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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
RFP #R013242Rebid

Request for Proposal: Television Programming Services

Award Info Published Tuesday May 4, 2021

Apogee Telecom IncAustin, TX

  • Amount: An estimated $450,000
$4.46/drop/mo x 2800 drops
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2024
  • Renewals: 7 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $1,200,000

Unsuccessful respondents (2)



3 total

1 successful respondent

2 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Lora Lidaywa, (309) 298-1819

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Constance Ratliff

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 Tuesday February 23, 2021
Addendum 2 has been issued and includes vendor questions/clarifications on the BEP goal.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 19, 2021
The bid opening date has been changed to February 26, 2021.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday February 15, 2021
The bid opening date has been changed to February 23, 2021.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 9, 2021
Addendum 1 has been issued and includes the attendance sheets from the mandatory pre-submission conference.
First published Friday, January 29, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Friday February 26, 2021:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-0000
Western Illinois University is requesting proposals to provide television programming services for the Macomb, IL campus. Services will be provided mainly in the on-campus residence halls. However, services will also be needed in other campus facilities such as the Union Hotel, Campus Recreation Center, and other designated campus facilities.
A mandatory Pre-Submission Conference via Zoom is scheduled for Friday, February 5, 2021 at 10:30 AM CST. Vendors must email Lora Lidaywa at by 4:30 PM CST on Thursday, February 4, 2021 to register for attendance. See section 1.5 of the request for proposal document for additional information.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Submit 1 original, 1 electronic (on USB or CD), and 1 hard copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 percent 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
  • R013242RebidAddendum1.pdf (413 KB)
  • R013242RebidAddendum2.pdf (114 KB)
  • R013242RebidTelevisionProgrammingServices.docx (253 KB)
  • R013242RebidUPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R013242RebidBidTab.pdf (107 KB)