Northeastern Illinois University
RFP #LCS2023

Request for Proposal: Legislative Consulting Services

Award Info Published Wednesday January 10, 2024

Kasper & Nottage, P.C.CHICAGO, IL

  • Amount: $246,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2024 through 6/30/2027
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $246,000
  • Fuentes Consulting, LLC. (subcontractor)
    BEP [30% / $73,800]

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Victoria Santiago, (773) 442-5301

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Eleanor Curcuro

The University award process may be delayed as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Addendum #1 is being published to answer one question received, edit Section 1.5 of the solicitation, and to add a zoom link for the virtual public proposal opening. Note: The proposal due date has changed to Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. CT.
First published Thursday, October 5, 2023
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 8, 2023:
At the following address:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor, Room C-435
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
via E-bidding
The Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU or University) is accepting proposals from professional firms, including law firms, to provide legislative consulting services and advocacy activities in support of the Universitys legislative agenda. The Universitys goal is to ensure that its needs are represented to the legislative and executive branches of State of Illinois government consistent with its mission and with overall University priorities.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Janea Franklin
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-5305
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Eleanor Curcuro
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 a 30 percent 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.


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Specification Documents

  • Addendum1-LCS2023-LegislativeConsultingServices.pdf (121 KB)
  • LCS2023LegislativeConsultingServicesFinalRFP.docx (254 KB)
  • NEIUCAMPUSMAP-PurchasingOffice.pdf (1 MB)

Public Opening Documents

  • SolicitationOpeningSheet-LCS2023-LegislativeConsultingServices.pdf (267 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • ConflictofInterestreviewForm-KasperandNottageLCS2023-Signed.pdf (604 KB)
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