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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #L0728

Invitation for Bid: Twin Mattresses

Award Info
Published Friday May 24, 2002
Awarded to:
Vendor:  McKinney Bedding, Springfield, MO
Amount:  $44,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 4
McKinney Bedding was not the original low bid. Azar Decorating ($36,464) withdrew their bid and Symbol Mattress Company ($41,040) submitted a bid that did not meet the safety specifications required.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday May 2, 2002
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday May 20, 2002:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

for twin mattresses. 400 mattresses, twin-xl innerspring, 38"X79.5X7", Blue UL1895 so flux ticking are needed for Student Housing. Successful vendor must be able to make delivery no later than August 1, 2002.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Lisa Standerfer
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-6010
FAX: (217) 581-6015

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