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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Governors State University
Bid #D1907TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: Alumni Path Walkway Lighting
Award Info Published Thursday May 23, 2019
Awarded to:
Contractor: Excel Electric, Inc, Frankfort, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $806,227
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Information regarding bid submittals and related supplier diversity goals are included within the attachment titled "D1907TMSAdditionalAwardInfo.pdf".

The buyer for this procurement is now Bettie Lewis, (708) 534-4990.
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 Monday March 25, 2019
Amendment 3 Includes revised bid pricing form and revised drawings.
Revised drawings are also attached separately for your ease of use.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 25, 2019
Amendment 2 includes questions and answers received by 3/22/19.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday March 21, 2019
Amendment #1 includes mandatory prebid meeting minutes for March 18, 2019, a typed copy of the firms present for the prebid meeting and documents mention during the prebid meeting.
First published Monday, March 11, 2019
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Governors State University (GSU) requests bids from responsible vendors to meet its needs. A brief description is set forth below, with detailed requirements in subsequent sections of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet these requirements, the University welcomes a response.

Brief Description: On the campus, GSU has a pedestrian walkway called "the Alumni Path". This project will add lighting to the walkway as drawn and defined. Technical Specifications and drawings are posted separately (for convenience of printing) but are hereby incorporated into these specifications for the project.

A mandatory prebid meeting is scheduled for March 18, 2019 at 10:00AM (local time). Vendors are to call Bettie at 708-235-7443 to register and receive directions. Potential bidders are required to attend the entire meeting, subcontractors and suppliers are welcome to attend, but are not required.

The awarded vendor must be prequalified with the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) as of the bid due date to be considered for award.

Sealed bids will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Friday, March 29, 2019:
At the following address
GSU Procurement Operations
One University Parkway
Building C Room C1329
University Park, IL 60484

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.
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • Bid security (see complete bid for details).
  • 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 a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • 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
  • D1907TMS.pdf (2 MB)
  • D1907TMSAmendment1.pdf (430 KB)
  • D1907TMSAmendment2.pdf (62 KB)
  • D1907TMSAmendment3.pdf (918 KB)
  • D1907TMSdrawings.pdf (4 MB)
  • D1907TMSrevisedDrawings.pdf (777 KB)
  • D1907TMSTechSpecs.pdf (811 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • D1907TMSAdditionalAwardInfo.pdf (48 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • D1907TMSBidTallySheet.pdf (37 KB)