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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1MRW16R0347488
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Tuesday February 7, 2017
Vendor: TCH 101 LLC/Hawthorne Suites
Change Order Amount: $19,323.31

Change order to increase purchase by $19,323.31 for additional rooms, meals, and security.
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 Thursday July 7, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: TCH 101 LLC/Hawthorne Suites, Champaign, IL
Amount: An estimated $90,896.40
An estimated start date of 8/3/2016 through 8/21/2016, 1 months
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 Tuesday June 28, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Friday, June 10, 2016
The University awarded a contract for pre-season Football Camp housing to TCH 101 LLC/Hawthorne Suites, Champaign, IL, for an estimated $90,896.40.
Lodging for the University of Illinois Football team and staff during football training camp August 3 through August 21, 2016.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is art, entertainment services, or athletic events.

For additional information, contact:
Megan Wells
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-3561
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.

June 29, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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:
June 24, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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
  • 1MRW16R0347488Part1.pdf (240 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1MRW16R0347488Part2.pdf (62 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 1MRW16R0347488ChangeOrderJustification.pdf (79 KB)