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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #2014ELC3
Invitation for Bid: EL Centro Exterior Signage Panels
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Wednesday May 14, 2014
The contract was not awarded due to no responsive bidders.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday May 2, 2014
Addendum 1 is issued to modify the original bid document.
First published Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Tuesday May 13, 2014:

Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Northeastern Illinois University is requesting bids from qualified City of Chicago licensed contractors experienced in providing professionally fabricated and installed dimensional letter signage for the new El Centro building located at 3390 N. Avondale, Chicago, IL 60618.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM CST in the El Centro Campus Conference Room located at 3410 N. Avondale Ave, Chicago, IL 60618.


General Contractor: 5% of base bid.

Northeastern Illinois University strongly supports the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities (MAFBE) and has established a goal that 5% of resultant contracts be awarded to the Business Enterprise Program (BEP)/MAFBE owned businesses. The University desires the participation either on a direct or through sub-contracting efforts. Bidders must submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan in accordance with Attachment GG of the bid document.
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specification (2 paper, 1 electronic).
  • 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.

For additional information, contact:
Jason Garcia
Phone: (773) 442-5305
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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
  • 2014ELC3_Addendum_1.pdf (13 KB)
  • 2014ELC3_ElCentroExteriorSignagePanels_Drawings.pdf (4 MB)
  • 2014ELC3_Exhibit_D_InstallerQualifications.pdf (88 KB)
  • IFB-2014ELC3_ElCentroExteriorSignage_BidDocuments.pdf (641 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 2014ELC3_PreBidAttendance.pdf (127 KB)