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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Civil Structural Retainer

Renewal Info
Published Friday April 28, 2023
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Crawford Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2023 through 6/30/2024
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract. The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Bridget McHatton.
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.

Award Info Published Tuesday June 7, 2022

Crawford Murphy & Tilly, Inc.Springfield, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
  • BEP [30% / $0]
  • VBP [3% / $0]
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000

Unsuccessful respondents (8)



9 total

1 successful respondent

8 unsuccessful respondents

9 BEP consultants
9 VBP consultants
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Daniela Giurgea, (217) 333-4095

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: John Knittle

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 Tuesday December 21, 2021
This Addendum 01 supplements the original Request for Professional Services Qualifications and shall be taken into account when preparing the Professional Services Consultant Submittal. This Addendum provides updated submission information for the previously published Advertisement and does not alter the previously published Qualifications Submittal due date.
First published Monday, November 22, 2021
Project Description
The University of Illinois Springfield is seeking statements of qualifications from Professional Services Consultants interested in providing the Springfield campus with civil and structural engineering services on a retainer basis. The agreement will be for one year (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) with options to renew for up to three additional year periods (July 1 - June 30) for a total of four years, with the opportunity to make adjustments in the scheduled hourly rates. For long project description, see Attachment 1.

Project Location: University of Springfield, 1 University Pl, Springfield, IL 62703

See attached for complete details.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Friday January 7, 2022:
At the following address:
Facilities and Services-UIS Facilities and Service
Business Services Building, MS BSB #43
MS BSB #43, One University Plaza
Atten Breanna Hubbard,, 21720607465
Springfield, IL 62703
via Electronic Bidding
Officially recognized timestamped submittal date will be the the electronic copy of the packet, organized and with electronic bookmarks as indicated above, shall be submitted in pdf format, using the URL

to complete and submit the information. The electronic copy shall be submitted using the web at the URL listed and will not be accepted via email.
Contact Information:
Breanna Hubbard
Facilities and Services-UISFacilities and Services
Business Services Building
MS BSB #43
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 206-7465

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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
  • PSSS22R03Ad.pdf (165 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1S22R03BidAdvertisementforPosting20211216.pdf (197 KB)