There was a discrepancy between the drawings and specifications that was not addressed prior to the bid opening. The project is being re-bid under RFQ #8665 due June 16, 2008, 10:00 a.m.
First published Monday, May 12, 2008
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Thursday, May 29, 2008:
Campus Box 1012
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008, 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 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.
A pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on May 20, 2008 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. All representatives must be in the conference room of the Supporting Services by 10:10 and must stay for the entire meeting. All contractors are required to sign in. If contractor is late or leaves before the completion of the meeting the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid conference.
All questions must be faxed or e-mailed to Shelly Albert, email@example.com, by May 22, 2008, 12:00 noon. 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 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.
Contractors submitting bids directly to SIUE must submit a list of potential sub-contractors to Purchasing a minimum of three days prior to the bid opening. Sub-contractor list must be approved by the Purchasing Department. No sub-contractors or supplier listed on SIUE's no bid list, which is not available for publication, will be allowed to work on any SIUE projects.
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 reject any and all bids.
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All responses must include:
- 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.