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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
RFP #L050415

Request for Proposal: Bond Counsel Services

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday August 12, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Chapman and Cutler LLP
Amount: An estimated $126,194
Renewal: 2nd of 2, 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
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.
Renewal Info
Published Monday April 9, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Chapman and Cutler LLP
Amount: An estimated $126,194
Renewal: 1st of 2, 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $126,194

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday September 25, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Chapman and Cutler LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $199,252
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2018
Renewals:
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $252,388
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 11
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 Friday May 15, 2015
Amendment #2 is attached.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday May 14, 2015
The pre-bid conference minutes (Amendment #1) and the attendance sheet are attached.
First published Monday, May 4, 2015
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Wednesday May 27, 2015:
At the following address:
Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University is seeking proposals from nationally recognized law firms experienced in the field of municipal bonds to provide counseling and transactional representation to the University in the area of municipal debt financing and related services. The University is authorized to issue tax exempt debt and had $273 million of revenue bonds and $31 million of Certificates of Participation outstanding at June 30, 2014. There are two revenue bond systems within the University and revenue bond facilities on each of the UniversityĆ¢??s two main campuses and its Medical School.
A pre-submission conference will be held May 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM. The call in number is 877-937-7966, passcode 1398794. Questions regarding technical requirements will not be answered during this call and should be submitted as directed in 1.4. This teleconference is to discuss State of Illinois requirements for submission of the solicitation only. Please have the solicitation document available for reference purposes. Attendance is highly recommended.
Registration for conducting business with the State of Illinois: (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43. Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/business_services/howdoi.html Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Tina Logan
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
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.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • L050415.docx (80 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • L050415Amendment1.pdf (89 KB)
  • L050415Amendment2.pdf (75 KB)
  • L050415ExhibitA.pdf (540 KB)
  • L050415ExhibitB.pdf (47 KB)
  • L050415Pre-bidAttendanceSheet.pdf (6 KB)