Western Illinois University
Professional and Artistic RFP: Legal Services
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Davis & Campbell, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $475,000
An estimated start date of 3/11/2019 through 3/11/2024
Potential Future Renewals:
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Addendum 1 has been attached along with a list of currently registered BEP vendors for legal services.
First published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday October 18, 2018:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
The University is seeking Request for Proposals for legal services and guidance in regards to labor, employment, and benefit issues. Specialized expertise is being sought concerning employment and labor law and counseling, including collective bargaining and the rules, regulations and procedures of the Illinois Education Labor Relations Boards and the Illinois Labor Relations Boards. The successful law firm may also be used for other legal services such as benefits questions and other issues as needed.
There will be a pre-submission conference call on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 10:30 am CST. This conference is not mandatory. Call-in information can be found in the proposal document.
For additional information, contact:
Phone: (309) 298-1819
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
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. There is a 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.