The Department of Natural Resources is requesting Offers
(bids/proposals) from responsible Vendors to meet the State's needs. Below
is a brief description of our needs with detailed requirements in subsequent
sections of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet these
requirements, please submit an Offer.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is seeking services of a Vendor to provide labor services to assist State Nursery Program operations at Mason State Nursery in Topeka, Illinois and Union State Nursery in Jonesboro, Illinois. Vendor's services shall include weeding seed beds; harvesting seed; and harvesting, grading, sorting, counting, and packaging seedlings. The State Nursery Program supplies various programs administered by the Department with native Illinois ecotype plant material to advance the management, education, conservation, and protection of Illinois’ natural, recreational, and cultural resources.
A mandatory Vendor Conference is scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Mason State Nursery. See Section A.5 of the attached Solicitation document.
Mason State Nursery
17855 North County Road 2400 East
Topeka, IL 61567
For directions, please call the Nursery
Public Act 95-971 contains registration
requirements regarding bids and proposals submitted by vendors. You must
read and comply with the requirements. See
for additional information.
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and Federal Constitutions, the Illinois Human Rights Act, the U.S. Civil
Rights Act, and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act, the State of
Illinois does not discriminate in employment, contracts, or any other