Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington, VA
Amount: An estimated $930,360
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, August 2, 2019
The University awarded a contract for programming fees.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking an exemption for programming fees from Public Broadcasting Service for WSIU, WUSI, WSEC, WMEC and WQEC-TV.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for programming and broadcast license rights for university-operated radio and television stations(30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(7)) The vendor is providing programming for public television broadcasting programs for the campus operated television stations.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.