NOTICE OF EMERGENCY PURCHASE

TYPE OF EMERGENCY PURCHASE

  X   New (notice must be published no later than 3 business days after the contract is awarded)

      Extension (notice must be published no later than 5 business days prior to public hearing)

Date of Publication:  10-18-10     

Deadline for Registration:       

Date/Time/Location of Public Hearing:     

Please refer to attached Extension of Emergency Purchase Hearing Procedures for further information and restrictions

 VENDOR SELECTED FOR AWARD

Name:       Sikich LLP

Address:       3201 West White Oaks Drive, Suite 102, Springfield, IL  62704

Phone/Fax:       217-793-3363

Vendor Contact Person:       Nick Appelbaum

Contract/Reference Number:  11-10-48600-12

 NATURE OF CONTRACT

Description of supplies, services, etc.:

Financial audit on the Illinois Department of Transportation for the one year ended June 30, 2010.  Also, provide assistance to Auditor Generalís Office with the State compliance examination on the Illinois Department of Transportation which is being performed by the sponsor's staff. 

Contract Term  (beginning/ending dates:

     7-1-10 to 6-30-11

Renewal Option: 

       Yes

  X     No

Total cost (if only an estimate is available, publish estimate and then publish actual cost when known):

$32,960 Actual

$      Estimate

 REASONS FOR USING EMERGENCY METHOD OF SOURCE SELECTION

      Involving threat to public health or public safety.

      Immediate expenditure is necessary for repairs to State property to protect against further loss or           damage.

  X   To prevent or minimize serious disruption in critical State services that affect health, safety, or collection of substantial State revenues.

  X   To insure the integrity of State records.

      Quick purchase as defined by Section 20-30 (d) of the Illinois Procurement Code.

      Other (describe):       

 REASONS FOR SELECTION OF THIS VENDOR

A fair and reasonable price was negotiated with Sikich LLP which has experience with the Auditor Generalís program and has sufficient staff and expertise to perform this State compliance examination work and begin work within the necessary time frame to avoid serious disruption in OAG audit services.     

 

OAG PROCUREMENT OFFICER:

  Bruce L. Bullard   

 

PUBLICATION DATE:      

  

PROCUREMENT OFFICER SIGNATURE*: _________________________________________

*Signature in hardcopy file

 

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