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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #BX022092R1

Invitation for Bid: Binding Services

Award Info Published Wednesday March 25, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: HF Group, LLC, North Manchester, IN
Amount: An estimated $50,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2022
4 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $200,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
FY23-FY24: $50,000, FY25-FY26: $50,000, FY27-FY28: $50,000, FY29-FY30: $50,000. 1 vendor responded.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Constance Ratliff.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, March 2, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday March 17, 2020:
At the following address:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Binding services are being sought for the Booth Library for books, periodicals, and digicover applications. This is a re-bid of BX022092.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Susan Propst
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5998
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
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.
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
  • BX022092R1Bindery.pdf (1 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BX022092R1SolicitationOpeningTabulationRecordSheet.pdf (996 KB)
Waiver Document
  • BX022092BEPWaiver.pdf (563 KB)