University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded a contract for charter air transportation in the amount of $40,395 on Monday, October 22, 2001 . This emergency purchase was for a 2002 season travel to an away game for the men's basketball team and staff. The emergency purchase was necessary due to the short period of time allowable to take advantage a shrinking availability of equipment on highly competitive market and action had to be taken to procure the needed University travel services. This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate action was needed to prevent any disruption in University services.
(Submitted by , State Purchasing Officer.)