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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #80009
Invitation for Bid: Remove & Replace Domestic Hot Water Boilers in WH
Award Info Published Friday September 23, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Bergmann-Roscow Plumbing Inc., Belleville, IL
Amount: An estimated $133,982.43
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday September 21, 2016:

Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012

The Board of Trustees of the Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hereby requests sealed bids to furnish all labor, equipment, tools and materials to replace existing domestic hot water boilers with new boilers in Woodland Hall located on the Edwardsville campus of SIUE. Bids will be received from SIUE prequalified plumbing contractors. All work must be performed by an Illinois licensed plumber.
Domestic hot water must be maintained during the project, so demolition of the existing boilers and installation of the new boilers will need to be sequenced. If the alternate is accepted on this project, final tie-in between the new piping and the boilers and storage tank will need to be completed during Thanksgiving Break, November 21-27, 2016. Note that the University is closed on November 24 and 25, 2016.
Construction Phase 1 is for the replacement of the boilers and Construction Phase 2 is for the alternate work, replacement of the existing cold water, hot water, and hot water recirculation piping within the mechanical room.
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on September 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University and BRiC Partnership will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are required to attend. All representatives must be in the conference room of the Supporting Services by 10:10 and must stay for the entire meeting and site visit. All contractors are required to sign in and sign out after site visit. If contractor is late or leaves before the completion of the meeting or site visit, the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid conference. This will be the only site visit. Subcontractors are encouraged to attend.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert, malbert@siue.edu, by September 14, 2016, 12:00 p.m. Questions submitted after this date may not receive a response. Answers to all questions will be addressed in the form of an addendum and will be posted on the Illinois Higher Education Procurement Bulletin website, www.procure.stateuniv.state.il.us. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or a BRiC Partnership representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, will be required to prequalify in accordance with the bidding contract provision - Document 00250 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 a minimum of three days prior to the bid opening. Bids will not be accepted from Contractors who have not submitted and received approval of the SIUE Prequalification Statement. The 2016 SIUE Prequalification Documents may be downloaded on the Bulletin under RFI 2016SIUEPrequal. In addition to completing SIUE?s prequalification statement, all bidders may qualify to submit bids to state universities of Illinois only if they are a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid. All first-tier subcontractors also meet this requirement. This applies to both in-state and out-of-state firms. Failure to provide the Certificate of Good Standing (or other qualifications as noted in the form included with this document) with your bid will result in your bid being considered as non-responsive.
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 current prevailing wage rates as posted on the Illinois Department of Labor?s website and shall utilize equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with this project. The University reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

For additional information, contact:
Shelly Albert
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3265
FAX: (618) 650-3251
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation 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.

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