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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC150064
Invitation for Construction Bid: Illinois State University Facade Repairs
Change Order
Published Thursday April 12, 2018
Contractor: Otto Baum Company, Inc.
Change Order Amount: -$145,770

The new contract total is $57,185
The new estimated contract end date is 6/30/2018
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday October 18, 2017
Awarded to:
Contractor: Otto Baum Company, Inc., Morton, IL
Amount: $202,955
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
An estimated start date of 11/1/2017 through 12/31/2018
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
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 September 21, 2017
Addendum #1 has posted. See attached files:




First published Monday, August 28, 2017
Project Description
Provide all labor, materials, equipment, supervision, and consumables required to repair masonry fa´┐Żade as indicated by the project documents.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 26, 2017:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting:

12 September 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.

PORTIONS OF THIS WORK TAKE PLACE ON K-12 SCHOOL PROPERTY. To enter a contract with Illinois State University, your firm must agree to the University Background Check Terms, including fingerprint background checks for employees who will be on K-12 property. See attached file "CC150064_background_check" to preview these terms. Employees must display a university-issued ID whenever they are on lab school property.

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 requires that all questions be submitted no later than 4:30pm CST on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 to Corey W. Leslie at

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) 438-1946
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
  • CC150064_add01.pdf (176 KB)
  • CC150064_bid_documents.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC150064_drawings.pdf (8 MB)
  • CC150064_slate_attachment_add01.pdf (719 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC150064_Background_Check.pdf (356 KB)
  • CC150064_OttoBaum_COJ-01.pdf (57 KB)
  • CC150064_prebid_attendance.pdf (73 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC150064_bid_tab.pdf (25 KB)