Reference Number: 22040874
Request ID:17-106169
Date First Offered05/22/2017
Title:Publishing of Legal Notices

Agency Reference Number:MUL17106169
Agency:EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
Purchasing Agency:EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
Purchasing Agency SPO:Jennifer Klein; alyson moore

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is giving notice of the intent to enter into a sole source contract with Illinois Press Association. Pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act, the Agency is required to publish legal notices in regards to permits and other environmental actions in newspapers in appropriate geographical areas.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on June 7, 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, June 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Dianne Richman
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
Phone: 217-670-9646
Fax: 217-558-1399

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, June 2, 2017 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 awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether contract 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. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency’s request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

NOTICE: The start and end dates of this contract will depend on actual signature dates. The dates provided below are estimated for the purpose of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin hearing notice.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:06/21/2017
Sole Source Only Justification:There is no other source for the Agency to use that has access to more than 600 newspapers and will not charge a fee for service. The cost incurred are the actual costs to run the ad(s) in the various newspapers. In addition, as the statewide representative for the newspapers in the state, the Illinois Press Association may in some circumastances be able to obtain discounted rates for the Illinois EPA.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Procurement of the media for advertising

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$150,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2017
Contract End Date:06/30/2018
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:0
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Illinois Press Association$150,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Krysti Rinaldi
Street Address:1021 N. Grand Ave East
Zip Code:62702
Phone: 217-782-1249
Fax Number:217-524-4959

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:915 71 Newspaper and Publication Advertising


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