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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8818
Invitation for Construction Bid: Asbestos Abatement of 8 Bldgs. in Cougar Village
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 Tuesday, March 15, 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 for asbestos abatement of all interior asbestos containing materials from Cougar Village Apartment Buildings 401, 402, 403, 404, 406, 407, 408 and 409. Three base bid packages will include specific buildings. It is SIUe’s intent to award contracts to three separate contractors due to the scope of work and to meet the schedule of the project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:30 PM, Thursday, March 31, 2011:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
A deposit of $100 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 $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.
Firms that require transmittal of plans and specifications via Federal Express must provide their Federal Express identification number so that delivery charges can be billed direct to their firm.
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.
Pre-bid Conference: A mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on March 21, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University and Farmer Environmental 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 1:40 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, malbert@siue.edu, by March 25, 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 Farmer Environmental representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
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.
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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