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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1DAG1707
Invitation for Bid: Provide washers and dryers and equip. maintenance
Award Info Published Thursday April 13, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: CSC ServiceWorks, Dayton, OH
Amount: An estimated $874,213.20
An estimated start date of 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2022
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $681,959.52
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
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 Friday March 3, 2017
Amendment Four to Add Section 5.2.E. End of Service to IFB and clarifications to Pricing Section 6.1 for initial term and renewals. Determination of Award statement was also added.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday February 22, 2017
Amendment Three to provide responses to questions submitted by vendors.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday February 9, 2017
Amendment Two to answer vendor questions and provide information on available parking options for vendors participating in the non-mandatory Site Tour on February 10, 2017 (Section 1.5 of the IFB).
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 3, 2017
A1 - The Date and time for the non-mandatory Teleconference to discuss mandatory State requirements and BEP Goals in Section 1.5.A. of the IFB has been changed to: Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Time: 10:00 am local time
First published Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday March 16, 2017:

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

The University requires an awarded vendor to lease washers and dryers to University Housing to meet requirements defined within this IFB; for vendors to provide status monitoring tools that will permit students and residents to remotely identify whether washers and dryers are available or busy and track to the status of the washer and dryer cycles when the cycles are complete through an automated smartphone application(?App?); provide maintenance services on the leased equipment; provide claims process for damaged clothing; and provide reports as needed by the University?s Housing Division.

For additional information, contact:
Deborah Gorvin
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-7680
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • IFB1DAG1707HousingLaundryEquipmentandServicesA1.doc (42 KB)
  • IFB1DAG1707HousingLaundryEquipmentandServicesA2.doc (46 KB)
  • IFB1DAG1707HousingLaundryEquipmentandServicesA3.doc (47 KB)
  • IFB1DAG1707HousingLaundryEquipmentandServicesA4.doc (80 KB)
  • IFB1DAG1707ProvideLaundryEquipmentandServices.docx (2 MB)