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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #331JSH
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Friday April 1, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: WGN, WMAQ, WLS, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $900,000
An estimated start date of 3/15/2011 through 3/14/2014, 36 months
3 one-year
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, February 9, 2011
The University awarded a contract for television advertising through several stations to WGN, WMAQ, WLS, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $900,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the media is for advertising.

For additional information, contact:
Joseph Horvath
Phone: (312) 996-0591

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 24, 2011
10:00 AM
809 S. Marshfield Avenue
Room 312
Chicago, IL
Kevin Fair
Phone:(312) 996-1925
Fax:(312) 996-3135
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 17, 2011
Register with:
Kevin Fair
Phone:(312) 996-1925
Fax:(312) 996-3135

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 21, 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.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 331JSHTVADAllSigned.pdf (232 KB)
  • 331JSHTVADSSJsigned.pdf (222 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • 331JSHHEARINGDOCS.pdf (461 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • wgn.pdf (3 MB)
  • WLS_television.pdf (3 MB)
  • WMAQ_CDI.pdf (3 MB)