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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R249679r
Invitation for Bid: Greenhouse Facility (rebid)
Award Info Published Tuesday May 20, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Leander Construction, Inc., Canton, IL
Amount: An estimated $467,600
An estimated start date of 6/19/2014 through 1/31/2015
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Awarding base bid, alternate 1, and alternate 2.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 15, 2014:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

All labor, material, and equipment necessary to supply and install a new greenhouse facility at the WIU University Farm, 2265 Wigwam Hollow Road, Macomb, IL, for the Department of Agriculture, consisting of one (1) 16’ x 48’ x 13’ eave height greenhouse module and all associated equipment as specified in the drawings and project manual. Final project completion of November 1, 2014.
A pre-bid meeting will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:00 am local time 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.

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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