Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 8, 2010:
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Studio 222, 222 South Morgan
Street, Suite 4B, Chicago, Illinois 60607, 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 $100.00 for each set, payable to the Professional Services Consultant.
Bid Document Review Sets
For a complete list, please see the attached file.
Each bidder shall prequalify with the Owner in accordance with the
General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00 20 00).
All bidders shall be prequalified with the Owner. New bidders that
are not prequalified shall prequalify using the Owner's web-based
Contractor Annual Prequalification System (CAPS)-
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
Minimum PRZM user requirements are as follows:
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.0 or
- E-mail: PRZM requires the user to have a valid e-mail account.
- Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) viewer
A pre-bid meeting will be held in the basement of Building 644S which
is located at 700 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois in Room B-15
which is next to the Rathskeller Room at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time on Monday, November 29, 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.
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals
will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Conference Room 244 of
the Paulina Street Building, located at 1140 South Paulina, Chicago,
Illinois 60612. 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:
Bid Acceptance or Rejection
- Section 00 40 00 – Bid form, completed and signed.
- Attachment A of the Bid Form.
- Bid Deposit.
- Board of Elections Registration Certificate.
- Certifications and Statutory Requirements form. http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/docs/UI/ProjDocs/forms/certsstat.pdf
- Financial Disclosures and Potential Conflicts of Interest
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.
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
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
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.
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
and the State Board of Elections website (www.elections.il.gov
more specific information on whether you are required to register or