University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Exemption processed and approved by SPO therefore sole source is being cancelled. Documentation is attached.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
First published Monday, April 30, 2012
The University intends to award a contract for consultant to develop CeaseFire intn'l model. to Karen Volker, Washington, DC, for an estimated $18,000.
Consultant is the only vendor that possesses the experience and is familiar with the CeaseFire model and its international applications. The Consultant's work from 1/23/12 through 4/22/12 was instrumental in acquiring the Foundation funding. yr. plan, and increase awareness of the CeaseFire International model among foreign government, business, and donor community representatives.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
Consultant has over 25 years experience at the Foreign Service Office with the US Department of State. The Consultant has already worked on the CeaseFire model and will develop it's international applications.
For additional information, contact:
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 16, 2012
401 S. Spring Street
If you wish to testify in person, a university location may be made available upon request. Please contact the Hearing Contact listed below.
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph
Date, time, and location are
subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential
participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.
May 14, 2012
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
Written comments must be received no later than
May 14, 2012.
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.