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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R065208
Invitation for Bid: Greenhouse Facility Foundation
Award Info Published Monday July 18, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Laverdiere Construction Inc, Macomb, IL
Amount: An estimated $116,300
An estimated start date of 8/15/2016 through 6/30/2017
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
Awarding base bid and alternates 4 and 5.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, June 16, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday July 7, 2016:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

All labor, material, and equipment necessary to install one new greenhouse facility foundation at Western Illinois University School of Agriculture's University Farm, 2265 Wigwam Hollow Road, Macomb, IL. Work to include utility infrastructure and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing as per the attached drawings and project manual. WIU will be purchasing the greenhouse directly from the manufacturer, Nexus Corporation. Coordination with Nexus will be part of the responsibility of the awarded contractor.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held Monday, June 27, 2016 at 1:15 PM CST at WIU's Grigsby Physical Plant large training room, Macomb, IL. A site visit will be held immediately following the meeting.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
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, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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