Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 5, 2010:
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by the Owner, hereinafter referred to
as the Professional Services Consultant.Â The bid documents may be
obtained from the Owner free of charge for one (1) set on or after
Friday, September 10, 2010, by contacting Prudence Smith (email@example.com
), 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.
Each bidder shall prequalify with the Owner in accordance with the
General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00 20 00).Â The project-specific prequalification
(Document 00 46 00) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday,
September 21, 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)-
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 Friday, September 17, 2010.Â Representatives of the Owner will
be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding
procedures.Â Bidders who fail to attend this mandatory
pre-bid meeting will not be allowed to submit a bid for this project.
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.Â
Noted errors, omissions and defects will be announced.Â Bids
received after closing time will be returned unopened.Â 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 â Bid form, completed and signed.
- Attachment A of the Bid Form.
- Bid Deposit.
- Board of Elections Registration Certificate.
- Certifications and Statutory Requirements form.
- Financial Disclosures and Potential Conflicts of Interest form(s).
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.Â 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.Â 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.Â
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.Â 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.
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.Â 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.Â 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.