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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SoleSource #K2700420003S13
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Thursday May 30, 2013
Vendor: ACT, Incorporated
Change Order Amount: $101,044.44
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Monday August 6, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: ACT, Incorporated, Iowa City, IA
Amount: An estimated $77,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013, 12 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 Thursday August 2, 2012
Documents have been added by this modification.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
First published Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The University awarded a contract for prospective student names for recruitment purposes to ACT, Incorporated, Iowa City, IA, for an estimated $77,000.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the vendor provides specific college testing (ACT and PLAN) to students and the names of those students are purchased for recruitment purposes.

For additional information, contact:
Robert Shultz
Phone: (618) 453-6717

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to 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 officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

June 27, 2012
2:00 PM
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
June 26, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

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
  • K2700420003S13.pdf (169 KB)
  • K2700420003S13Justification.pdf (51 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • K2700420002SJustification.pdf (60 KB)
  • K2700420003S13HearingOfficerRecommendations.pdf (310 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • K2700420003S13ChangeOrder.pdf (265 KB)