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Reference Number: 22035840
Request ID:
Date First Offered04/13/2015
Title:SBE: Utilistar Sole Source

Agency Reference Number:586
Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency SPO:Craig Foxall

Status: Closed

Overview

Description and Specifications:
The Illinois State Board of Education is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source to: Utilistar.

Utilistar is the only vendor that provides technical support, maintenance and software enhancements as necessary for the Supplemental Education Educational Services Student Tracking and Reporting System (STARS), the Provider Application and Reporting System (PARS) and Effectiveness Evaluation Support—ongoing programming and technical support for the applications; receipt and insertion of data from the CPS system into the state system; programming updates/upgrades for STARS and PARS. STARS and PARS are used to administer Supplemental Education Services (SES). Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, section 1116 (e), students from low-income families attending schools that do not make adequate yearly progress for three or more years are eligible to received SES.

A hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. on 05/20/2015 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706 and video conference at the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Suite 9-036, Chicago, IL 60601. Parties may call into the hearing at 1-888-494-4032, Access Code 710 531 9839. 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 May 15th at 5:00 p.m. to:

Diana Boshell
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
E-mail: Diana.Boshell@illinois.gov
Phone: 217-524-7020
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, May 15th 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:04/30/2015
Notice Expiration Date:06/10/2015
Sole Source Only Justification:see attched sole source justification form (SSJF Part I)
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:$49,900.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:estimated
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2015
Contract End Date:06/30/2016
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:
n/a
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Utilistar dba Utility System Service$49,900.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Diana Boshell
Street Address:401 South Spring Street
712 Stratton Building
City:Springfield
State:IL
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217.524.7020
Fax Number:217.558.2164
EMail Address:diana.boshell@illinois.gov

Class Code

Class Codes:

NIGP Code

NIGP Commodity/Service Code:208 81 Software For Computer Software Training
918 71 IT Consulting


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