|The Illinois Tollway is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a sole source to Ray O’Herron Company, Inc. to provide Illinois State Police District 15 with one hundred eighteen (118) TASERS with related accessories such as the holster to carry the device as well as cartridges to use in deployment and training.|
A hearing is scheduled for:
Date: September 25, 2013
Time: 2:30 PM (CDT)
Video Locations: James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Suite 9-036, and Chicago, Illinois with video conference link to room 511 Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: September 24, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
A sole source contract will be awarded on that date and the hearing will be cancelled, unless an interested party submits a written request for public hearing by September 24, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether award by sole source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing.
Interested parties wishing to submit comments or request a hearing must do so in writing and submit their request to the Notice Contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by September 24, 2013 no later than 12:00 p.m.(noon)to the Notice Contact:
Diana Boshell, 712 Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring, Springfield, IL 62706 E-mail: Diana.Boshell@illinois.gov, phone 217-524-7020.
A sole source contract where a hearing was requested by an interested party may be awarded after the hearing is conducted with the written approval of the chief procurement officer.