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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
Request for Proposal: Turf Surfaces, Installation and Services
Award Info Published Friday January 19, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: FieldTurf USA, Inc., Calhoun, GA
Amount: An estimated $6,000,000
An estimated start date of 1/19/2018 through 11/30/2022

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $7,500,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 5
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 Thursday August 10, 2017
Addendum #1 answers questions submitted by Vendors. It does not change the opening date or time.
First published Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 12:00 PM, Thursday August 24, 2017:

E&I Cooperative Service, Inc.
Contracts Department
2 Jericho Plaza
Suite 309
Jericho, NY 11753

The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) is publishing this notice to provide additional procurement opportunity to vendors registered in the Public Higher Education Bulletin and to allow participation in the award subject to subsequent approval by the CPO.
Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained at the aforementioned office, by contacting the E&I Contracts Department, Jim LoGrassio, 631-630-8262 or at
PLEASE NOTE: Responses will be accepted until 1:00pm EST 12:00pm CST on August 24, 2017
In compliance with the requirements of the Illinois Procurement Code for competitive sealed proposals (30 ILCS 500/20-15), IPHEC is posting information regarding this RFP. Specific details regarding this RFP can be accessed at

For additional information, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.

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
  • Addendum1RFP683392TurfSurfacesSyntheticNaturalInstallationServices.pdf (184 KB)
  • AttachmentBQuestionnareTurfSurfaces-SynthetiNaturalInstallationServices.xlsx (111 KB)
  • RFP683392-TurfSurfacesSyntheticNaturalInstallationandServices.pdf (733 KB)
  • RFP_683392_Attachment_E-TurfSurfaces-SyntheticNaturalInstallationServices.xls (41 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • PublicBidderNotice-RFP683392-TurfSurfaces-SyntheticNaturalInst.pdf (287 KB)