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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
SoleSource #CED2301

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Change Order
Published Wednesday June 29, 2022
Vendor: Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA
Change Order Amount: $30,000
The contract from Request for Proposal, EIU23JDR002, will not be in place prior to the end of this agreement, therefore, an extension is needed to ensure that there is no lapse in service for campus. The end date for this contract has been extended to August 31, 2022.

The buyer for this procurement is now Justin Richardson , (217) 581-7745.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
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 Friday January 8, 2021

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USARamsey, NJ

  • Amount: An estimated $200,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/1/2020 through 6/30/2022, 15 months
  • Renewals: None



1 total
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University is seeking a 15 month contract to allow for a fleet transition during the summer of 2022 with minimal impact to operations.

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 December 22, 2020
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Wednesday, December 2, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Cost Per Copy - Copier Program to Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Ramsey, NJ, for an estimated $200,000.
This purchase is for University copier fleet at price per copy.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Critical Changes to the Existing Contract are Necessary and Best Accomplished by the Contract Holder.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Connie Downey
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-7747
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Catherine Bradbury

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.

Hearing Details

December 23, 2020
9:00 AM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Catherine Bradbury
Phone: (217) 993-2327
Additional Information: All sole source hearings under the jurisdiction of the Chief Procurement Officer for Higher Education will be conducted by tele-conference only until the in-person option is reinstated.
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:
December 18, 2020
Register with:
Catherine Bradbury
Phone: (217) 993-2327

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
  • CED23-01Konica.pdf (841 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • CED2301KonicaPt2.pdf (119 KB)
Other Related Sole Source Documents
  • CED2301ChangeOrder.pdf (729 KB)