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Western Illinois University
PA RFP #R264451
Professional and Artistic RFP: Legal Services
Award Info Published Monday February 29, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Davis & Campbell LLC, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $225,000
An estimated start date of 3/28/2016 through 6/30/2020
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $225,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5
Davis & Campbell was determined to be the most qualified vendor. Davis & Campbell did not submit the low price; however, the SPO has determined that given the firm's qualifications and experience in handling sensitive legal matters with the University, the hourly rate is fair and reasonable.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday February 2, 2016:

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
Submit 5 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. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. 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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  • R264451.docx (165 KB)
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