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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8540

Invitation for Construction Bid: Replace Lamps in Existing Light Fixtures

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Tuesday January 2, 2007
The department has determined that it would be more cost efficient to complete the project using SIUE in-house labor.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday November 28, 2006
The bid opening date has been extended to December 1, 2006, 2:30 p.m.
First published Monday November 13, 2006
Project Description
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 lamps in existing light fixtures in the campus core classroom and administration buildings on the SIUE campus. Bulbs will be furnished by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Work is to be done during the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:30 PM, Friday December 1, 2006:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
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, Supporting Services Bldg., Room 1020, 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 November 14, 2006.
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of documents will be on file at the Office of Southern Illinois Builders Association, 1468 Green Mount Road, O'Fallon, Illinois and F.W. Dodge Scan, Division of McGraw Hill, 6330 Knox Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006, 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.
A mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on Monday, November 20, 2006 at 10:30 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 required to attend. All representatives must be in the conference room of the Supporting Services by 10:40 and must stay for the entire meeting and site visit. All contractors are required to sign in. 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 and bid proposals will not be accepted.
All questions must be faxed (618-650-5682) or e-mailed ( to Shelly Albert, by Monday, November 27, 2006, 12:00 noon. 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 Facilities Management employee, including Ed Matecki, Eric Williams, or Gary Sammons or any other SIUE representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
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.
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
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).
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.

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