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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
RFP #L210307-8134C
Request for Proposal: Concession for Food Service
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday February 5, 2015
No responses were received.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday December 15, 2014
The University will be closed for the Christmas holiday from December 25, 2014 through January 4, 2015.
First published Friday, December 12, 2014
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday January 30, 2015:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

The University Student Center is seeking Proposals from qualified firms (“Proposers”) to provide a food service concept in the Student Center for the period beginning August 1, 2015, or the soonest date possible, and continuing through July 31, 2019 with the possibility of 3 two-year renewals based on satisfactory performance, continuing need and availability of funds. In no event will the total term of the contract, including the initial term, any renewal terms and any extensions, exceed 10 years.
A vendor conference consisting of a question and answer session and facility tour will be held in the Student Center on the Carbondale campus at 10:00 AM on January 14, 2015. ATTENDANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. This conference will be held in the Vermillion Room on the second floor of the Student Center. All questions asked during the conference will be answered in writing and posted to the Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin.
The Technical Proposal and Pricing Proposal should be furnished in one original and seven copies, and one CD or jump drive.
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 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 additional information, contact:
Tina Logan
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 8 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
  • L210307-8134C.docx (312 KB)
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  • L210307-8134Camendment1.pdf (86 KB)
  • L210307-8134Cdrawing.pdf (121 KB)