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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU18014

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Library Roof and HVAC Replacement

Award Info Published Monday May 8, 2023

Johnson Lasky Kindelin Architects, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: $314,950
  • BEP [43.73% / $0]
  • Terms: One-time transaction
  • CCJM Engineers, Ltd. (subcontractor)
    BEP [31.23% / $0]
  • Rubinos & Mesia Engineers, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [9.84% / $0]
  • Middleton Construction Consulting of Illinois (subcontractor)
    VBP [10.59% / $0]
  • Carnow, Conibear & Assoc., Ltd (subcontractor)
    BEP [4.6% / $0]

Unsuccessful respondents (13)



14 total

1 successful respondent

13 unsuccessful respondents

1 BEP consultants
0 VBP consultants
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Karen Brown, (217) 330-2901

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois is seeking a professional services consultant team for the Library Roof and HVAC Replacement. This project will include Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bid & Award, Construction Administration, and Warranty phases.

The Main Library is located at 1408 East Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois. The Main Library is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This project is justified due to the deferred maintenance of roofing systems including leaking of dormer roofs and damage to plaster walls and lay-in ceilings from the associated water infiltration degradation and leaking at of low slope modified bitumen, BUR and EPDM roofs roof leaks into office areas that have damaged carpet and other finishes water infiltration at downspouts that has damaged finishes and an aging Air Handling Unit with associated exterior ductwork. The roofing issues are identified as regular maintenance item for the Universitys roofing crew. Current replacement scope includes several low slope roofs, a cement asbestos shingle roof located above the circulation desk, and dormer roofs many of which have recently received new windows or will receive new windows as part of this project. Roof-mounted duct work has been a source of ongoing leaks inside the building. The Main Library is a prominent building with high student use. Maintaining historic elements and the structure of the building is important for the longterm use of this important campus structure.

A project program statement (U18014 Library Roof and HVAC Replacement Program Statement - Executed Program Statement) has been developed for the subject project and is available on the secured ftp site: username: U18014 password: dkjju8U3EPj34

Site is read only.

Project Location: 1408 East Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois

Please see the attached file(s) for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday October 12, 2022:
At the following address:
via Electronic Bidding Only
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
Officially recognized timestamped submittal date will be the electronic copy of the packet, organized and with electronic bookmarks as indicated, shall be submitted in pdf format, using the URL

to complete and submit the information. The electronic copy shall be submitted using the web at the URL listed and will not be accepted via email. The electronic submittal is the official submittal of record. Firms shall be disqualified if an electronic submittal is not received. Firms shall notify contact person above of any technical problems PRIOR to the time/date the submittal is due.
Contact Information:
Cheryl Bicknell
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-7203

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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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Specification Documents
  • U18014LibraryRoofandHVACReplacement_FINAL_Ad.pdf (174 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • PSSU18014ReqdProcPostingInfo.pdf (116 KB)