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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R025099
Invitation for Bid: Rental of Chillers
Award InfoPublished Tuesday April 10, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Johnson Contracting Co., Inc., East Moline, IL
Amount: An estimated $330,000
An estimated start date of 5/10/2012 through 11/1/2012
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The amount shown is estimated and is dependent on the University's needs. Chillers will not be rented unless the University has cooling system failures. Pricing from low bidder for first week of rental (includes base bid, alternate A, and alternate B - acceptance of other alternates will depend on installation site requirements) - $22,560 (550 ton chiller), $17,621 (400 ton chiller), $16,026 (250 ton chiller).
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, March 19, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 3, 2012:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

In anticipation of cooling system failures, WIU is seeking bids for the rental of portable chillers. The University cannot determine if there will be a need for the rental of portable units or which building's system may fail. The amount of the award will be estimated and will be dependent on the University's needs.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
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.

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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