University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1JXS14R0313255
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Wednesday June 4, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: ISS, Champaign, IL
Amount: An estimated $83,250
Terms:  One-time transaction
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 Thursday May 29, 2014
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Friday, May 9, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Re-furbish ISS K2 Fluorometer to ISS, Champaign, IL, for an estimated $83,250.
Manufacturer upgrade of existing K2 Fluorometer including data acquisition & processing, firmware, software; optical component enhancements; addition and or replacement of modulation electronics; installation and training on new instrument capabilities.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration. Other:Items are copyrighted or Patented and the Items are Only Available From the Holder - Copyright or Patent Number(s): 4,840,485 and 5,212,386 Software License/Upgreade/Maintenance

For additional information, contact:
Jacob Shaw
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-7035
FAX: (217) 239-6880
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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.

May 28, 2014
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407
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 23, 2014
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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


To obtain any of the following documents, please log into your Bulletin account.

Sole Source Justification

  • 1JXS14R0313255.pdf (364 KB)

Sole Source Justification Part 2

  • 1JXS14R0313255part2.pdf (47 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • 1JXS14R0313255PotentialCOIISSFY14.pdf (294 KB)
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