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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC190016A
Invitation for Construction Bid: Evergreen Hall Interior Painting
Award Info Published Monday June 3, 2019
Awarded to:
Contractor: RW Vandegraft Painting & Decorating, Inc., Hudson, IL
Amount: $229,420
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
An estimated start date of 6/15/2019 through 7/27/2019
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2

See file: CC190016A_bid_results for BEP utilization report.

No funds appropriated by the General Assembly will be used for this project.
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 March 27, 2019

Addendum #1 has posted. See attached files:


First published Friday, March 15, 2019
Project Description
Patch, prep, and paint Evergreen Hall interior as indicated on the drawing paint schedule using method A (single coat) or method B (two coats).
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday, April 9, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790


March 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM local time at:

Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at College Place
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790

Interested Prime bidders 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.

PARTICIPATION IN A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR APPROVED AND REGISTERED 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.

This bulletin is the only official source of documents for this bid. Clarifications or modifications to drawings or specifications 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 April 02, 2019�to Corey W. Leslie at

A list of potential BEP Certified contractors has been posted as file:


*This list represents Illinois State University's earnest effort to identify commodity codes that may be involved with this solicitation, and provide contact information for BEP Certified vendors that self-identify as providing those commodity codes. �It is attached here for the convenience of interested vendors, not as an official or comprehensive list of BEP Certified vendors that are capable of meeting the solicitation requirements. For current and official BEP resources go to:

Subcontractors must meet the same requirements as prime contractors to do business with Illinois State University.

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
  • CC190016A_add01.pdf (123 KB)
  • CC190016A_bid_documents.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC190016A_drawings.pdf (8 MB)
  • CC190016A_specifications.pdf (596 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC190016A_BEP_List.xlsx (24 KB)
  • CC190016A_prebid_attendance.pdf (34 KB)
  • CC190016A_State_Requirements_Reminder.pdf (533 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC190016A_bid_results.pdf (94 KB)