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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northern Illinois University
SoleSource #kef118340
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Tuesday September 28, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: Spider Company, Rockford, IL
Amount: An estimated $65,000
An estimated start date of 9/22/2010 through 3/31/2011, 7 months
The University reserves the right to amend this sole source award. Amendments may be issued for reasons including but not limited to increasing or decreasing dollar amounts and/or quantities, and/or to extend or decrease the time period of term, as needed and as determined to be in the best interest of the University.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, September 3, 2010
The University awarded a contract for micro-machining studies/research to Spider Company, Rockford, IL, for an estimated $65,000.
Sole Source Hearing

Where: Northern Illinois University
Lowden Hall 107, DeKalb IL 60115

Date: Monday, 9/20/10
Time: 9 a.m. local time
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the sole supplier's item is to be procured for commercial resale. vendor is uniquely qualified to provide micro-machining manufacturing process improvement concept studies and micro-machining prototype product manufacturing research for work on an existing NIU ICDM Program contract with the U.S. Army/TARDEC-TACOM.

For additional information, contact:
Katherine Frank
Phone: (815) 753-6138

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.

September 20, 2010
9:00 AM
Northern Illinois University
Lowden Hall 107
DeKalb IL
DeKalb , IL
Katherine Frank
Phone:(815) 753-6138
Fax:(815) 753-6800
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
September 17, 2010
Register with:
Katherine Frank
Phone:(815) 753-6138
Fax:(815) 753-6800

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 September 17, 2010.

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.

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Sole Source Justification
  • kef118340.pdf (185 KB)
  • kef118340SpiderSoleSourceJustificationPartII92110.pdf (179 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • KEF118340HearingDocuments.pdf (95 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • Spider20100927.pdf (596 KB)