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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
SoleSource #80041
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Friday March 1, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: The Bank of Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
Amount: An estimated $6,868,300
An estimated start date of 4/2/2019 through 4/1/2029, 120 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Tuesday February 26, 2019
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.
First published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Housing & Auxiliary Facility System Revenue Bond to The Bank of Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, for an estimated $6,868,300.
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University approved the project for the Resurface/Rebuild Parking Lots A, VCF, 10, CU and Korte Stadium at the Edwardsville campus. The project includes expansion and reconfiguration of lots to increase accessibility and student safety, and new pavement markings, curbs, ADA accessible curb ramps, sections of new sidewalk, adding emergency phones and new energy efficient LED lighting. Funding for the project will come from issuance of revenue bonds with debt service to be repaid with SIUE parking operating revenues.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Difficult to obtain direct placement financing following the State budget impasse, credit rating downgrades and tax cuts.

For additional information, contact:
Shelly Albert
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3265
FAX: (618) 650-3251
State Purchasing Officer - Ashley Stewart

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.

February 28, 2019
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986
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:
February 23, 2019
Register with:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986

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
  • 80041SIUE.pdf (1 MB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 80041Pt2.pdf (48 KB)