Office of the Illinois State Treasurer
Judy Baar Topinka
Request for Proposals
January 9, 2003
I. Need for Services:
The Treasurer’s Office is responsible for a number of general banking functions and oversees a
variety of programs that involve banking services, including but not limited to, Bright Start,
Access to Capital, Agricultural Programs, Day Care Initiative Program, Disaster Recovery, and
Experience Illinois Program. Because of these responsibilities, the Treasurer’s Office must
maintain a strong and open relationship with the banking/financial institution community. To
this end, the Treasurer’s Office is seeking a person to serve as a Banking Liaison.
II. Project Term:
The Treasurer will require these services for a period of six months. The Treasurer, in her sole
discretion, may exercise her right to renew these services for up to three additional six month
periods as is permitted by the Treasurer’s Procurement Code (44 IL ADC 1400).
III. Contents of Responses:
Each response must contain the following:
A. A cover letter with the following information:
1. The name, address, e-mail address (if available) and telephone number of the person
or persons available for contact concerning your response and who is authorized to
make representations on behalf of you or your organization.
2. A statement indicating that, with the submission of your response, you understand
that you are making an offer to the Illinois State Treasurer which is binding from the
response opening date of January 24, 2003 until March 1, 2003.
3. A statement indicating your understanding of the Contractual Terms as set forth in
Section V and your agreement to these terms if you are awarded the services in this
B. Responses must be submitted in a sealed envelope or package bearing the title “State
Treasurer’s Request for Proposals for Banking Liaison.” The package must include five
copies of the response.