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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #MEC127
Invitation for Bid: Furniture
Award InfoPublished Monday July 27, 2009
Awarded to:
Vendor: Mid-City Office Products, Rockford, IL
Amount: $396,148
Terms:  One-time transaction
Vendor: Graceful Concepts & Images, Inc., Frankfort, IL
Amount: $173,008
Terms:  One-time transaction
Vendor: Henricksen, Itasca, IL
Amount: $7,756
Terms:  One-time transaction
Vendor: Corporate Concepts, Lombard, IL
Amount: $7,681
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 7
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 Thursday April 9, 2009
Reminder of State Board of Elections Certification Requirement by Public Act 95-971, and clarification of item No. 17 in Addendum 2.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday March 31, 2009
The bid opening date has been changed to Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 2:00 PM CDT. Addendum 2 includes Revised Pricing Schedule, Pre-bid Conference Attendance Record, additional drawings, and revised specification sheets.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 16, 2009
The bid opening date has changed to April 2, 2009, 2:00 PM CDT time.
First published Thursday, February 19, 2009
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 21, 2009:

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

This bid is for furniture for the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford Rural Health Professions Building.
The University will hold a non-mandatory pre-bid conference at 809 South Marshfield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612 at 10 am CST on Thursday February 26, 2009. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the product and services requested and proposal procedures. Prospective Bidders must respond by e-mail to Mary Cooke: or by phone at 312.413.1610 on or before February 23, 2009 with firm name and number of attendees. A maximum of 3 representatives from each firm may attend.
Access to the Pre-Bid Conference
If special accommodations are required for bidders to attend the Pre-Proposal Conference or the proposal opening, contact the Purchasing Division no later than 3 days before the event.

For additional information, contact:
Mary Cooke
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-1610
FAX: (312) 996-3135
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. This procurement will 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.

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