University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of a Professional & Artistic Award Under $20,000
Vendor: Shay Phillips Ltd., Peoria, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $19,999
An estimated start date of 10/27/2016 through 10/11/2017
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services - Energy Resource Center.
This Professional and Artistic notice is published in accordance with 30 ILCS 500/35-35 and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2035(e) which allows professional and artistic contracts under $20,000 to be made in accordance with 30 ILCS 500/35-30(f) and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2020 (Small Purchases).
The University awarded a contract for legal services to intervene in the Illinois Commerce Commission docket #16-0453 to protect the interests of the Energy Resources Center (UIC College of Engineering) and the University in securing grant funding through the Illinois Power Agency Energy Procurement Plan. As part of its research and community outreach mission, the Energy Resources Center (ERC) has submitted three grant proposals through the Illinois Power Agency to assist two Illinois utilities ? ComEd and Ameren Illinois - in working with managers of low income housing and community action agencies to improve the energy efficiency of low income housing in Illinois. The contract number is CN-00027736. The responsible decision maker is Thomas R. Bearrows. There was a need with a firm with highly specialized experience for matters before the Illinois Commerce Commission, and secondly the rates were significantly less than other vendors reviewed.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.