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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8817
Invitation for Construction Bid: Renovate 8 Bldgs. for Greek Housing
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Monday April 11, 2011
Due to shortage of funding on the project, the project is cancelled at this time.
First published Wednesday, March 16, 2011
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 renovate eight Cougar Village family housing apartment buildings to Greek Housing including some accessibility sidewalk upgrade, pavilion, and relocation of playground at Cougar Village buildings 401, 402, 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, and 409 located on the Edwardsville campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Bids will be received by SIUe directly from general, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and fire protection contractors.
Prime Contractors
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Friday, April 1, 2011:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
General Contractors
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, April 1, 2011:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
All resulting contracts issued against this bid will have required terms to provide full compliance with Illinois Public Act 96-0795, http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=096-0795. These terms will apply to the awarded contractor and their subcontractors and include but are not limited to disclosure of financial interests, annual certifications and filing of subcontracts.
A deposit of $200 for one CD and one set of contract documents is required. Suppliers and sub-contractors may receive one set of documents for a non-refundable cost of $100. 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. Plans will not be mailed or sent via courier. All plans must be picked up by bidder or plan house.
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.
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.
A mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on March 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Multi-function Room in Evergreen Hall. Representatives of the University and Mackey Mitchell Architects 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 Multi-function Room in Evergreen Hall 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 is the only site visit scheduled for this project.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert, malbert@siue.edu, by March 28, 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 or a Mackey Mitchell Architect 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
E-Mail: malbert@siue.edu
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.

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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