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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University

Invitation for Bid: Purchase of Natural Gas

Renewal Info
Published Thursday September 2, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Mansfield Power & Gas
Amount: An estimated $1,300,000
Renewal: 1st of 2, 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2024
Pricing Changes: 
Pricing is per the Natural Gas Price Index for July 2021.
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $1,300,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Victoria Santiago , (773) 442-5301.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.
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 February 6, 2017

Mansfield Power & GasGainesville, GA

  • Amount: An estimated $3,250,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 5/1/2017 through 4/30/2022
  • Renewals: 2 two-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,600,000

Unsuccessful respondents (3)

Buyer for this procurement: Rosalinda Castillo, (773) 442-5301

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Nicole Krneta Rogers

Low bid was deemed non-responsive because the bidder was not registered with the State Board of Elections at the time of bid submission and therefore bid was rejected.

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 Monday December 12, 2016
The original IFB for Purchase of Natural Gas was inadvertently named Addendum 1. No changes were made to the original IFB. Addendum 2 consists of one question/answer received from a potential Bidder.
First published Monday, December 5, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 10:00 AM, Thursday January 12, 2017:
At the following address:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Northeastern Illinois University is seeking bids from natural gas suppliers to deliver natural gas to People's Gas city gate in Chicago. The chosen supplier will provide a competitive price and have a proven record of reliability and service.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Rosalinda Castillo
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Phone: (773) 442-5301
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
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.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
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
  • IFBforNaturalGas-17NATGAS.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • 17NATGAS_Addendum_2.pdf (159 KB)
  • 17NATGAS_Addendum_3.pdf (12 KB)
  • 17NATGAS_Addendum_4.pdf (37 KB)
  • IFBforNaturalGasAddendum1.pdf (1 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidTab.pdf (12 KB)
  • BidTabCORRECTED.pdf (12 KB)