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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1JWS16R0332813
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Friday November 6, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: US Insurance Services, Jacksonville, FL
Amount: An estimated $70,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2016 through 12/31/2016, 12 months
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $140,000
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday October 5, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The University awarded a contract for motorcycle rider safety program insurance to US Insurance Services, Jacksonville, FL, for an estimated $70,000.
Annual Insurance Policy providing educator's and student liability, along with physical damage for training motorcycle students. This is paid by a grant provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). By purchasing specific commercial insurance, the policy provides a first line level of liability and defense to potentially intercept and avoid the possibility of reaching the University's self-insurance program.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the No other vendor can meet the insurance requirements of IDOT's motorcycle rider program.

For additional information, contact:
Jay Simpson
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 6182
Phone: (217) 265-0434
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.

October 7, 2015
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407
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:
October 2, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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
  • 1JWS16R0332813Part1.pdf (287 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1JWS16R0332813Part2.pdf (60 KB)