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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1MDT11R0228823
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Wednesday November 10, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: Almaco, Nevada, IA
Amount: $86,817.10
Terms:  One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, October 12, 2010
The University awarded a contract for GPS Tripping Upgrade to Almaco, Nevada, IA, for $86,817.10.
This purchase also includes new planter control computer hardware and software as part of the upgrade.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Maria Thompson
Phone: (217) 333-5697
FAX: (217) 244-7941

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.

October 27, 2010
10:30 AM
616 E. Green Street
Suite 212A
Champaign, IL
Maria Thompson
Phone:(217) 333-5697
Fax:(217) 239-6864
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
October 25, 2010
Register with:
Maria Thompson
Phone:(217) 333-5697
Fax:(217) 239-6864

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 October 25, 2010.

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.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 1MDT11R0228823.pdf (827 KB)
  • 1MDT11R0228823partII.pdf (167 KB)
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  • HearingOfficerRecommendatin1MDT11R0228823.pdf (5 MB)