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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #BQ012401
Invitation for Bid: Exercise Equipment
Award InfoPublished Tuesday May 8, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Life Fitness, Schiller Park, IL
Amount: $72,551.79
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
The State Purchasing Officer for Eastern Illinois University is Thomas Sestak. There were two bids, Pro Maxima @ $39,247.00 and Direct Fitness @ $57,215.00, that were lower but did not meet specifications.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, April 12, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday April 30, 2012:

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

This purchase is for exercise equipment that is to be used in the Eastern Illinois University Student Recreation Center.

For additional information, contact:
Sue Sallee
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-7578
FAX: (217) 581-6015
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. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.

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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