Vendor: Murphy Company, St. Louis, MONumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $126,300
Terms: One-time transaction
The low bidder did not receive the award because they were not in compliant with the bid requirements of returning the project labor agreement, contract certification form, Disclosure of Business with Iran statement, Certificate of Registration with the State Board of Elections, and PC II form as referenced on Page 00300-26 of the bid documents and in several additional sections of the RFQ.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, October 30, 2009
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday November 17, 2009:
Campus Box 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 fabricate, install, support, test, and clean the process piping and utility piping system required to place five (5) heat exchangers in service.
A deposit of $100 for one CD is required. Suppliers and sub-contractors may receive one set of documents for a non-refundable cost of $50. It is preferred that the deposit be in the form of a check drawn payable to Southern Illinois University, Board of Trustees; however, cash will be accepted. No personal checks, credit or debit cards will be accepted. The deposit for the CD and one set of documents will be refunded to bidders submitting bids directly to SIUE upon return of the CD and the contract documents in good condition if not later than thirty (30) days following the bid opening. Fifty percent of the deposit will be refunded to non-bidders who return the contract documents within the specified period.
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, 2009 through December 31, 2009, 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 mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on November 6, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the National Corn-to Ethanol Research Pilot Center located in University Park on the Edwardsville campus of SIUE. Representatives of the University and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Inc. 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.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert, email@example.com, by November 11, 2009, 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 sent to all plan holders and plan houses. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or a Burns & McDonnell Engineering Inc. 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. The University reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
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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.
This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.