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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Emergency Award #JMG859

Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase

Award Info Awarded Monday August 24, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Vargas Group Inc, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $312,349
An estimated start date of 8/24/2020 through 11/22/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, August 24, 2020
The University awarded a contract for COVID-19 Disinfection and Cleaning.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
This vendor was selected because our current vendor does not have enough available staff to supplement environmental cleaning/sanitation/disinfection of east and west campus buildings needed for COVID-19 pandemic-level cleaning for reopening and return to campus for the academic year. In addition, Facilities Management added a third shift to maintain the buildings due the increased need for such deep cleaning and offset the impact of a strike by building service workers staff.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter

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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  • JMG859SignedVargasGroup.pdf (497 KB)