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Western Illinois University
SoleSource #R089825
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Wednesday June 27, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Data Recognition Corporation, Maple Grove, MN
Amount: An estimated $450,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/28/2018 through 6/30/2019, 12 months
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday June 25, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The hearing has been modified
Published Thursday June 7, 2018
A revised Sole Source Justification Form has been attached, as there was an error on the initial form where several of the drop down information boxes were not visible.
First published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The University awarded a contract for adult education testing materials to Data Recognition Corporation, Maple Grove, MN, for an estimated $450,000.
Purchase of all TABE (tests of adult basic education) 11&12 paper testing materials and online test administrations for resale by WIU's Central Illinois Adult Education Resource Center.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item is to be procured for commercial resale.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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:
June 27, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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:
June 22, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • R089825SSJF-rev.pdf (267 KB)
  • R089825SSJF.pdf (418 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • R089825Pt2.pdf (38 KB)