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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1KCB16R0335635
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday May 17, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Lambers CPA Review WDCA Inc/Yaeger CPA Review
Amount: An estimated $425,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
20% increase per review course
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a sole source
Potential Future Renewals: $1,700,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday December 2, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Lambers CPA Review WDCA Inc/Yaeger CPA Review, Rockville, MD
Amount: An estimated $285,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2016 through 6/30/2016, 6 months
5 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $1,625,000
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 November 2, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The University awarded a contract for Yaeger CPA Online Course for the CPA exam to Lambers CPA Review WDCA Inc/Yaeger CPA Review, Rockville, MD, for an estimated $285,000.
Course materials for ACCY 398 CPA Exam Review.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Materials for course

For additional information, contact:
Kenneth Burger
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-9197
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.

November 4, 2015
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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 30, 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 Part 2
  • 1KCB16R0335635Part1.pdf (287 KB)
  • 1KCB16R0335635Part2.pdf (61 KB)