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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Math and Science Academy
Bid #IMSA19001-REV
Invitation for Bid: Student Transportation Services
Change Order
Published Monday October 22, 2018
Vendor: Transportation For All
Change Order Amount: $0

This award is being canceled by mutual agreement between Transportation For All and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday June 29, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Transportation For All, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $75,000
An estimated start date of 7/16/2018 through 6/30/2019
4 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $300,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
In accordance with Section 4.1525 of the Rules and Section 7 of the BEP Act (30 ILCS 575) see attached document "Bid_Tab_IMSA19001-REV_5-8-18" and "Section 4-1525 Rules and Section 7 of BEP Act Award Notice Publishing"
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 23, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday May 8, 2018:

Attn: Fiscal Office
1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506-1000

IMSA19001-REV replaces canceled solicitation IMSA19001. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) seek bids for the transportation of its students for a variety of programs and events. This includes routine transportation to Research Sites and Athletic Events as well as ad hoc field trips scheduled as the year progresses.
Any contract resulting from this solicitation will have an initial term of the date of execution of the contract through June 30, 2019. In no event will the total term of the contract, including the initial term, any renewal terms, and any extensions exceed 10 years. Subject to the maximum total term limitation, The University reserves the right to renew for a total of four (4) years in one of the following manners: a) One renewal covering the entire renewal allowance b) Individual one-year renewals up to and including the entire renewal allowance, or c) Any combination of full or partial-year renewals up to and including the entire renewal allowance
All questions / concerns regarding this solicitation, including specifications, must be in written form and submitted to the Solicitation Contact no later than Friday April 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time. Questions received and Agency/University responses may be posted as an addendum to the original solicitation on the Bulletin; only these written responses to questions shall be binding on the University. Vendors are responsible for monitoring the Bulletin for addenda and other updates.
Bid Due Date: Submitted responses must be received by IMSA's Procurement Services Department on or before Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time. Responses submitted late will not be considered.
Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Participation and Utilization Plan: This solicitation contains a goal of 5% to include businesses owned and controlled by minorities, females and persons with disabilities in the State's procurement and contracting / subcontracting processes. Vendor must complete and attach the BEP Utilization Plan and Letter of Intent which can be found at:

For additional information, contact:
Carla Carreno
Phone: (630) 907-5036
FAX: (630) 907-5976
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
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. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. 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
  • AttachmentA-SIRProgramSchedule.pdf (228 KB)
  • AttachmentB-GuidelinesforDriversfortheSIRProgram.pdf (71 KB)
  • AttachmentC-2018-2019IMSAAthleticSchedule.pdf (122 KB)
  • Attachment_D_SIR_Invoice.pdf (22 KB)
  • Attachment_E_Athletics_Invoice.pdf (117 KB)
  • Attachment_F_Miscellaneous_Field_Trip_Invoice.pdf (51 KB)
  • Attachment_G_Intersession_Invoice.pdf (66 KB)
  • Attachment_H-Intersession_Trips.pdf (60 KB)
  • Attachment_J-2018-2019_IMSA_Athletic_Schedule.xlsx (47 KB)
  • Attachment_K-FY18_SIR_Locations_and_Times.pdf (518 KB)
  • IMSA19001-REV.docx (127 KB)
  • IMSA19001-REV.pdf (286 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • Bid_Tab_IMSA19001-REV_5-8-18.pdf (208 KB)
  • Section4-1525RulesandSection7ofBEPActAwardNoticePublishing.pdf (56 KB)