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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA916C10026Rebid
Invitation for Construction Bid: Façade Stabilization–Applied Health Sciences Bldg
This procurement has been cancelled
Published Wednesday September 15, 2010
Incorrect posting number used. Reposted under "BA916C10026".
First published Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Project Description
This project consists of, but not limited to, stabilization of the building’s façade and corners. Work includes the installation of corner straps, mesh netting and miscellaneous bracing steel angles. The contractor must also provide safety canopies to protect the building occupants, which includes a Day Care Center while the work is being done.
Division 23 – Masonry Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Friday, October 15, 2010:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o UIC Facilities Management Department
1140 South Morgan Street, Room 146P
Attention: Dennis Collins (dcollins@uic.edu)
Chicago, IL 60607
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Soodan & Associates, Inc., 100 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1800, Chicago, Illinois 60602, (312) 553-0003, hereinafter referred to as the Professional Services Consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from the Owner free of charge for one (1) set on or after Wednesday, September 22, 2010, by contacting Prudence Smith (prudence@uic.edu), 1140 South Morgan Street, Room 146P, Chicago, Illinois 60607, (312) 996-6645.

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

Prequalification
Each bidder shall prequalify with the Owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00 20 00). The project-specific prequalification (Document 00 46 00) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, October 7, 2010.

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)- http://przm.apps.uillinois.edu/

Pre-Bid Meeting

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held in the Physical Plant Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time on Thursday, September 30, 2010. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. Bidders who fail to attend this mandatory pre-bid meeting will not be allowed to submit a bid for this project.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at the Physical Plant Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607. 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.

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.

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