|The Illinois Department of Employment Security is giving notice of intent to award a sole source contract to The Conference Board (TCB) for continued HWOL (Help Wanted Online) Analytics software support and access to this online job ad data-gathering labor market information database to obtain real-time, statistically reliable economic time series on current levels of employer demand in the form of online job postings with access to the micro data on a "seasonally" adjusted State and Metropolitan Statistical Area basis, which correlates to Bureau of Labor Statistics for direct comparison, in order to perform critical labor market information research and federal reporting. |
A hearing is scheduled for: March 11, 2015
TIME: 2:00p.m. CST
DATE: March 11, 2015
LOCATION: Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706 and video conference at the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Street, Suite 9-036, Chicago, Illinois 60601. 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, March 6, 2015, at 5:00pm to:
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706
The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by March 6,2015 at 5:00p.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 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.