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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
SoleSource #JS12003
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
This procurement has been cancelled
Published Wednesday February 8, 2012
A sole source award is not required for this transaction.
First published Monday, December 19, 2011
The University intends to award a contract for Permits and Fees to Norfolk Southern Corp., Norfolk, VA, for an estimated $170,000.
Permits, fees and other related charges for authorization to install new conduit and fiber optic cable under the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks in several locations.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the procurement is railroad crossings, facilities alterations or proprietary.

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.

January 4, 2012
2:00 PM
349C Stratton
401 S. Spring
Springfield, IL
Melena Pauley
Phone:(217) 552-2231
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Additional Information: Optional location: James R. Thompson Center, Room 9-035, 100 West Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601. A university location may be made available upon request.
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
January 2, 2012
Register with:
Melena Pauley
Phone:(217) 552-2231
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 January 2, 2012.

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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  • JS12003-1.pdf (119 KB)