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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Math and Science Academy
RFP #IMSA22001

Request for Proposal: Professional Lobbyist Services

Renewal Info
Published Tuesday June 14, 2022
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Kasper & Nottage
Amount: $84,000
Renewal: 1 of 9, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $672,000
Comments: There was no BEP goal assigned.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Monday June 14, 2021

Kasper & NottageChicago, IL

  • Amount: $84,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
  • Renewals: 9 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $756,000

Unsuccessful respondents (4)



5 total

1 successful respondent

4 unsuccessful respondents

2 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Terry Michels, (630) 907-5036

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Lee Saulter

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 23, 2021
Sealed proposals were accepted on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. CST. Proposals can no longer be submitted for this RFP. The E-Bid opening has been rescheduled for Monday, April 26, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. CST. The rescheduling of the E-Bid opening is due to a technical issue with Zoom which occurred on Friday, April 23, 2021. To join the Zoom meeting for the new E-bid opening date please refer to Attachment A in this notice. Thank you.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 19, 2021
This notice is for the purpose of providing an addendum listing the States response to questions asked related to RFP IMSA 22001 - Lobbyist Services.
First published Friday, April 2, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday April 23, 2021:
At the following address:
Electronic Submittals Only
No Physical Responses Accepted
Register from Main Screen Under
E-Bidding Tab
Ebidding, IL 0000
via Electronic Bidding
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy seeks competitive proposals from qualified firms to perform professional lobbying services before the State legislature and other policy arms of the Illinois state government to develop, foster and enhance state government and educational relationships for the Academy.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Terry Michels
1500 Sullivan Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: (630) 907-5036
FAX: (630) 907-5030
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 1 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 may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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
  • IMSA22001RFPPandA-LobbyistServices.pdf (793 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • IMSA22001ATTACHMENTA-EbidOpeningLinkInstructions.docx (45 KB)
  • IMSA22001BEPInformationForAwardPublication.pdf (183 KB)
  • IMSA22001RFP-Addendum.pdf (56 KB)
  • IMSA22001RFPTabulationResults.pdf (55 KB)
Conflict of Interest Document
  • FY22KasperNottageConflictofInterest.pdf (362 KB)
  • FY22KasperPCOIPPBApproval.pdf (288 KB)
  • FY22NottagePCOIPPBApproval.pdf (282 KB)
  • FY23KasperNottageConflictofInterest-FinancialDisclosures.pdf (415 KB)
  • FY23KasperPCOIPPBApproval.pdf (365 KB)
  • FY23NottagePCOIPPBApproval.pdf (360 KB)