|The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) is giving notice of its intent to award RFP Reference #22027641 to Burke Burns & Pinelli, LTD, to provide legal counsel and guidance to IBHE on a variety of issues related to IBHE's functions.|
The RFP was categorized as Professional and Artistic Services. The names of respondents who submitted proposals are listed below. The proposals were distributed to an evaluation committee and evaluated in accordance with the evaluation factors included in the RFP. The technical scores were compiled and then price was opened and ranked from lowest to highest bidder based on the hourly rate for a partner.
Burke Burns and Pinelli, LTD, received the highest ranked score for technical qualifications and experience. Burke Burns and Pinelli, LTD, did not offer the lowest price, but the hourly rate is a fair and competitive rate in line with the other vendors. The award decision is based on the highest technical score.
The State Purchasing Officer concurs with this recommendation of award.