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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Invitation for Bid: Purchase of Natural Gas
Award Info Published Monday February 6, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Mansfield Power & Gas, Gainesville, GA
Amount: An estimated $3,250,000
An estimated start date of 5/1/2017 through 4/30/2022
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,600,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
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 State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.
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 at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday January 12, 2017:

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 additional information, 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
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 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
  • 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)