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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
SoleSource #RS12005
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Tuesday August 9, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Normal, IL
Amount: An estimated $60,000
An estimated start date of 7/13/2014 through 7/20/2014, 1 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 August 8, 2011
The hearing documents have been attached to the notice.
First published Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The University awarded a contract for Council of Writing Administrators Conference to Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Normal, IL, for an estimated $60,000.
Illinois State University is hosting the Council of Writing Program Administrator (WPA) conference. The chosen facility has the most appropriate accommodations to match the required needs and location for the conference.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the venue location is adjacent to campus facilities.

For additional information, contact:
Robyn Schuline
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.

July 29, 2011
10:00 AM
100 South Fell Avenue
Room 226
Normal, IL
Judy Johnson
Phone:(309) 438-7611
Fax:(309) 438-5555
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:
July 27, 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 July 27, 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
  • RS12005part1.pdf (626 KB)
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  • RS12005publichearingdocs.pdf (395 KB)