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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C400M

Invitation for Bid: 4 x 4 SUVs

Award Info
Published Thursday November 3, 2005
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Terry's Ford Lincoln Mercury, Peotone, IL
Amount:  $46,419.60
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 4
Two lower bids were received which do not meet the specifications, specifically the gear shift is on the floor, rather than on the column as specified. This is essential in that the units are being fitted as police interceptor units, and the shifter on the floor will not facilitate the required radio equipment.
First published Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 27, 2005:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

for 4 x 4 SUVs (Bid # C400M).The University is seeking bids for two new model year 2006 Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, GMC or University approved equivalent 4 x 4 SUVs to meet the specifications listed in the attached document. The vehicles being requested are to be used by the campus Department of Public Safety. The University offers for trade-in consideration two 2003 Crown Victoria Police Pursuit vehicles also listed in the attached document. Trade-ins may be inspected on October 20, 2005 at the SIUC Travel Service facility.

An award will be made to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications and requirements.

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 Kevin Bame, State Purchasing Officer.)

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

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