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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1LJC11R0236730
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Monday September 24, 2012
Vendor: LilyShine Corp/China Executive Training Programs
Change Order Amount: $200,000

Because of the success and growth of the China Leadership Program, we have increased the number of groups that will be attending the program. Because of the larger number of students in the program, the costs to support the program must be increased as well.
The buyer for this procurement is now Michael C. Adams, (217) 244-4916.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Monday May 16, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: LilyShine Corp/China Executive Training Programs, Champaign, IL
Amount: An estimated $300,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2013, 24 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 28, 2011
The University awarded a contract for liaison services for China Training program to LilyShine Corp/China Executive Training Programs, Champaign, IL, for an estimated $300,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the vendor has the ability to work with Chinese entities to assist in their decision making process, through a combination of familiarity with local procedures, cultural customs, laws, as well as, the ability to maintain compliance with the University of Illinois regulations.

For additional information, contact:
Lisa Cunningham
Purchasing Division
616 E. Green St., Suite 212
Phone: (217) 265-9846
FAX: (217) 239-6896

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.

March 16, 2011
10:30 AM
University of Illinois
Purchasing Division
616 East Green Street
Suite 212
Champaign, IL

Hearing Contact:
Lisa Cunningham
Phone:(217) 265-9846
Fax:(217) 239-6896
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
March 14, 2011
Register with:
Lisa Cunningham
Phone:(217) 265-9846
Fax:(217) 239-6896

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 March 14, 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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