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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SoleSource #K2810459002S
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday April 11, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Select Aerospace Industries, Incorporated, DBA Avotek, Weyers Cave, VA
Amount: An estimated $473,736
Terms:  One-time transaction
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 Wednesday March 23, 2011
CPO justification and hearing officer recommendation documents have been added.
First published Monday, January 31, 2011
The University awarded a contract for Avionics training equipment to Select Aerospace Industries, Incorporated, DBA Avotek, Weyers Cave, VA, for an estimated $473,736.
The quantities and descriptions of the equipment are 6 each AV11 Avionics System Trainer; 6 each Auto Pilot System Trainer AV12; and 1 each PT6-20 Turboprop Engine E43.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the manufacturer is the only one that manufactures the training equipment for aviation maintenance technology schools.

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

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.

February 15, 2011
10:00 AM
1255 Douglas Drive
Room 217
Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
Robert Shultz
Phone:(618) 453-6717
Fax:(618) 536-0002
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
February 14, 2011
Register with:
Robert Shultz
Phone:(618) 453-6717
Fax:(618) 536-0002

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 February 14, 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
  • SoleSourceJustificationK2810459002S.pdf (181 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • K2810459002SHearingOfficerRecommendation.pdf (100 KB)
Other Related Sole Source Documents
  • K2810459002SJustification.pdf (76 KB)