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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1EJB2005

Invitation for Bid: Lab Animal Bedding

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 4, 2022
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Prairieland Feeds
Amount: An estimated $337,000
Renewal: 1 of 2, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2024
Pricing Changes: 
6% price increase
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $337,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Chelsea Collier , (217) 244-2065.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
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 Thursday June 27, 2019

Prairieland FeedsSavoy, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $317,601
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2022
  • Renewals: 2 two-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $462,342.36

Unsuccessful respondents (0)

Buyer for this procurement: Erin Bullok, (217) 244-9926

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

One non-responsive bidder.

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 June 3, 2019
Amendment 2: The deadline to submit proposals has been changed to 2:00 PM CDT, Thursday, June 6, 2019.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday May 22, 2019
Amendment 1: Clarification/correction of the deadline to submit proposals - 2:00 PM CDT, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
First published Thursday, May 2, 2019
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday June 6, 2019:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The University of Illinois Division of Animal resources requires contact bedding for laboratory rodents.

This is a rebid of 1CJF1906.

PLEASE NOTE: A pre-submission conference call will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11:00am Central Daylight Time. While attendance is not mandatory, it is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to ensure that potential vendors have a full understanding of bid submission requirements. See bid document for call in information.


Preferences in favor of environmentally preferable supplies, recycled supplies, and resident bidders may apply. See sec. 2.2.3 of the IFB for a full listing and description of possible applicable preferences.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Erin Bullok
212 Illini Plaza
1817. S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9926
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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
  • 1EJB2005-A2.pdf (125 KB)
  • IFB1EJB2005-A1.pdf (135 KB)
  • IFB1EJB2005.pdf (576 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1EJB2005BidTab.pdf (30 KB)