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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Western Illinois University
SoleSource #R035000
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Monday July 22, 2013
Vendor: Cengage Learning (dba ITP)
Change Order Amount: $45,000

Due to year-end funding being released, additional materials were purchased. The purchase order stated "amount is estimated and will vary with actual usage".
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Wednesday June 6, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Cengage Learning (dba ITP), Florence, KY
Amount: An estimated $500,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013, 12 months
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The University awarded a contract for Cengage Learning (dba ITP) to Cengage Learning (dba ITP), Florence, KY, for an estimated $500,000.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Cindy Baxter
Purchasing Office
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
May 30, 2012
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Phone:
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 29, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • R035000Cengage.pdf (140 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • R035000CengageSSJII.pdf (192 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CengageChangeOrder.pdf (267 KB)