University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Gary W Clem Inc/Almaco, Nevada, IA
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 5, 2011
The University awarded a contract for Almaco SEED PRO 360 30T20 Planter to Gary W Clem Inc/Almaco, Nevada, IA, for $228,998.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.
ALMACO SkyTrip Plot Tripping system (Patent # 6,505,124)
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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.
December 20, 2011
401 S. Spring Street
Additional Information: Optional hearing location: James R. Thompson Center Room 9-035, 100 West Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601. If you wish to testify in person, a University location may be available upon request. Please contact the Hearing Contact listed above.
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify
location and get directions.
Date, time, and location are
subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential
participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.
December 16, 2011
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
December 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.