Contractor: Guarantee Electrical Construction Co., Granite City, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $265,900
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The bid opening date has not been extended and no further questions will be accepted on this project.
First published Friday, April 3, 2015
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 provide power, communications and new exterior severe weather emergency notification sirens at multiple locations on the Edwardsville, Alton, and East St. Louis Higher Education Center campuses of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 21, 2015:
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on April 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University and BRiC Partnership 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 the entire site visit, the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid conference.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert, email@example.com, by April 15, 2015, 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 Illinois Higher Education Procurement Bulletin website, www.procure.stateuniv.state.il.us. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or a BRiC Partnership representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, will be required to prequalify in accordance with the bidding contract provision â SIUE 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 SIUEâs 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 current prevailing wage rates as posted on the Illinois Department of Laborâs website 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:
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3265
FAX: (618) 650-3251
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
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.
- There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.