for designing and constructing a complete rock wall system.
The scope of work includes designing and constructing indoor climbing wall in an existing racquetball court on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville campus. The rock wall system will be a turn key project ready to utilize as an instructional climbing gym.
Bids will be received until 2:30 p.m. prevailing time on December 4, 2001. All Request for Proposals will be held in confidence by the University. The contents of the RFP(s) will not be made available until after all RFP(s) have been reviewed.
Bid documents may be obtained upon application at the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Purchasing Office, Campus Box 1012, Edwardsville, IL 62026 or by contacting Nancy Kessinger at 618-650-3187, Supporting Service Building. Bid documents will be available on or after November 12, 2001.
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, rulings or enactments of any governmental authority which are applicable to the work or to the project. The successful bidder shall pay prevailing wages and shall utilize equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with this project.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.
A pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on November 20, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.
(Submitted by Kenn Neher, State Purchasing Officer.)