Reference Number: 22041531
Request ID:18-108568
Date First Offered11/16/2017
Title:AGR- ITRP ERP Project Manager

Agency Reference Number:18-108568
Agency:AGR - Agriculture
Purchasing Agency:AGR - Agriculture
Purchasing Agency SPO:JOHN DEMIEN; alyson moore

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Department of Agriculture is providing notice of its intent to enter into contracts with both a Primary Vendor and a Secondary Vendor pursuant to ITRP rule, that met the following ITRP criteria:

- Pre-Qualified ITRP IT Skill Category D; Program Management
- Certified Small Business Set-Aside Program vendor

Chicago Advisors LLC was the lowest bidder meeting the criteria and is intended to be the Primary Vendor. This vendor's pricing was bid at $78.00 per hour for up to 1800 hours for a total bid price of $140,400.00

Kestner Consulting Inc was the second lowest bidder meeting the criteria and is intended to be the Secondary Vendor. This vendor's pricing was bid at $92.00 per hour for up to 1800 hours for a total bid price of $165,600.00

The Primary Vendor, Chicago Advisors LLC, will be given the initial opportunity to provide a qualified candidate for the Category D Program Management position. If a candidate is unable to qualify, the Primary Vendor is given five (5) days to present the Department with a substitute candidate. If the substitute candidate fails to qualify, the position will be offered to the Secondary Vendor to provide qualified candidate(s) in the same was as described above.

The Department has chosen not to award a tertiary vendor.

Key Information

Notice Type:Contract Award Notice

Notice Expiration Date:01/11/2018

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

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:$140,400.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:The actual contract value will be determined based upon providing qualified candidate(s)by the Primary Vendor and/or the Secondary Vendor under the process described above.

Primary contract value is estimated based on the following calucalation: $78 per hour x up to 1800 hours totals $140,400.00

Secondary contract value based on the following calculation: $92 per hour x up to 1800 hours totals $165,600.00.

Contract start/end dates and contract values are estimates. The Department will contract with both the Primary Vendor, Chicago Advisors LLC, and the Secondary Vendor, Kestner Consulting Inc.
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:01/15/2018
Contract End Date:01/14/2019
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:12
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:10
Total Number Awarded:2

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Encore Consulting
Savvy Technologies
IO Datasphere
MBB of Springfield
Alert IT SoLutions
Scigon Solutions
Ashbaugh and Assoc.
Senryo Technology
Acextic Corp.
Source Selection:IFB

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %

Notice Contact
Name: Rick Hackler
Street Address:801 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702
Zip Code:62702
Phone: 217-782-3256
Fax Number:217-785-4505

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:918 04 Accounting/Auditing/Budget Consulting
918 06 Administrative Consulting
918 29 Computer Software Consulting
918 32 Consulting Services (Not Otherwise Classified)
918 58 Governmental Consulting
918 71 IT Consulting
958 05 Asset Management Services
958 16 Business Management Services
958 23 Computer Management Services
958 39 Financial Management Services
958 77 Project Management Services


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