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Eastern Illinois University
RFP #BK109881
Request for Proposal: Hardwood Chip Biomass Boiler Fuel
Award InfoPublished Monday January 31, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Foster Brothers Wood Products, Inc, Auxvasse, MO
Amount: An amount not to exceed $5,010,000
An estimated start date of 2/1/2011 through 6/30/2015
2 two-year, then 1 one-year
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Pricing was based on an estimated purchase of 27,000 tons per year. The responders were: Foster Brothers Wood Products, Inc. - $42.08 per ton; Beeman & Sons, Inc. - $50.00 per ton; Ecostrat, Inc. - $58.00 per ton.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday December 20, 2010:

Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University is seeking proposals for Hardwood Chip Biomass Boiler Fuel to be delivered to the new Renewable Energy Center.

For additional information, contact:
Katie Rice
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-6018
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Submit 6 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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