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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
SoleSource #GS12001A
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Friday August 12, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Meadowbrook Meats, Rocky Mount, NC
Amount: An estimated $499,999
An estimated start date of 8/15/2011 through 6/30/2012, 11 months
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 Wednesday August 10, 2011
Hearing Documents Attached
First published Wednesday, July 20, 2011
The University awarded a contract for food and food supplies to Meadowbrook Meats, Rocky Mount, NC, for an estimated $499,999.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the item is to be procured for commercial resale.

For additional information, contact:
Gary Duffy
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

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.

August 9, 2011
2:00 PM
401 S. Spring St.
349C Stratton Bldg.
Springfield, IL
Melena Pauley
Phone:(217) 558-2231
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Additional Information: The Public Hearing may be attended by video conferencing at the following location: Suite 9-036 , James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL. 60601.
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
August 7, 2011
Register with:
Melena Pauley
Phone:(217) 558-2231
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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 August 7, 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
  • GS12001A.pdf (3 MB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • GS12001A2011-08-10-034103.pdf (625 KB)