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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC12220
Invitation for Construction Bid: Watterson South Interior Painting
Award Info Published Monday April 24, 2017
Awarded to:
Contractor: Oosterbaan & Sons Co., Posen, IL
Amount: $327,929
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
An estimated start date of 5/22/2017 through 7/13/2017
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 Wednesday April 12, 2017
The prebid attendance log has been posted as file "CC12220prebidattendance"
First published Friday, March 17, 2017
Project Description
Furnish materials, equipment and labor to paint student rooms, bathrooms, door frames, and suite doors and corridors in Watterson Towers South Tower.
Painting (general)
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting:

April 4, 2017 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.

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 Tuesday, April 11, 2017 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 - Constance Ratliff
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.

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
  • CC12220biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC12220PaintSchedule.pdf (110 KB)
  • CC12220_drawings.pdf (6 MB)
  • CC12220_specifications.pdf (434 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC12220prebidattendance.pdf (108 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC12220_bid_tab.pdf (37 KB)