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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1JKM13Starbucks
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Wednesday November 7, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Starbucks, Inc., Seattle, WA
Amount: $90,000
An estimated start date of 10/8/2012 through 9/30/2022, 120 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, August 16, 2012
The University awarded a contract for 3 franchise licenses for Starbucks coffee shops to Starbucks, Inc., Seattle, WA, for $90,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the purchase is for three franchise licenses to establish three Starbucks coffee shops on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

For additional information, contact:
Janet Milbrandt
Purchasing Division
1817 S. Neil St., Suite 212
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-5773
FAX: (217) 239-6873
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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.

September 5, 2012
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 349C
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020
Additional Information: If no one registers to attend the hearing or submits comments regarding this notice, the scheduled hearing will be cancelled. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm the hearing details prior to attendance.
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
September 3, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

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 September 3, 2012.

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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  • 1JKM13Starbucks.pdf (1 MB)
  • StarbucksPartII.pdf (260 KB)
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  • StarbucksHearingNoticePartII.pdf (2 MB)