The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the single-station smoke detectors project.
The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University will receive sealed bids for ISU to provide single-station smoke detectors at Watterson Towers until April 10, 2001 at 11:00 am at Illinois State University Purchasing Office, at which place and time the bids will be publicly opened and read.
Sealed envelopes containing the bids in duplicate will be marked "Electrical Bid." Bids shall be submitted to Illinois State University Purchasing Office, 117 Hovey Hall, Campus Box 1220, Normal IL 61790-1220.
Bidders should be pre-qualified in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by the Board of Trustees. Bids shall include the following:
1. Bid security in the form of a bid bond, certified check, cashiers check, or bank money order, payable to Board of Trustees of Illinois State University, in the amount of 5 percent of the bid.
2. 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 Bond.
3. One completed copy of the Illinois Department of Human Rights Form PC-2, entitled "Bidders Employee Utilization Form Construction".
Bids may not be withdrawn after the opening of bids.
If you will need an accommodation based on a disability, please contact Disability Concerns, 309 438-5853 or TT/TDD 309 438-8620. Information regarding your disability is confidential and handled according to applicable laws.
Bidding documents are available for inspection at the ISU Purchasing Office, and ISU Facilities Planning.
Obtain bidding documents from: CBT Companies, Inc. Attn: Jim Rinehart, 803 Fayette, Peoria, IL 61603, Phone 309 676-6633, Fax 309 676-0502.
To obtain bidding documents: Fax and mail deposit to CBT Companies, Inc.
Refundable Bidding Documents Deposit: $100. Certified check, company check, or CIB/AGC card made payable to Henneman, Raufeisen & Associates, Inc. will be accepted. "Prime Bidding Contractor" is defined as a prime contractor submitting a bid proposal to the Owner on the bid form provided. Additional sets may be obtained by Prime Bidding Contractors and Subcontractors for a deposit of $50.00/100.00 per set with $0 being refundable. Only complete sets of Bidding Documents will be issued by the Architect/Engineer. Such deposits will only be refunded when the documents are returned in good condition within 10 business days after the last applicable bid opening. Awarded contractors must contact the Architect/Engineer for return of deposit within 10 business days after the last applicable bid opening. Good Condition is defined as follows: Project Manual: Bound in order, having all Addenda issued, no personal markings such as pen, pencils, post-it flags, etc. Project Drawings: Stapled with binding strip, no excessive tears, no personal markings such as pen, pencils, post-it flags, etc.
Returning Bidding Documents: Return the bidding documents to CBT Companies, Inc. in order to have deposit returned.
Scope of Project: Installation of new telecommunications, wiring, spaces, pathways, grounding and electrical wiring in east campus residence halls, Hewett Manchester, and residence hall dining areas.
Completion Date: September 1, 2001
Project Manager: Larry Brewer, Facilities Construction Management
Bids will be received up to the hour of 11:00 AM local time, on Tuesday, April 10, 2001. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held 10:00 am on April 3, 2001 at ISU Facilities Planning Office Conference Room. 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 name must appear on the official attendance log. This log will be used in the bid opening process, and if your company name does not appear on the log, your bid will not be opened.
(Submitted by Stephen M. Bragg, State Purchasing Officer.)