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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1RMJ2004

Invitation for Bid: Furnish & Deliver Coal

Renewal Info
Published Thursday January 23, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Knight Hawk Coal, LLC
Amount: An estimated $6,028,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $33,325,475
Comments: The initial term of the contract was posted incorrectly. Original contract term was 9/1/2019 through 06/30/2024. Initial term SHOULD BE 09/01/2019 to 06/30/2020. With 5 one-year renewals beginning 07/01/2020.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
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 Monday August 12, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Knight Hawk Coal, LLC, Percy, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,860,000
An estimated start date of 9/1/2019 through 6/30/2024
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $39,353,475
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday July 9, 2019:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
An optional conference call will be held on June 7, 2019 at 9:30am local time. Please see Section 1.5 of the bid document for details.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ryan Johnson
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-7922
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.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
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
  • IFB_1RMJ2004_Coal.pdf (565 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • IFB_1RMJ2004_Bid_Tab.pdf (46 KB)