ISU only received 1 Bid Response and it was over the anticipated budget for the project. Project will be re-bid in the future.
Addendum #3 has been posted. This will be the final addendum. Please see attached file:
Addendum #2 has been posted. Please see attached files:
The attendance log for the mandatory pre-bid meeting and mandatory site visit has been posted. Please see attached file:
Addendum 1 has been posted. Please see attached file:
Zoom links for Pre-Bid Meeting and Bid Opening included.
Provide all labor, material, equipment, and services necessary to remove existing topping, insulation, drains and waterproofing to expose structural slab for the DeGarmo Plaza on the campus of Illinois State University. Protect occupied space below from water infiltration during work. Perform limited structural repairs and install new waterproofing, area drains, insulation and selected new hardscape surfaces. Repair or replace handrails, lighting, accessibility ramps and other misc. work indicated in the Contract Documents. Perform additional work including but not limited to re-coating or cladding of perimeter walls and exposure of and re-waterproofing of the exterior face of the plaza north and south foundation walls. Work will be completed in two phases.
At the following addressPurchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-0000
In response to COVID-19, until further notice, ISU is enabling electronic submission of submittals (e-bidding). New electronic submittal regulations and instructions are noted below. We will also be opening this solicitation to accept physical paper submissions from vendors with pending IPG number, or no IPG number.
ISU will continue to maintain and follow all Illinois Procurement Code Regulations and Rules. Any submittals received after the identified due date and time will not be accepted or evaluated.
Either electronic submissions OR paper submissions will be accepted for this solicitation.
IMPORTANT- If electronic submission is preferred, please read the attached E-Bidding instructions for critical information. (E-BiddingVendorInstructions.pdf)
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING:
Thursday, November 10th at 10:00 AM local time.
The pre-bid meeting will be virtual using the Zoom app.
The Zoom meeting call in information will be included with an addendum posted with this solicitation.
Mandatory Site Visit- Following the pre-bid meeting, site visits will be offered on Thursday, November 10th at 2:00pm and Friday, November 11th at 10:00am. More information about the site visits will be shared during the pre-bid meeting on Thursday, November 10th. Please choose whichever site visit time works best for you, no need to attend both.
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. Both the pre-bid meeting and the site visit are mandatory.
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 November 22, 2022 to Jackie Gunderson at email@example.com.
*Updated BEP Utilization Information*
A list of University-supplied NIGP commodity codes has been included in Part III of this solicitation's BEP Utilization Plan. Per the Utilization Plan's instructions, vendors who request a waiver from the goal on the basis of good faith efforts must exhaustively contact each vendor certified with the University-supplied commodity codes and document that contact in the Utilization Plan's Good Faith Efforts Contact Log. Waiver requests cannot be granted without exhausting outreach efforts in accordance with the Utilization Plan. For current and official BEP resources go to: https://cms.diversitycompliance.com.
If the list of University-supplied NIGP commodity codes excludes a code that a prospective respondent or BEP-certified vendor believes should be included with the solicitation, additional codes may be requested and must be submitted by the question deadline for this solicitation. These requests should be made through a commodity code addition form supplied by the University buyer assigned to this solicitation. Email the buyer to obtain this form. If requested, additional University-supplied commodity codes may be added to the Utilization Plan by addendum at the University's discretion.
Subcontractors must meet the same requirements as prime contractors to do business with Illinois State University.
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.