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Illinois Comptroller
SoleSource #SS191029

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 14, 2019
The CPO has upheld the decision for the Illinois Office of Comptroller to proceed with the sole source with Bowe Bell & Howell. A copy of the approved Sole Source Justification Form Part II is attached.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday November 12, 2019
This notice is being issued to cancel the Sole Source hearing scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2019. No interested parties requested a hearing to contest a contract award to Bowe Bell & Howell for Intelligent Inserting Systems Machine Upgrade.
First published Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The University intends to award a contract for Bowe Bell & Howell to Bowe Bell & Howell, Wheeling, IL, for an estimated $135,298.
The Illinois Office of Comptroller (IOC) is giving notice of intent to enter into a sole source contract with Bowe Bell & Howell to provide an Itelligent Inserting Systems Machine Upgrade. A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on November 13, 2019, at the 325 W. Adams St., Springfield, IL 62704. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday, November 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to: Eugene Oliver 325 W. Adams St. Springfield, Il 62704 E-mail: Eugene.Oliver@illinoiscomptroller.gov Phone: 217-558-3356 The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, November 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to the notice contact listed above. If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether contract award by Sole Source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the contract by the sole source procurement method.
This notice is being issued to cancel the Sole Source hearing scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2019. No interested parties requested a hearing to contest a contract award to Bowe Bell & Howell for Intelligent Inserting Systems Machine Upgrade.
The CPO has upheld the decision for the Illinois Office of Comptroller to proceed with the sole source with Bowe Bell & Howell. A copy of the approved Sole Source Justification Form Part II is attached.
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 instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Eugene Oliver
325 W Adams
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (217) 558-3356
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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

Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Office of the Comptroller
325 West Adams Street
TTI Conference Room, 1st Floor
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Eugene Oliver
Phone:(217) 558-3356
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:
November 8, 2019
Register with:
Eugene Oliver
Phone:(217) 558-3356

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
  • SSJFPart1.pdf (2 MB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • SSJFPart2.pdf (469 KB)