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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #61-0102-1215
Invitation for Construction Bid: CCICS Student Health and Counseling Services
Award Info Published Wednesday August 24, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: $71,750
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
There was a 20% BEP goal for all divisions of work.

General Contract Work: Award of base bid.

MAFBE Goal: Successful bidder: F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC, 28.3% MAFBE

MAFBE Goal: Unsuccessful bidder: Accel Construction Services Group, LLC - $119,748, 64.5% MAFBE
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, June 30, 2016
Project Description
Northeastern Illinois University is requesting bids from qualified contractors to furnish and install all necessary labor, material, and equipment required to complete the project known as CCICS Student Health and Counseling Services, Bid No. 61-0102-1215, Room 102 in the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies located at 700 Oakwood, Chicago, IL. The scope of work to include demolition of elements and existing finishes, installation of new walls, ceilings, architectural finishes, lighting, HVAC improvements, tele/communication upgrades and new equipment and furnishings.

Separate Prime Contracts will be awarded for:

1. General Construction

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on July 11, 2016 @ 10:00 AM, in Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, Conference Room, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd., Chicago IL.

Bid Security:

General: 5% of the 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 20% of the resultant contracts be awarded to Business Enterprise Program (BEP)/MAFBE owned businesses. The University desires participation either on a direct basis or through sub-contracting efforts. Bidders must submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan in accordance with Section 004115 of the bid document.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday, July 28, 2016:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

For additional information, contact:
Jason Garcia
Phone: (773) 442-5305
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 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
  • Addendum_1_61-0102-1215.pdf (1 MB)
  • IFB_11-0234-0116_Drawings.pdf (8 MB)
  • IFB_61-0102-1215_CCICS_Student_Health_and_Counseling_Services.pdf (4 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • PreBidSignIn.pdf (44 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidOpeningResults.pdf (26 KB)
  • BidOpeningResultsCorrected.pdf (172 KB)