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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
RFP #R064257
Request for Proposal: Western Hall Lower Bleacher Replacement
Award Info Published Wednesday December 9, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Carroll Seating Company, Elk Grove Village, IL
Amount: An estimated $607,758
An estimated start date of 1/4/2016 through 12/31/2016
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, October 19, 2015
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday November 11, 2015:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Western Illinois University is seeking a vendor to provide and install a new telescopic seating system in Western Hall, Macomb, IL. This project will include the removal and disposal of the existing 1980?s era, lower-level bleacher seating and installation of a new wall-attached, telescopic seating system comprised of an electrically-operated system capable of being operated (deployed and retracted) by one person.
A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 10:30 AM CST at WIU's Western Hall - Hall of Fame Room, Macomb, IL. A site visit will immediately follow. Vendor questions must be in written form and submitted no later than 12:00 PM CST on Thursday, November 5, 2015.

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
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
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 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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