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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC10529
Invitation for Construction Bid: Tuckpointing Cook, Hovey, and Edwards Halls
Award InfoPublished Monday September 16, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Otto Baum Company, Inc, Morton, IL
Amount: $41,945
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
An estimated start date of 9/19/2013 through 12/1/2013
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
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 Thursday August 22, 2013
Addendum #2 has posted. See the attached files:




This notice has been modified
Published Thursday July 25, 2013
The pre-bid meeting and bid opening dates have been pushed back to allow Grounds time to clear ivy from the buildings.

The mandatory pre-bid meeting is now August 13, 2013 at 10:00am local time.

The bid opening is now August 30, 2013 at 2:00pm local time.

Addendum #1 has posted. See attached file.


First published Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Project Description
Clean and repair mortar at Cook, Hovey, and Edwards Halls in accordance with the specifications and drawings.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, August 30, 2013:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting:

August 13 at 10:00 AM Local Time at ISU Purchasing Office, Uptown Crossing, 100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. THIS IS A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING. If you are planning to submit a prime bid for this project, you must attend this meeting and your company's name must appear on the official attendance log. This log will be used in the bid opening process, and if your company's name does not appear on the log, your bid will not be opened.

REGISTRATION IN A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR APPROVED APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING PROGRAM IS REQUIRED ON PUBLIC WORKS BY PROCUREMENT CODE (30 ILCS 500/30-22). Illinois State University requests that you submit a Certificate of Registration in an approved Apprenticeship and Training Program issued by the Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, with your bid.

For additional information, contact:
Corey Leslie
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-7611
FAX: (309) 438-5555
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
All responses must include:
  • Submit 1 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 no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • CC10529add02.pdf (106 KB)
  • CC10529biddocuments.pdf (6 MB)
  • CC10529bidformupdated.pdf (20 KB)
  • CC10529drawings.pdf (5 MB)
  • CC10529drawingsupdated.pdf (3 MB)
  • CC10529specifications.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC10529prebidattendance.pdf (733 KB)