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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JNA2007
Invitation for Bid: Charter Bus Services
Award Info Published Tuesday July 16, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Peoria Charter Coach Company, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,700,000
An estimated start date of 7/16/2019 through 6/30/2021
4 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $6,800,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Bridget McHatton.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday June 27, 2019:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA), on behalf of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, requires transportation for various University administrators, faculty, staff, current students, prospective students, athletes, coaches and other persons invited to travel to-and-from scheduled activities in a safe, reliable and timely manner. The intent of this solicitation is to establish a Master Contract to service all individual University departments. An optional pre-bid meeting to discuss State requirements will be held via conference call on June 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM Local Time. Please see section 1.5 of the bid document for additional information.

For additional information, contact:
Jacqueline Anderson
212 Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-0533
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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
  • 1JNA2007CharterBusServices.pdf (430 KB)
  • 1JNA2007Pricing.xlsx (22 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1JNA2007BidTab.pdf (41 KB)