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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
SoleSource #12-2340T-SS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday June 20, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Simplex Grinnell LP, Palatine, IL
Amount: An estimated $92,327
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, April 29, 2011
The University awarded a contract for fire alarm testing and maintenance to Simplex Grinnell LP, Palatine, IL, for an estimated $92,327.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Cindy Ford
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
P. O. Box 19605
Springfield, IL 62794-9605
Phone: (217) 545-0233
FAX: (217) 545-9132

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.

May 18, 2011
2:00 PM
SIU School of Medicine
327 West Calhoun
Prairie/Sangamon Conf Rms
Rooms 250 A&B
Springfield, IL
Cindy Ford
Phone:(217) 545-8555
Fax:(217) 545-9132
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 16, 2011
Register with:
Janis Langdon
Phone:(217) 545-3428
Fax:(217) 545-9132

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 May 16, 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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