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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1APG1607
Invitation for Bid: Furnish & Deliver New Tractor
Award Info Published Monday December 14, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: M&S Implement Company Incorporated, Harrisburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $66,750
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
The award amount is the bid price of $66,750 for the equipment. This price will be offset by vendor’s offer of $17,500 in trade in value for a total cost to the University of $49,250 plus the equipment to be traded.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Stephen Rotello.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday November 19, 2015:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The University is seeking a new, unused current production model year tractor with a front end loader to be delivered to the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center (DSAC) located in Simpson, Illinois. Please note the pre-bid meeting outlined in Section 1.5 of the bid document. The conference call will be held November 9, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. CST. Although conference call attendance is optional, potential bidders are strongly encouraged to attend to hear the explanations and ask questions about the State of Illinois registration requirements. Please have the solicitation document available for reference purposes.

For additional information, contact:
Andrew Gabel
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-6546
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
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. 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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  • 1APG1607FurnishandDeliverTractor.pdf (282 KB)
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