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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8879
Invitation for Bid: Furnish And Install 1000 Oxidized Aluminum Plaques
Award InfoPublished Monday April 16, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Star Signs, Lawrence, KS
Amount: An estimated $73,600
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
No minority goals were established for this project. Star Signs = $73,600; Principle USA Inc. = $82,620
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 Tuesday April 10, 2012
This is the final addendum for this project which addresses the remaining questions.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 2, 2012
Addendum #1 addresses questions submitted.
First published Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday April 13, 2012:

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 furnish and install name plaques on the inside face of four curved brick walls surrounding Builders’ Plaza. The awarded bidder must fabricate 1000, 1/8” light oxidized aluminum plaques and have them installed by June 15, 2012. Builders’ Plaza is being constructed on the Edwardsville campus of Southern Illinois University. Installer must sign the Project Labor Agreement. Fabricator is not required to sign the Project Labor Agreement unless fabricator is installing the signs.
All resulting contracts issued against this bid will have required terms to provide full compliance with Illinois Public Act 96-0795, . 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.
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.
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.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert,, by April 9, 2012, 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 at and sent to the above-referenced plan houses. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or a Lawrence Group 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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Specification Documents
  • 8879.pdf (6 MB)
  • 8879Addn1.pdf (80 KB)
  • 8879Addn2.pdf (131 KB)