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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC12081
Invitation for Construction Bid: Watterson North Tower Interior Painting
Award Info Published Monday May 16, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: Oosterbaan & Sons, Co., Posen, IL
Amount: $247,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
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.
First published Friday, April 15, 2016
Project Description
Furnish materials, equipment, and labor to paint student rooms, bathrooms, door frames, and suite doors and corridors in Watterson Towers, north tower in accordance with the attached drawings and specifications.
General (painting)
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 3, 2016:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
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.

There is a voluntary prebid meeting and site visit scheduled for Tuesday, April 26th 2016 at 10:00am. Prospective bidders are advised that this is the only access they will have to familiarize themselves with the existing conditions prior to the bid deadline.

The University is committed to transparent, competitive bidding and welcomes requests for information and questions concerning this bid. All answers will be posted via addendum. To give questions appropriate consideration and to give bidders time to respond to the resulting clarifications, the University requests that all questions be submitted no later than 4:30pm CST on Thursday, April 28, 2016 to Corey W. Leslie at The University cannot guarantee a response to questions received after this time.

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) 438-1945
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 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
  • CC12081biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC12081drawings.pdf (2 MB)
  • CC12081PaintSchedule.pdf (357 KB)
  • CC12081specifications.pdf (446 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BEP_Plan_14_1.pdf (161 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC12081_Bid_Tab.pdf (45 KB)