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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA609C09005
Invitation for Construction Bid: Richard J. Daley Library Learning Commons
Change Order
Published Tuesday August 23, 2011
Contractor: Joseph Construction Company
Change Order amount: $65,444.45

This change order is to provide for installation of smoke detectors and connections to existing addressable notifier alarm panel.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Friday December 17, 2010
Awarded to:
Contractor: Joseph Construction Company, Lynwood, IL
Amount: $882,473
Division of Work: Division 1 – General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8
Comments:
Division 1 unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Scale Construction Company $1,031,800.00 (Minority Business Enterprise)
Barton Malow Company $1,052,900.00 (no BEP information available)
The Lombard Company $1,148,500.00 (no BEP information available)
IHC Construction Company $1,155,759.00 (no BEP information available)
Simpson Construction Company $1,175,000.00 (no BEP information available)
Friedler Construction Company $1,286,800.00 (no BEP information available)
Skender Construction Company $1,300,750.00 (no BEP information available)
R. Rudnick & Company $1,386,492.00 (no BEP information available)
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 November 29, 2010
Bid division 2 was deleted.
The bid opening date for Divisions 3 and 5 has been changed to December 2, 2010.
The bid opening date for Division 1 has been changed to December 3, 2010.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday November 24, 2010
Addenda 1 issued on November 19, 2010 and 2 issued November 24, 2010 for this project.
First published Monday, November 8, 2010
Project Description
Interior renovation of the south end of the first floor of the Richard J. Daley Library to create new Learning Commons facility. Work to include demo, interior and exterior architectural construction, electrical, and upgrade of the HVAC systems work.

Division 1 – General Trades Work
Division 3 – Heating, Air Conditioning, Piping, Refrigeration and Temperature Control Work
Division 5 – Electrical Work
Division 1 - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:00 PM, Friday, December 3, 2010:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Office for Capital Programs
1140 South Paulina Street; M/C 892, Room 204
Attention: Gráinne Cassidy-Stoltz (gcassidy@uillinois.edu)
Chicago, IL 60612
Divisions 3 and 5
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 2, 2010:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Office for Capital Programs
1140 South Paulina Street; M/C 892, Room 204
Attention: Gráinne Cassidy-Stoltz (gcassidy@uillinois.edu
Chicago, IL 60612
The Owner shall assign the contracts for Contract Divisions 3 – Heating, Piping, Refrigeration and Temperature Control Work and 5 – Electrical Work to the Contract Division # 1 General Trades Contractor in accordance with Article 6.3 of the General Conditions.(Refer to Articles 6 and 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning assignments of contracts.)

Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by David Woodhouse Architects, 230 West Superior, 6th Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60654, hereinafter referred to as the Professional Services Consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from the Professional Services Consultant by depositing a check in the amount of $150.00 for each set, payable to the Professional Services Consultant.

Bid Document Review Sets
For a complete list, please see the attached file.

Prequalification
Each bidder shall pre-qualify with the Owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00 20 00). The project-specific pre-qualification(Document 00 46 00) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Monday, November 15, 2010.

All bidders shall be pre-qualified with the Owner. New bidders that are not pre-qualified shall pre-qualify using the Owner's web-based Contractor Annual Pre-qualification System (CAPS)- http://przm.apps.uillinois.edu/

The project will be administered using the owner's web-based project management system. Recent modifications to PRZM to accommodate requirements of Public Act 096-795, effective July 1, 2010, require that Contractors attend web-based training for PRZM modification after the project is awarded and a contract is executed.  Additional information on documentation requirements and available training can be found at http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/contractors/contracts.shtml and http://uofpp.online.uillinois.edu/Catalog/default.asp .


Minimum PRZM user requirements are as follows:
  • Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.0 or higher is recommended
  • E-mail: PRZM requires the user to have a valid e-mail account.
  • Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) viewer

Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in the Richard J. Daley Library, 801 South Morgan Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time on Monday, November 22, 2010. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Office for Capital Programs, 1140 South Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60612 in conference room 244. Noted errors, omissions and defects will be announced. Bids received after closing time will be returned unopened. The public opening and reading is for information only and is not construed as acceptance or rejection of any bid.

Documents required with bid:
  1. Section 00 40 00 – Bid form, completed and signed.
  2. Attachment A of the Bid Form.
  3. Bid Deposit.
  4. Board of Elections Registration Certificate.
  5. Certifications and Statutory Requirements form.
    http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/docs/UI/ProjDocs/forms/certsstat.pdf
  6. Financial Disclosures and Potential Conflicts of Interest form(s).
    http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/docs/UI/ProjDocs/forms/findisclosure.pdf
Bid Acceptance or Rejection
The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof, to waive any informalities in the bidding, and to accept the bids deemed to be in the best interests of the owner after all bids have been examined and evaluated.

Minority and Female Business Enterprise (MAFBE) Goals
The University of Illinois has established MAFBE goals for participation by minority and female owned businesses as prime contractors, subcontractors, or suppliers in accordance with the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disability Act. Illinois Department of Central Management Services Business Enterprise Program certification is the basis for determination of MAFBE status. These goals are for each division of work and are as follows:

Campus/Medical Center              (County)Contractor MBE/FBE % Goal
Chicago (Cook County)                                        22%


Statutory Requirements
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, rulings or enactments of any governmental authority that 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.

As of July 1, 2010, all vendors will be required to comply with Public Act 096-795 which makes significant revisions to the Procurement Code.  Failure to adhere to these new provisions could cause your company to be ineligible for a contract award or cause a contract you were awarded to be voided.  Additional information may be found at PA 096-795.

Any firm or individual who wishes to submit a bid in response to this solicitation must make the State Board of Elections Certification required by Public Act 95-971. The certification is included in the Certifications and Statutory Requirements form (http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/docs/UI/ProjDocs/forms/certsstat.pdf).  If you do not make the certification and, if required, attach a copy of the Certificate of Registration from the State Board of Elections to your bid, then your bid cannot, by law, be accepted by the University.

Note:
If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement.

Please refer to Public Act 95-971, which is available at http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=095-0971&GA=095, and the State Board of Elections website (www.elections.il.gov) for more specific information on whether you are required to register or not.

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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