University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Furnish and Deliver Coal
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
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
Potential Future Renewals:
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.
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:
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:
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.