University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of a Professional & Artistic Award Under $100,000
Vendor: Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $99,999
An estimated start date of 3/22/2018 through 12/21/2018
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 2, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Public Private Partnerships.
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 $100,000 to be made in accordance with 30 ILCS 500/35-30(f) and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2020 (Small Purchases). The reason this purchase is exempt from the procurement code is as follows: The University awarded a contract for Legal Services for Public Private Partnerships.
The responsible decision maker is Thomas R. Bearrows. The contract number is CN-00035142. The reason the firm was chosen is an attorney at the Taft Firm has known expertise in P3 projects and has a unique and deep knowledge of the University's governance structure, enabling act, and state law requirements. His past work on similar matters for the University will enable the University to obtain the advice it needs quickly and more economically.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.