Western Illinois University awarded a contract for carpet in the amount of $125,270.24 on Tuesday, August 13, 2002 . On July 2, 2002, the University filed an emergency purchase affidavit in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code (30 ILCS 500/200-30). Only an estimate of the project cost was available at the time of the filing. The actual final cost to purchase carpet for the project is $125,270.24. Carpet was purchased as part of an emergency to minimize the effects of asbestos in a residence hall. This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
(Submitted by , State Purchasing Officer.)