(1) The DeKalb Park District hereby issues a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Bond Counsel to provide legal advice and representation and consult with the District’s Board of Commissioners, Executive Director, and appointed Department Heads regarding financing matters affecting the District. Other duties include the bond issuance process from start to finish, preparation of essential documents such as BINA, authorizing, abatement, and bond ordinances, along with developing and reviewing agenda language for meetings. The chosen firm will also oversee the development of closing documents, manage filings with the county, and handle transcript development and assist the District with managing post-issuance compliance. The initial term of the agreement will be for three (3) years with an option to extend the agreement for an additional two (2) years.

RFP documents are currently available electronically and may be requested by emailing John Shea, Executive Director at  Interested firms should promptly indicate their intent to submit a proposal by sending an email to the above-listed contact. RFP submissions will be accepted until 12:00 pm on Wednesday April 10, 2024. Submissions should be delivered to the DeKalb Park District Administrative Offices, attention John Shea, Executive Director, located at 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 60115. Any respondent who does not submit their proposals by this time will not be considered.