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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #194JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Tuesday February 5, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Instituto Dermatologico y Cirugia de Piel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Amount: An estimated $80,000
An estimated start date of 1/15/2013 through 1/14/2015, 12 months
2 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $40,000
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 Tuesday January 8, 2013
Since no one registered nor submitted written notices, the Hearing was cancelled. The public Hearing scheduled for January 9, 2013 has been cancelled.
First published Thursday, December 20, 2012
The University awarded a contract for pilot study of circumcisions in Dominican Republ to Instituto Dermatologico y Cirugia de Piel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, for an estimated $80,000.
Instituto Dermatologico y Cirugia de Piel (IDCP) will be responsible for performing all aspects of participant circumcision, including recruitment, data collection, consent, participant transport and education. Vendor will also provide the clinical infrastructure for this study. The services provided by this vendor (IDCP) will be responsible for performing all aspects of an estimated 500 circumcisions to be performed.

IDCP, unlike any other institutions in the Dominican Republic has the infrastructure design to accommodate and maintain reliable research data for this male circumcision longitudnal study.The IDCP has modern, fully equipped and functioning surgical facilities used mostly for dermatologic surgeries. Space and basic surgical instruments are available at the center.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the items are needed for trial use or testing.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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.

January 9, 2013
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407
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:
January 4, 2013
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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