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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1MCA13R0282464
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday June 4, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: General Electric Co
Amount: An estimated $950,000
Renewal: 1st of 9, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
GE is still the OEM and the only vendor able to provide OEM parts and components.
Potential Future Renewals: $7,600,000
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 Friday February 22, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: General Electric Co, Atlanta, GA
Amount: An estimated $950,000
An estimated start date of 3/1/2013 through 6/30/2013, 4 months
9 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $8,550,000
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 Friday February 15, 2013
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, January 28, 2013
The University awarded a contract for Steam Turbine Generator support and OEM parts to General Electric Co, Atlanta, GA, for an estimated $950,000.
Provide steam turbine generator technical support and OEM parts.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Michael C. Adams
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-4916
FAX: (217) 239-6783
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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.

February 13, 2013
2:00 PM
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
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:
February 8, 2013
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
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
  • 1MCA13R0282464.pdf (646 KB)
  • 1MCA13R0282464RenewalFY14.pdf (92 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1MCA13R0282464part2.pdf (26 KB)