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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1RMJ1904
Invitation for Bid: Furnish and Deliver Coal
Award Info Published Thursday September 13, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Eagle River Coal, LLC, Harrisburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $6,769,500
An estimated start date of 9/15/2018 through 6/30/2019
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $34,000,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The other vendor who responded to this solicitation did not choose to complete the required BEP Utilization Plan, therefore was eliminated from the process.
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 Thursday May 31, 2018
Amendment 1: The bid opening date has been changed to June 7, 2018. PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR UTILIZATION PLAN WITH YOUR BID RESPONSE.
First published Thursday, May 3, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:00 PM, Thursday June 7, 2018:

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

An optional conference call will be held on May 16, 2018 @ 9:30am local time. Please see section 1.5 of the Bid document for details. PLEASE INCLUDE UTILIZATION PLAN WITH SUBMISSION.

For additional information, contact:
Ryan Johnson
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-7922
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. 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
  • 1RMJ1904Amendment1.pdf (340 KB)
  • IFB1RMJ1904Coal.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • 1RMJ1904BEPCostAnalysis.xlsx (15 KB)
  • 1RMJ1904_Waiver.pdf (1022 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1RMJ1904BidTab.pdf (46 KB)