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Eastern Illinois University
Bid #BN013556
Invitation for Construction Bid: Fine Arts, New Chiller
Change Order
Published Friday April 18, 2014
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc d/b/a Bodine Electric of Decatur
Change Order Amount: $0

The contractor had completed installation of the new chiller however, startup of the new chiller was not able to be completed before winter weather had set in and the original contract expiration date. The University will utilize a construction small purchase less than $76,600 to complete the remaining startup work.
This change order corrects and replaces the change order posted below on March 28, 2014.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Friday March 28, 2014
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc d/b/a Bodine Electric of Decatur
Change Order Amount: $0

The University will not be processing the previous Change Order. The previous Change Order is hereby cancelled.
This change order corrects and replaces the change order posted below on March 24, 2014.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Monday March 24, 2014
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc d/b/a Bodine Electric of Decatur
Change Order Amount: $0

Extend contract completion date to 6/30/14. The start-up of the new chiller was not able to be completed before cold weather set in.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Wednesday March 12, 2014
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing and Heating Company
Change Order Amount: $5,624.26

Provide two addtional strobes and signs for the chiller refrigerant alarm systems. This is a safety requirement to have alarms and signs at each entrance to the mechanical room. Extend contract completion date to 6/30/14. The start-up of the new chiller was not able to be completed before cold weather set in.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Friday September 13, 2013
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing and Heating Company
Change Order Amount: $10,000

Remove existing 6" T's and add 10" T's. Move existing 10" line South 15'.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Wednesday September 11, 2013
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc d/b/a Bodine Electric of Decatur
Change Order Amount: $880

Provide 120 volt circuit to the new transformer temperature control unit.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Tuesday April 23, 2013
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing and Heating Company
Change Order Amount: $5,934.20
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Monday March 4, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing and Heating Company, Savoy, IL
Amount: An estimated $656,530
Division of Work: Mechanical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:
An estimated start date of 5/1/2013 through 12/31/2013
Renewals:
None
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc d/b/a Bodine Electric of Decatur, Decatur, IL
Amount: An estimated $219,525
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:
An estimated start date of 5/1/2013 through 12/31/2013
Renewals:
None
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6
Comments:
Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:

Mechanical: A & R Mechanical Contractors, Inc., $668,800, EL Pruitt Co., $727,700 and Industrial Mechanical, Inc., $783,640.

Electrical: Anderson Electric, Inc., $222,300, Commercial Electric, Inc., $255,776 and Glesco Electric, Inc., $354,299.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 5, 2013
Addendum one includes meeting notes and clarifications.
First published Thursday, January 24, 2013
Project Description
Separate contracts shall be awarded for mechanical and electrical work associated with the project. The Mechanical Contractor shall act as the coordinating Contractor and include within the Mechanical Bid all work required by the Contract Documents that is not included in Division 26. A summary of the scope of work is as follows:

1. Replace and existing steam absorption chiller with a larger capacity new centrifugal chiller.
2. Replace existing cooling tower.
3. Provide new redundant pumps.
4. Provide new medium-voltage switch, transformer, and low-voltage distribution to support new centrifugal chiller load.
5. Modify existing MCC, replace VFD’s, and provide electrical connection to the new cooling tower.
6. Modify existing MCC, provide VFD’s, and electrical connection to the new redundant pumps.
7. Modification of existing cooling tower steel supports for new cooling tower. The new cooling tower is to weigh less than or equal to the existing cooling tower.

A “pre-bid” conference will be scheduled at the Martinsville Room of Martin Luther King, Jr. University Hall at 10:00 a.m., January 31, 2013.
Mechanical Contractor
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 14, 2013:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Electrical Contractor
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 14, 2013:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

For additional information, contact:
Danielle Green
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-5599
FAX: (217) 581-6015
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BN013556.pdf (89 KB)
  • BN013556Amendment1.pdf (345 KB)