Reference Number: 22033799
Request ID:14-87168
Date First Offered06/10/2014
Title:Socrata Open Data Portal

Agency Reference Number:14-FA-972
Agency:DOT - Transportation
Purchasing Agency:DOT - Transportation
Purchasing Agency SPO:Joann Wise; Marty Lane; Tricia Leezer; Colleen Caton

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is requesting a sole economically feasible source contract with Socrata, Inc. for their Socrata Open Data Portal.

A hearing is scheduled for June 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Suite 9-035 of the JRTC Building in Chicago and Room 511 of the Stratton Building in Springfield Illinois.
A sole source contract will be awarded on that date unless an interested party submits a written request for a public hearing by 12:00 pm on June 24, 2014.

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 sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether 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.
Interested parties wishing to submit comments or request a hearing 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 June 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm CST to the Notice Contact: Diana Boshell, 712 Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring, Springfield, IL 62706, E-mail:; phone 217-524-7020; fax 217-558-2164.

A sole source contract where a hearing was requested by an interested party may be awarded after the hearing is conducted with the written approval of the chief procurement officer.

Key Information

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

Notice Expiration Date:12/30/2014
Sole Source Only Justification:Socrata, Inc. is the sole provider of Socrata Open Data Portal
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:$71,940.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Actual Value
Length of Initial Term:6
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2014
Contract End Date:12/31/2014
Renewal Terms:N/A


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 %
Socrata Inc.$71,940.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Diana Boshell
Street Address:401 S. Spring Street
Room 712 Stratton Office Bldg
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217-524-7020
Fax Number:217-558-2164

Class Code

Class Codes:E110 EDP; Consulting Services
E320 EDP; PC Software
E610 EDP; Other


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:208 54 Internet and Web Site Software for Microcomputers


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