Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Keith Martin, Inc., Johnston City, IL
Amount: An estimated $3,975,000
An estimated start date of 6/1/2016 through 9/30/2019
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, March 4, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday March 23, 2016:
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking bids to provide all labor, material and equipment for miscellaneous electrical and associated specialty work for repair, maintenance, and construction projects on an as needed basis.
A pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Physical Plant break room on the campus of Southern Illinois University, March 16, 2016 at 10:00AM CDST, located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901.
Registration for conducting business in 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. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at: http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/business_services/howdoi.html. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Board of Elections: Public Act 095-0971, which became effective on January 1, 2009, requires vendors to register with the State Board of Elections before bidding on any State contract that exceeds $50,000. Registration is also required for all vendors currently holding and/or bidding on State contracts that in the aggregate exceed $50,000 in value.
Please check the State Board of Elections website for information on how to register. Please include your online certification with your bid response. See sample copy included within this bid package. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, you may register at https://ipg.vendorreg.com. 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.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.