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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Governors State University
Bid #D1803TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: Cooling Tower Pump Replacements
Award Info Published Monday December 11, 2017
Awarded to:
Contractor: McCauley Mechanical Construction Inc., Bridgeview, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $101,413
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
Two bids were disqualified due to procurement paperwork deficiencies which could not be cured after the bid opening.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.
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 Wednesday November 29, 2017
Prior document had incorrect date of prebid meeting. This is corrected, the meeting was held 11/15/2017.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday November 20, 2017
Two amendments are now attached for download. The first amendment is a question asked before the deadline and the second amendment includes the minutes of the pre-bid meeting.
First published Thursday, November 9, 2017
Project Description
GSU is requesting bids to replace the existing Taco (brand) Cooling Tower Pumps with Bell & Gossett pumps (brand name only, no substitutions will be accepted).

The contractor is responsible for the engineering work to guarantee the Bell & Gossett selection will provide more than enough capacity to maintain the pressure differential required for the chiller it serves. Calculations and selections of pumps shall be completed by a licensed professional engineer with an area of expertise in Mechanical (HVAC). The submittal must be stamped and signed by the licensed engineer.

Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2017:
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
There will be a mandatory (required) pre-bid meeting and walk through which will include a tour. Any potential respondent is required to participate in the meeting and tour. Others (subcontractors or suppliers) are also welcome, but not required. To register and receive directions, call Bettie at 708-235-7443.

For additional information, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
  • 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.
  • There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • D1803TMS.pdf (2 MB)
  • D1803TMSAmendment1.pdf (274 KB)
  • D1803TMSAmendment2.pdf (313 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • RevisedPrebidSignIn.pdf (55 KB)
  • Sign-inPrebidAttendance.pdf (74 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidTallyformD1803TMS.pdf (12 KB)