for carpet removal and replacement.
Work includes furnishing all labor, equipment, tools and materials to remove and replace carpet in various rooms of Peck, Rendleman, Founders, and Alumni Halls and the Supporting Service Building.
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 Shelly Albert at 618-650-3265, Supporting Service Building. Bid documents will be available on or after September 16, 2005. 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 who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005, will be required to prequalify in accordance with the bidding contract provision - Document PQ00250 Prequalification Documents. Firms may verify their prequalification status by contacting Shelly at (618) 650-3265. The prequalification document will be due at the SIUE Purchasing Office prior to the bid opening.
All questions must be faxed to Shelly Albert, 618-650-5682, by September 30, 2005, 4:30 p.m. Questions submitted after this date will not receive a response. Answers to all questions submitted in writing will be addressed in the form of an addendum to be sent to all plan holders. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
Contact Dan Runyon, 618-650-3349, to schedule a site visit of the project. Walk-thru will be done no later than September 30, 2005. No questions may be asked to Mr. Runyon during site visit. Reference above procedure for submittal of all questions.
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.
(Submitted by Kenn Neher, State Purchasing Officer.)