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Reference Number: 22041494
Request ID:18-108551
Date First Offered01/01/2018
Title:Nextalk Sole Source Contract FY18

Agency Reference Number:18-108551
Agency:DoIT - Innovation and Technology Department of
Purchasing Agency:DoIT - Innovation and Technology Department of
Purchasing Agency SPO:Kylie Carter; Jenny Shourd

Status: Closed

Overview

Description and Specifications:
The Department of DoIT is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source to: Hitec International Group Inc. DoIT is seeking approval to enter into a sole source contract for 12 months. This is a new sole source procurement.The State of Illinois currently uses Hitec to provide Nextalk/Textnet Services equally effective communication to individuals with disabilities, including hearing and speech impairments. The manufacturer of this equipment is NXi Communications, Inc. The current system provides the State with TTY services via a LAN based network terminating on the users PC.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on 12/27/2017 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. 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, December 22, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. to:

Dianne Richman
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
E-mail: Dianne.Richman@illinois.gov
Phone: 217-558-6897
Fax: 217-558-1399

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, 12/22/2017 at 5:00 p.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 contract 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.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Published:12/12/2017
Notice Expiration Date:12/28/2017
Sole Source Only Justification:Hitec International Group Inc., currently is the Sole Source Provider of Nextalk Service for Illinois & Wisconsin.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Compatibility of equipment, accessory, parts, or service is paramount consideration

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$110,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:01/01/2018
Contract End Date:12/31/2018
Renewal Terms:0

Bidder(s)


Number of Responding Bidders:0
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:0

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Hitec International Group$110,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Craig Holloway
Street Address:100 W. Randolph
City:Chicago
State:IL
Zip Code:60601
Phone: 312-814-4603
Fax Number:312-814-6664
EMail Address:craig.holloway@illinois.gov

Class Code

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NIGP Code

NIGP Commodity/Service Code:208 00 COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR MICROCOMPUTERS - All


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