|The Illinois State Police (ISP), pursuant to 30 ILCS 500/35-30 is giving notice of an exception from a Request for Proposal procurement method for a contract of Professional and Artistic services.|
As the SPO for ISP, I authorize the exception from 30 ILCS 500/35-30. I have discussed the content of this procurement, and as authorized by Section 35 of the Illinois Procurement Code, I hereby grant an exception from the requirements of Section 30 of the Code for the following State Police purchase:
Procurement #22040705 with the University of Illinois in the amount of $4,868.36 with a term of 10/29/16 - 11/25/16.
Exercise of the exception is appropriate as the contract is nonrenewable, one year or less in duration, and has a value of less than $20,000. The contracted services are professional and artistic in nature, requiring the full confidence, trust and belief of the Commission in the ability and talent of the individuals performing the services.
This purchase is for the procurement of surgery for K-9 Arko and is time-sensitive and critical to the mission of the Illinois State Police. The surgery was necessary to the health of the canine and required to maintain the service of the animal.