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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC160057
Invitation for Construction Bid: University High School Tennis Court Resurfacing
Award Info Published Tuesday May 17, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: All Weather Courts, Dawson, IL
Amount: $169,560
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
An estimated start date of 6/20/2016 through 12/31/2016
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 Wednesday May 4, 2016
Addendum 01 has posted. See attached file:


First published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Project Description
Work will include filling of the existing cracks and sealing of the surface. A new playing surface will be installed by use of specialized tennis court products. The products planned for use have documented history of excellent performance and should allow for long-term playability of the courts.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 12, 2016:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790

Pre-Bid Meeting: Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 10:00 AM Local Time . This is a VOLUNTARY meeting/site visit. However, potential bidders should be aware that this is the ONLY opportunity to visit the site prior to the bid opening. If you are going to attend, email the project manager, Brian Emme, at or call him 309-438-8605 to confirm your attendance by 4:30pm on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016. Vendors will meet Brian at the John Green Food Service Building Parking lot 600 Gregory Street, Normal IL 61761.

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. 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 requests that all questions be submitted no later than 4:30pm CST on Friday, May 6, 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 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
  • CC160057add01.pdf (29 KB)
  • CC160057biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC160057drawings.pdf (130 KB)
  • CC160057specifications.pdf (106 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC160057_bid_tab.pdf (49 KB)