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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #KRS029
Invitation for Bid: Janitorial Services
Renewal Info
Published Thursday March 21, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Garco, Inc./Alpha, Inc.
Amount: $460,032
Renewal: 1st of 1, 4/1/2013 through 3/31/2015
Pricing Changes: 
3% increase per KRS029.
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: None
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Gary Reis.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Tuesday March 9, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: Garco, Inc./Alpha, Inc., Homer Glen, IL
Amount: $669,950
An estimated start date of 4/1/2010 through 3/31/2013
1 two-year
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
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 Monday December 21, 2009
Addendum 1, includes questions and answers from the Pre-Bid meeting.
First published Friday, December 4, 2009
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 5, 2010:

Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203

The University of Illinois invites sealed bid proposals for Janitorial Services during the period of April 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013 with the option to renew for one (1) additional two (2) year period at the same terms and conditions based on satisfactory performance, continuing need and availability of funds. A pre-bid conference will be held on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:00 am to answer questions.

For additional information, contact:
Kunal Shah
Phone: (312) 996-0853
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.

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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