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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C13375-0020M

Invitation for Bid: mowers

Award Info
Published Wednesday August 29, 2001
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Ideal Lawn & Tractor, Marion, IL,
Amount:  $40,289.55
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 5
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday August 10, 2001
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday August 27, 2001:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

for mowers (Bid # C13375-0020M). Southern Illinois University Carbondale is soliciting bids for 3 mowers, which must be equal to a John Deere Model 1435, with 24 horsepower liquid cooled diesel engine, and to meet the following specifications:

  • Two-wheel drive
  • 14.5 gallon fuel tank
  • Differential lock
  • Two pedal hydrostatic speed and direction control
  • Deluxe seat
  • Duel hydraulic controls
  • 72", 7-iron mower deck
  • Hydraulic weight transfer
  • 23 x 10.50 - Drive tires
  • 18 x 8.50-8 steering tires
  • Hard cab with heater and defroster
  • Work lights front and rear
  • 54" Heavy duty angling front blade
  • 4 Post rollover protection system with canopy for hard cab
The University is offering for trade-in two 1990 John Deere model 935, and one 1993 John Deere Model 935 mowers, each complete with Curtis Cab, w/Heater Blade, soft cab, 72" mower deck, and 54" angle blade.

The contract will be awarded to the lowest bidder meeting specifications and conditions.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Pamela Brandt, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Pat Cook
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714

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