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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
SoleSource #1601PP
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Thursday June 13, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Amount: $149,488.50
Renewal: 2nd, 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: CSU has taken into account Section 8(i)(a)(b) of the IL BEP ACT in conducting this renewal.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday June 12, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Siemens Industry, Inc., Carol Stream, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $442,256
An estimated start date of 8/31/2015 through 6/30/2018, 36 months
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $298,977
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Tuesday August 4, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
First published Friday, July 17, 2015
The University awarded a contract for Service Maintenance Agreement to Siemens Industry, Inc., Carol Stream, IL, for an amount not to exceed $442,256.
Service agreement for the Building Automation System (BAS) that operates and controls the campus HVAC systems.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Sheena Aikens
Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive
ADM 208
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 821-2833
FAX: (773) 995-4492
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

August 5, 2015
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio teleconference. Email or call the Hearing Contact for details.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
July 31, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1601PPPart1.pdf (637 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1601PPPart1revised.pdf (67 KB)
  • 1601PPpart2.pdf (66 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • SS1601PPSignedRatification.pdf (84 KB)
  • SSE1601PP.pdf (103 KB)