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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
SoleSource #BL010411
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Tuesday June 7, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc d/b/a MBM Corporation, Rocky Mountain, NC
Amount: An estimated $130,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012, 12 months
Per our franchise agreement with Chic-fil-A, Eastern Illinois University is required to purchase products from this company.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday May 24, 2011
Hearing documents attached
First published Friday, April 29, 2011
The University awarded a contract for edible and non-edible items to Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc d/b/a MBM Corporation, Rocky Mountain, NC, for an estimated $130,000.
Items purchased are for resale in the Eastern Illinois University Food Court, Chic-Fil-A restaurant.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the University is required to purchase from this vendor, per our franchise agreement.

For additional information, contact:
Lisa Standerfer
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-6010
FAX: (217) 581-6015

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may 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 panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

May 19, 2011
10:00 AM
1133 Business Office Conference Room
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL
Lisa Standerfer
Phone:(217) 581-6010
Fax:(217) 581-6015
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 18, 2011
Register with:
Lisa Standerfer
Phone:(217) 581-6010
Fax:(217) 581-6015

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than May 18, 2011.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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
  • BL010411JustificationDocumentPartII.pdf (216 KB)
  • MeadowbrookMeatCompanyIncJustification.pdf (86 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • BL010411HearingDocs.pdf (140 KB)