Capital Improvement Projects

For capital improvement projects (projects sponsored and paid for by the Village of Carpentersville), the Engineering Department:

  • Develops the scope of work
  • Prepares requests for and evaluates design proposals
  • Recommends design firms to the Village Board
  • Provides design guidance; approves the final design
  • Advertises for and evaluates construction bids; accepts proposals for construction observation services
  • Recommends award of the construction contracts and construction observation service agreements to the Village Board
  • Oversees the construction
  • Evaluates the finished project during the warranty period
  • Develops warranty deficiency lists; evaluates warranty work by the contractor
  • Recommends final acceptance of the project to the Village Board