coordination with other local government planning agencies.

The Pleasure Driveway and Park District of Peoria, Illinois utilizes a vendor list of firms or individuals who express interest in being notified of particular types of services, equipment, supplies, or materials which the District seeks to purchase.

The inclusion of a firm or individual on the list shall not constitute any pre-qualification for bidding or release in any fashion on the firm or individual from meeting any and all requirements set out in a particular bid, contract, quotation, or proposal. This list is solely for the purpose of supplementing the advertisement or notification requirements otherwise used, in order to avoid even the appearance of favoritism or lack of fair competition in the District’s purchases.

The categories presently in use include  (1) Supplies (including groundskeeping, janitorial, sporting goods, golf, pool, etc.) and (2) Equipment (including autos, machinery, etc.)

The Peoria Park District is an AA/EEO organization and encourages participation by minority-owned firms, women-owned firms, veteran-owned firms and firms owned by people with disabilities.

Pursuant to PA 100-1177 and 820 ILCS 130/5.1, the Illinois Department of Labor is charged with developing and maintaining an online portal for prevailing wage construction contractors to file their certified payrolls with the department.

In accordance with Illinois Public Act 102-0265 (35 ILCS 200/18-50.2), the Park District is required to make a good faith effort to collect and publish certain demographic information provided by our vendors and subcontractors. This collected data includes whether the vendor is a minority-, women-, or veteran-owned business and if they qualify as a small business under federal Small Business Administration (SBA) standards. The report may be viewed by clicking the link below:

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