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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
SoleSource #JS11001
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday June 27, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Rock in Victory Ministries, Inc., Bloomington, IL
Amount: $174,000
An estimated start date of 6/22/2011 through 6/21/2012, 12 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 Monday June 27, 2011
Attachment of Public Hearing Documents
First published Friday, June 3, 2011
The University awarded a contract for Radio Tower and associated consulting services to Rock in Victory Ministries, Inc., Bloomington, IL, for $174,000.
Rock inVictory Ministries (RIVM) will provide tower space to Illinois State University (ISU) to install, operate and maintain an FM antenna at a height of 100 ft. for the purpose of facilitating a transmit and receive antenna radio system. They will also provide appropriate personnel to aid in the transition of RIVM’s Low Power FM Broadcast license (FCC License) and radio station to WZND, including both technical and administrative assistance, including but not limited to, implementation of non-commercial policies and procedures and a development plan.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the spot market of tower space.

For additional information, contact:
Judy Johnson
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
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.

June 20, 2011
10:00 AM
100 S. Fell Ave.
Suite D
Room 226
Normal, IL
Judy Johnson
Phone:(309) 438-7611
Fax:(309) 438-5555
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
June 17, 2011
Register with:
Judy Johnson
Phone:(309) 438-7611
Fax:(309) 438-5555

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 June 17, 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
  • JS11001PartI.pdf (789 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • JS11001publichearing-1.pdf (426 KB)