|The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission is giving notice pursuant to 30 ILCS 500/35-30 of an exception from a request for proposal procurement method for a contract of professional and artistic services.|
As IWCC SPO, I, Nanzi Cantero, authorize the exception from 30 ILCS 500/35-30. I have discussed the content of these procurements and, as authorized by Section 35-35 of the Illinois Procurement Code, hereby grant an exception from the requirements of Section 35-30 of the code for the following Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission contract.
Contract: Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission contract with Merlinos & Associates, Inc. at a value not to exceed $800. Term 03/07/18 - 04/06/18. No Disclosure/Conflict of Interest forms required.
Exercise of the exception is appropriate as the contract is nonrenewable, one year or less in duration, and have a value of less than $100,000.
The contracted services are professional and artistic in nature, requiring the full confidence, trust, and belief of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission in the ability and talent of the individuals performing the services.