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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
SoleSource #ES13003
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Monday June 3, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: T2 Systems, Inc.
Amount: $64,470
Renewal: 1st of 1, 6/27/2013 through 6/26/2014
Pricing Changes: 
4% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
This remains a sole source purchase. Sole Source Justification for renewal attached.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The buyer for this procurement is now Stacy Brown, (309) 438-7611.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Thursday June 7, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: T2 Systems, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Amount: $61,643
An estimated start date of 6/26/2012 through 6/26/2013, 12 months
1 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $65,419
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 June 5, 2012
hearing documents attached
First published Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The University awarded a contract for a software subscription renewal to T2 Systems, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, for $61,643.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For additional information, contact:
Ernest Olson
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-7611
FAX: (309) 438-5555

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.

May 30, 2012
2:00 PM
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
May 23, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

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
  • ES13003.pdf (78 KB)
  • ES13003Renewal.pdf (83 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • ES13003hearing.pdf (194 KB)