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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R062937
Invitation for Bid: Printing of the Student Newspaper and Magazine
Award Info Published Thursday July 30, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Gatehouse Media, DBA Register Mail, Galesburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $135,000
An estimated start date of 7/29/2015 through 6/30/2018
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $90,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
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 Monday July 13, 2015
See Addendum 2 for information on soy ink. The bid opening date has been changed to July 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm local time.
First published Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday July 22, 2015:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

For additional information, contact:
Dawna Zimmerman
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
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. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • R062937.docx (163 KB)
  • R062937Addendum1.docx (160 KB)
  • R062937Addendum2.docx (157 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R062937bidtab.pdf (593 KB)