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Bid for State Nursery Labor (08/02/2013) 

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.
IPB Reference Number:
22031529 
DNR Reference Number:
13-75122 
Date First Offered:
7/19/2013 
Small Business Set Aside:
No 
BEP Requirement*:
No 
* Business Enterprise Program
Overview:
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.
Solicitation Type:
Invitation for Bid 
Category:
General Services 
Status:
Open 
Bid Published:
7/19/2013 
Due Date/Time:
8/2/2013 2:00 PM local time
Solicitation Document:
Additional Material 1:
Additional Material 2:
 
Vendor Conference:
7/26/2013 10:30 AM 
Location:
Mason State Nursery
17855 North County Road 2400 East
Topeka, IL 61567
Phone:  309-535-2185

For directions, please call the Nursery
Attendance:
Mandatory 
 
Contact Name:
Paula Martel 
Address:
IDNR, One Natural Resources Way 
Springfield , IL  62702 
Phone:
217-557-0729 
Fax:
217-785-8565 
Email Address:
TDD:
217-782-9175 
Public Act 95-971 contains registration requirements regarding bids and proposals submitted by vendors. You must read and comply with the requirements. See www.purchase.state.il.us for additional information.
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