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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
PA RFP #KMC061021

Professional and Artistic RFP: State Governmental Relations and Lobbyist Services

This procurement has been cancelled
Published Monday June 14, 2021
A clerical error resulted in a discrepancy between the solicitation number within the RFP document, and the number noted in the Bulletin notice. This procurement has been canceled, a new notice will be posted shortly.
First published Friday, June 11, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Thursday July 22, 2021:
At the following address:
via Electronic Bidding
Chicago, IL 60628
via Electronic Bidding

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.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kent Clapsaddle
9501 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60628
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
There is a 20 percent 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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Specification Documents
  • BEPUtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)
  • CSU061021.pdf (12 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • UpdatedE-BiddingVendorInstructions7-17-2020.pdf (290 KB)