|The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation ("DFPR") is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a sole economically feasible source to: Illinois Professionals Health Program, LLC. |
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) must provide certain professionals specialized services and administer a program to assist designated/mandated Illinois licensed professionals in need of alcohol and substance abuse rehabilitation and counseling pursuant to the Illinois Pharmacy Practices Act, Illinois Nursing and Advanced Practice Act, Illinois Podiatric Medical Act, Illinois Dental Practice Act, Illinois Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act and other Acts as specified by the Department and/or by agreement
A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 15, 2017, at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments 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 Friday, February 10, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. to:
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706
The hearing will be cancelled, unless an interested party submits a written request for public hearing by Friday, February 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. to the notice contact listed above.
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 regarding whether a sole source award 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 the hearing.
After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency's request to contract by the sole source procurement method.