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University of Illinois at Springfield
Bid #BAS10004
Invitation for Construction Bid: Apartment Building Housing Renovations
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Friday May 6, 2011
This project will be rebid at a later date.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday April 12, 2011
The pre-bid meeting will begin at 10:00 am.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 8, 2011
The opening date for this bid has been changed. Please see the amended submission deadlines, as well as the updated Pre-Bid meeting information.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday March 17, 2011
Plans will be available March 30, 2011.
First published Monday, March 7, 2011
Project Description
Interior and exterior renovations of existing apartment housing.
Division 01 – General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 28, 2011:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o UIS Facilities and Services, BSB Room 41
One University Plaza, MS BSB 43
Attention: Michael Doerr, Email: mdoer1@uis.edu
Springfield, IL 62703
Divisions 2, 3, and 5
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 26, 2011:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o UIS Facilities and Services, BSB Room 41
One University Plaza, MS BSB 43
Attention: Michael Doerr, Email: mdoer1@uis.edu
Springfield, IL 62703
The Owner shall assign the contracts for Contract Division 02 – Plumbing Work, Division 03 – Heating, AC, Temp. Control Work, and Division 05 – Electrical Work to the Contract Division 01 (General 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 Gorski Reifsteck Architects, Inc. 909 Arrow Road, Champaign, IL 61821 Telephone 217-351-4100, hereinafter referred to as the Professional Services Consultant. Up to 5 (five) allowed set(s) of Bid Documents per prequalified bidder of the divisions of work being bid may be obtained from Springfield Reprographics, 1620 S 5th Street, Springfield IL, 62703, 217-523-4632, by depositing a check made payable to the Professional Services Consultant in the amount of $ 125.00 per set OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable. PLANS WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 30, 2011

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).

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/

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 MANDATORY pre-bid meeting for prospective Division 05 – Electrical Work will be held in University of Illinois Springfield, Facilities and Services, Business Services Building Room 31, One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703 at 10:00 AM prevailing time on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Representatives of the Owner and Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. Other prospective bidders are invited to attend this pre-bid meeting. All bidders are required to attend one pre-bid meeting.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at University of Illinois Springfield, Facilities and Services, Business Services Building Room 31, One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703. 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. Attachment B - Minority and Female Business Enterprise (MAFBE) Program Requirements of the Bid Form
  4. Copy of Illinois CMS certificate for any identified (on Attachment B) MAFBE contractor, subcontractor, and/or supplier.
  5. Bid Deposit.
  6. Board of Elections Registration Certificate.
  7. Certifications and Statutory Requirements form.
    http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/docs/UI/ProjDocs/forms/certsstat.pdf
  8. 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. Please refer to Bid Form Document 00 40 00 for additional information and instruction. Illinois Department of Central Management Services Business Enterprise Program certification is the basis for determination of MAFBE status. MAFBE goals are for each division of work and may vary by project. Specific MAFBE goals for each project are identified within the Bid Documents. The MAFBE baseline goals established for each campus follow:

Campus/Medical Center (County) Contractor MBE/FBE % Goal
Chicago (Cook County) 22%
Urbana-Champaign (Champaign County) 15%
Springfield (Sangamon County) 15%
Rockford Medical Center (Winnebago County) 15%
Peoria Medical Center (Peoria County) 15%


The Bidder shall submit within seven (7) calendar days after the bid opening, documentation of its good faith efforts to achieve the MBE/FBE goals if the goals are not met (see General Instructions to Bidders, Document 00 20 00).

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 http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/96/PDF/096-0795.pdf.

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 (http://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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