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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8857
Invitation for Bid: Remove Furnish & Install New Engineered Wood Floor
Award InfoPublished Tuesday August 2, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Jay Henges Enterprises Inc., O'Fallon, IL
Amount: An estimated $50,401.41
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
No minority goals were established for this project. Jay Henges Enterprises Inc. = $50,401.41; HS Contractors Inc. = $74,800; Flooring Systems Inc. = $87,400
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 Monday July 25, 2011
Addendum #1 addresses questions submitted.
First published Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday July 27, 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 the removal of all existing wood flooring and base and the installation of new prefinished engineered wood flooring in the Band and Choir Rooms of the Music Wing of Dunham Hall located on the Edwardsville campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This installation is direct glued onto a slab on grade. Installation of the new floor on sleepers is not acceptable due to acoustic concerns. All demolition and construction debris is to be removed from the job site and properly disposed of off campus.
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 pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on July 18, 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 urged to attend.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert,, by July 21, 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 posted on the Bulletin. 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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  • 8857.pdf (1 MB)
  • 8857Addn1.pdf (11 KB)