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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #M021122

Invitation for Bid: Maintenance Repair & Construction Eletrical

Award Info Published Friday April 8, 2022

W. J. Burke Electric Company, Inc.Murphysboro, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $450,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 4/22/2022 through 9/30/2025
  • Renewals: None
  • Jones Electrical Contractors, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [30% / $135,000]
    VBP [3% / $13,500]

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Eric Massey, (618) 453-6715

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Steve Todt

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Monday, February 14, 2022
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday March 9, 2022:
At the following address:
Procurement Services
900 South Normal Avenue
Woody Hall, Room 449
Carbondale, IL 62901
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University (University) requests responses from responsible vendors to meet its needs. A brief description is set forth below, with detailed requirements in subsequent sections of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet these requirements, the University appreciates and welcomes a response. Provide all labor, equipment, services, and designated material to be associated with repair, maintenance and construction projects by contract for an electrical contractor to include work for the period when executed contracts, purchase order, and notice to proceed are issued from Procurement Services through September 30, 2025.
Registration for conducting business with the State of Illinois: (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43. Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. The legal entity must be authorized to transact business or conduct affairs in Illinois prior to execution of the contract. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at
If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. If it is discovered that the vendor is non-compliant, but made a good faith effort to comply with registration efforts prior to the date the bid or offer is due, a chief procurement officer may provide the bidder 5 business days to achieve compliance. A chief procurement officer may extend the time to prove compliance by as long as necessary in the event that there is a failure within the State Board of Elections registration system. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, you may register at It is highly recommended that your register with the Illinois Procurement Gateway. You do not have to be registered at the time of bid opening to be in compliance.
There will be a pre-submission conference scheduled for this solicitation on February 23, 2022 at 10:00am to discuss the State of Illinois requirements,BEP/Veteran goals and Project Scope. Location - Facilities and Energy Management Break Room, 210 Physical Plant Drive Carbondale, IL 62901. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you attend the pre-submission conference.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Eric Massey
Phone: (618) 453-6715
FAX: (618) 453-6714
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • M021122RepairMaintenanceandConstructionProjectsbyContractElectrical.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • M021122GCsJanuary2022.pdf (268 KB)
  • M021122PLAAgreement_2017.pdf (15 MB)
  • M021122SingleBidderLetter.pdf (458 KB)
  • M021122UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • M021122BidOpeningInfo.pdf (505 KB)
Bid Tabulation
  • M021122BidSummary.pdf (13 KB)