Chicago State University invites proposals from qualified, responsive, responsible vendors to provide the University with State Governmental Relations and Lobbyist Services.
Vendors MUST submit proposals electronically via E-Bidding, no hard copies will be accepted. To use E-Bidding, a vendor must:
- Be registered in the Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) with an active unexpired State of Illinois Vendor Registration Number.
- Be registered with the Illinois Procurement Bulletin for Public Institutions of Higher Education.
See attached document that contains additional e-bidding instructions.
Vendors MUST submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan demonstrating their ability to meet the 20% BEP goal, or must provide documented evidence of unsuccessful outreach via a completed Good Faith Effort form within the Utilization Plan to support any claim for a waiver of the goal. Proposals that do not comply with this requirement will be disqualified.
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.