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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #BH123224

Invitation for Bid: Fire Extinguisher Inspection, Testing, Tagging,

Award Info Published Monday June 21, 2021

Liberty Fire EquipmentBradley, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $40,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: 4 two-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $160,000

Unsuccessful respondents (4)



5 total

1 successful respondent

4 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Deb Smith, (217) 581-5599

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Constance Ratliff

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Thursday May 20, 2021
This Addendum #1 addresses mileage reimbursement. The bid opening date shall remain the same.
First published Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 27, 2021:
At the following address:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University is accepting bids from responsible vendors to provide qualified professional servicing of all fire extinguishers on its campus. Annual fire extinguisher inspection, testing, tagging, maintenance, service and repair. Hydrostatic-Testing and tear down of fire extinguishers when due. Recharging and repairing. Services shall include all necessary labor, equipment, materials, supervision for maintenance, testing, recharging and repairing of all extinguishers in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations and procedures.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Deb Smith
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5599
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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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Specification Documents
  • BH123224FireExtinguisherInspectionIFB.docx (102 KB)
  • BH123224Pricing.xlsx (12 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1BH123224FireExtinguisherInspection.pdf (103 KB)
Waiver Document
  • BH123224BEPWaiverFormsigned.pdf (1 MB)
Bid Tabulation
  • BH123224BidTab.pdf (901 KB)