Reference Number: 22041867
Request ID:
Date First Offered01/16/2018
Title:Sole Source - HDU Robot

Agency Reference Number:18PO016006
Agency:SOS - Secretary of State
Purchasing Agency:SOS - Secretary of State
Purchasing Agency SPO:Lisa Brockway; Bob Partridge; Lindsey Doyle; Matthew Brown; Jamie Booker

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Secretary of State is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source/Sole Economically Feasible Source to Remotec for the following: Andros FX Robot. A hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the Michael J. Howlett Building, 501 S. Second St., Room 116, Springfield, IL 62756. 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 must be made by Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. CST.

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. If a public hearing is requested, ILSOS shall present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of this hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether a 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 request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Economically Feasible Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Cancellation Notice

Notice Expiration Date:01/30/2018
Sole Source Only Justification:The ISSP has been trained on and used Remotec Andros Robots since 2001, and all certified bomb technicians in the U.S. are trained to use Andros Robots. All bomb squads and the US Air Force EOD in Illinois and adjoining states employ Remotec Andros FX Robots, and interoperability with these squads are critical. The technology mobility and maneuverability of the Remotec Andros FX Robot surpassed the Remotec Andros F6B and is the replacement Remotec Andros F6B.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Item is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright

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:Equipment

Total Amount of Award:$420,470.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:5
Contract Begin Date:01/29/2018
Contract End Date:06/30/2018
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

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 %
Remotec/Northrup Grumman $420,470.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Jamie Booker
Street Address:501 S. 2nd Street
Zip Code:62756
Phone: 217-782-0828
Fax Number:217-524-0785

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