Western Illinois University awarded a contract for installation of carpet in the amount of $36,422.50 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 for the project "installation of carpet" is $36,422.50. This purchase was part of a larger project to minimize exposure to 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.)