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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1DFL11R0240213BBC
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Friday July 8, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: BBC Worldwide Americas, New York, NY
Amount: An estimated $55,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, May 9, 2011
The University awarded a contract for BBC television programming to BBC Worldwide Americas, New York, NY, for an estimated $55,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the procurement is radio and television broadcast rights.

For additional information, contact:
Debbie Lust
Phone: (217) 333-1225

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 25, 2011
10:30 AM
616 E. Green St.
Ste 212
Champaign, IL
Debbie Lust
Phone:(217) 333-1225
Fax:(217) 239-6870
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 23, 2011
Register with:
Debbie Lust
Phone:(217) 333-1225
Fax:(217) 239-6870

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 May 23, 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.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 1DFL11R0240213BBC.pdf (1 MB)
  • 1DFL11R0240213BBCSSJFPtII.pdf (259 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • 1DFL11R0240213BBCHearingDocs.pdf (3 MB)