Western Illinois University
Invitation for Bid: Thompson Hall Electrical Substation
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Ideal Electrical Supply Corp, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $72,567
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 12/31/2021
Ideal Electrical Supply Corporation is a BEP certified vendor MBE. See S001229RAdditionalBidInfo.pdf for additional information. Awarding A, C, D, and E from Section 14 - Pricing Schedule.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The public e-bid opening will be done via Zoom. Email Lora Lidaywa (LJ-Lidaywa@wiu.edu) to request the Zoom meeting link prior to the opening. A recording of the solicitation opening will be available upon request.
Addendum 2 has been issued. The bid opening date has been extended to Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM CST. Bids will only be accepted through E-bidding. A 2nd non-mandatory pre-bid conference call will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 10:00 AM CST. We will discuss the submittal changes to e-bidding only. Interested bidders can call-in at 309-298-3680.
To comply with Governor Pritzker's Executive Order 2020-18 (EO 2020-18) statewide stay at home directive for COVID-19, this bid opening has been extended to May 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM. As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the opening date may be further extended. Please continue to monitor the IPHEC bulletin for further updates.
Due to Executive Order EO 2020-10 and the current situation with COVID-19, the bid opening has been extended to April 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM. This date may need to be further extended.
The bid opening date has been changed to March 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM. This is part of Addendum 1 that has been issued along with vendor questions and WIU responses.
First published Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 11:00 AM, Thursday May 14, 2020:
At the following address:
Electronic Submittals Only
No Physical Responses Accepted
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Western Illinois University requests bids for furnishing and delivery of a Secondary Unit Substation with Switchboards Secondary for Thompson Hall on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. Installation is not included.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference call will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 11:00 AM CST. Interested bidders can call-in at 309-298-3680.
A 2nd non-mandatory pre-bid conference call will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 10:00 AM CST. We will discuss the submittal changes to e-bidding only. Interested bidders can call-in at 309-298-3680.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 5 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
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.
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.