Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Invitation for Construction Bid: Waterline Replacement
Contractor: Haier Plumbing & Heating, Incorporated, Okawville, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Division of Work: Plumbing (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, September 20, 2012
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids to furnish all material, labor and equipment necessary to replace the existing waterlines, valves, fire hydrants and building service connections on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.
The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled âCampus Waterline Replacementâ dated 8/31/2012. SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 11, 2012:
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
A highly recommended pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Plant and Service Operations break room on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus on September 27, 2012 at 10:00a.m. Attendance at this pre-bid conference is strongly encouraged. The Physical Plant Break Room is located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL. All questions are due in writing to the architect on or before 4:00p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012.
The available PDF attachment pertaining to RFQ #S1129M does not include the drawings and project manual; however, you must download and print the file in order to bid this project as a prime contractor. Detailed contact information for SIUC Procurement Services, the architect of record, and the plan house distribution list are included within the General Information section of the PDF attachment.
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://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/bca1315.pdf.
Please include your online certification with your bid response. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
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 State of Illinois Board of Elections 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.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
All responses must include:
- Submit 1 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).
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.