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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1TLC15R0320291
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday October 30, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Cuatrecasas Goncalves Pereira SLP, Barcelona, Spain
Amount: An estimated $80,000
An estimated start date of 10/13/2014 through 5/31/2015, 8 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 Monday October 6, 2014
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Thursday, September 25, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services In Barcelona Spain to Cuatrecasas Goncalves Pereira SLP, Barcelona, Spain, for an estimated $80,000.
Advice and representation related to the operation of a new Architecture Study Abroad Program in Barcelona, Spain.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Projects are in process and continuity in legal advice and availability is critical; also would be cost ineffective to transfer information/knowledge to another firm or firms under a small purchase arrangement and competitive selection is not timely.

For additional information, contact:
Teri Merrell
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-3732
FAX: (217) 239-6881
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.

October 10, 2014
9:00 AM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
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 3, 2014
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
  • 1TLC15R0320291Part1.pdf (298 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1TLC15R0320291Part2.pdf (46 KB)