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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1EJB17R0356998

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Change Order
Published Tuesday September 1, 2020
Vendor: Stericycle Incorporated
Change Order Amount: $700,000
Due to COVID-19 testing, there is an increase in the need for the disposal of pathological waste.

The buyer for this procurement is now Jenna Montgomery, (217) 300-6467.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday April 21, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Stericycle Incorporated, Northbrook, IL
Amount: An estimated $250,000
An estimated start date of 4/15/2017 through 4/14/2022, 60 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been modified
Published Wednesday April 19, 2017
A Sole Source Hearing was held 3/29/2017. Hearing documents have been attached to this notice (see 1EJB17R0356998 Part 2 and Hearing Doc).
First published Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Pathological Waste Disposal to Stericycle Incorporated, Northbrook, IL, for an estimated $250,000.
Disposal services for potentially infectious medical waste and pathological waste in accordance with Illinois EPA rules and guidance from other government agencies.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the critical changes to an existing contract are necessary and best accomplished by the contract holder.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Erin Bullok
212 Illini Plaza
1817. S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9926
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

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.

Hearing Details

March 29, 2017
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
March 24, 2017
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105

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
  • 1EJB17R0356998Part1.pdf (230 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1EJB17R0356998Part2andHearingDoc.pdf (206 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • ChangeOrder-1EJB17R035988.pdf (82 KB)