Western Illinois University
Invitation for Bid: Fuel Tank Replacement
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Trotter General Contracting, Inc., Macomb, IL
Amount: An estimated $326,700
An estimated start date of 12/12/2011 through 1/31/2012
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, November 14, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday December 2, 2011:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
This project includes all labor, material, and equipment necessary to supply and install three (3) new, 10,000 gallon, #2 fuel oil storage tanks and related appurtenances at Western Illinois Universityâs Heating Plant, Macomb, IL, as per project manual and drawings.
A pre-bid meeting will be held November 18, 2011 at 10:30 am local time in the large training room at the Grigsby Physical Plant on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. A site visit will be conducted immediately following the meeting.
Any award will be subject to the Responsible Bidder provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code, including, but not limited to payment of prevailing wage, utilizing equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with the project, and participating in applicable apprenticeship programs.
For additional information, contact:
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.
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.