Eastern Illinois University
Bid #BG013842
Invitation for Bid: Shuttle Bus Leases
Award InfoPublished Tuesday August 27, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Midwest Transit Equipment Inc., Whitestown, IN
Amount: $55,536
An estimated start date of 12/1/2013 through 11/30/2015
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Acme Auto Leasing, North Haven CT $66,000.00; Central States, Fenton MO $79,147.68
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.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday June 4, 2013
The bid opening date has been changed to June 17, 2013.
First published Thursday, May 30, 2013
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday June 17, 2013:

Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

For additional information, contact:
Connie Downey
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-7747
FAX: (217) 581-6015
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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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

  • BG013842.pdf (1014 KB)
  • BG013842Amendment1a.pdf (5 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • BG013842ConflictofInterest.pdf (48 KB)
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