for carpet replacement in Lovejoy Library (Bid # 5151).
Work to include furnishing all labor, equipment, tools and materials to remove existing carpet, prepare floor and install new carpeting in all areas of the first floor of the Lovejoy Library, including elevators that currently have carpeting. Moving of book stacks will be bid as an alternate.
Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly in the Purchasing Conference Room at the Supporting Services Building.
Bid documents may be obtained upon application at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Purchasing Office, Campus Box 1012, Edwardsville, IL 62026 or by contacting Craig McIntosh at 618-650-2834, Supporting Service Building. Bid documents will be available on or after Friday, March 19, 2004.
Firms that require transmittal of plans and specifications via Federal Express must provide their Federal Express identification number so that delivery charges can be billed direct to their firm.
Bidders must complete the enclosed prequalification statement which is valid for this specific project in accordance with the bidding contract provision document PQ00250 Prequalification Documents. The prequalification document will be due at the SIUE Purchasing Office prior to the bid opening.
All questions must be faxed to Craig McIntosh, 618-650-3251, at least seven calendar days prior to the bid opening. Questions submitted after this time frame will not receive a response. Answers to all questions submitted will be addressed in the form of an addendum to be sent to all plan holders. Questions should not be addressed to any other University representative, including Dan Runyon, any Lovejoy Library representative or any other representative of SIUE. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative of SIUE, this may be grounds for disqualification.
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 March 25, 2004 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.)