University of Illinois at Springfield awarded a contract for equipment needed to make the UIS Fire Alarm System operational in the
amount of $67,410 on
Thursday, October 18, 2001
. The current Fire Alarm system is not operational and when it is operational it is unreliable. This emergency purchase from SimplexGrinnell is urgently required to implement a reliable system to prevent loss of property and loss of life.
The actual cost of the emergency purchase was $67,410. This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
(Submitted by , State Purchasing Officer.)