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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8813
Invitation for Bid: Remove, Dispose, & Replace Blinds and Draperies
Change Order
Published Friday September 9, 2011
Vendor: L. Wolf Company
Change Order amount: $3,863

Additional blinds required in Founders and Alumni Halls.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Wednesday March 9, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: L. Wolf Company, Granite City, IL
Amount: An estimated $53,298
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
L. Wolf Company = $53,298; R.W. Boeker Company Inc. = $55,800; ICS Ltd. = $58,833; White Glove Quality Services = $63,237; Tindall Construction Inc. = $72,240. No goals were established for this project.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday March 3, 2011
Vertical blind count included in addendum #3. The bid opening date has not be extended.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 25, 2011
Addendum #2 contains clarifications and a replacement drawing.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 22, 2011
The entire set of plans and specs are attached to addendum #1 along with other information.
First published Thursday, February 17, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday March 7, 2011:

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 remove existing vertical blinds, horizontal blinds, and drapery from exterior facing windows in Alumni Hall, ERTC, Founders Hall and Supporting Services Bldg. and furnish and install new vertical blinds in same. Awardee shall remove and dispose of blinds and drapery off-site.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, 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 February 23, 2011 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 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.
A second, voluntary site visit will be held on March 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. CST in the lobby of the Supporting Services Bldg. This site visit will not be considered mandatory and will not replace the required site visit held on February 23, 2011. No questions may be asked at this site visit. See question submission procedure below.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert,, by March 1, 2011, 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 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.

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
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.

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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  • 8813Addn1.pdf (2 MB)
  • 8813Addn2.pdf (215 KB)
  • 8813Addn3.pdf (10 KB)