(105 ILCS 5/19b-3)
(from Ch. 122, par. 19b-3)
Award of guaranteed energy savings contract.
proposals must be opened by a member or employee of the school board or
governing board of the area vocational center, whichever is applicable, at a
public opening at which the contents of the proposals must be announced.
Each person or entity submitting a sealed proposal must receive at least 13
days notice of the time and place of the opening. The school
district or area vocational center shall select the qualified provider that
best meets the needs of
the district or area vocational center. The school district or area
vocational center shall provide public notice of the
meeting at which it proposes to award a guaranteed energy savings contract
of the names of the parties to the proposed contract and of the purpose of
the contract. The public notice shall be made at least 10 days prior to
the meeting. After evaluating the proposals under Section 19b-2, a school
district or area vocational center may enter into a guaranteed energy
savings contract with a
qualified provider if it finds that the amount it would spend on the energy
conservation measures recommended in the proposal would not exceed the
amount to be saved in either energy or operational costs, or both, within a
20-year period from the date of installation, if the
the proposal are followed. Contracts let or awarded must be submitted to the administrators of the Capital Development Board Procurement Bulletin for publication.
(Source: P.A. 95-612, eff. 9-11-07; 96-1197, eff. 7-22-10.)