Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Public Broadcasting Services, Charlotte, NC
Amount: An estimated $930,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, June 19, 2020
The University awarded a contract for programming.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking an exemption for programming to WSIU, WUSI, WSEC, WMEC, and WQEC.
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 will supply public television programs for the campus operated television stations.
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The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.