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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Chicago State University
SoleSource #1589ADM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday March 6, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: SciQuest, Inc.
Amount: An amount not to exceed $99,794
Renewal: 3rd Renewal, 12/23/2018 through 12/22/2019
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: The University completed the documentation for the renewal in a timely fashion, however, posting to the Bulletin was overlooked. This is a sole economically feasible procurement renewal. Therefore, at the time of the sole source, there was no BEP goal associated with this contract.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday December 20, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: SciQuest, Inc.
Amount: $99,794
Renewal: 2nd, 12/23/2017 through 12/22/2018
Pricing Changes: 
NONE
Service/Product Changes: 
NONE
Sole Source Status: 
Confirm
Potential Future Renewals: $105,276.93
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday December 20, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: SciQuest, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $102,638.47
Renewal: 1st of 3, 12/24/2016 through 12/23/2017
Pricing Changes: 
2% increase for year 3
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Confirmed
Potential Future Renewals: $205,276.93
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday December 16, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: SciQuest, Inc., Morrisville, NC
Amount: An estimated $197,280
Terms:
An estimated start date of 12/24/2014 through 12/23/2016, 24 months
Renewals:
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $307,915.40
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The University awarded a contract for E-Procurement Software to SciQuest, Inc., Morrisville, NC, for an estimated $197,280.
Electronic Procurement (E-Procurement) platform provides the University with a unique and efficient business to business (B2B) procurement system. The platform also allows for electronic invoicing and contract management for Chicago State University. The platform assists with reducing the University's overall soft costs through the processing efficiencies gained in requisition processing, PO distribution, invoicing, etc. The platform is necessary to ensure the University is able to continue to maintain B2B operations.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
Chicago State University
Cook Administration Building, Rm. 208
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2424
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
December 3, 2014
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio teleconference. Email or call the Hearing Contact for details.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
November 28, 2014
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 1589ADMPart1.pdf (279 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1589ADMpart2.pdf (272 KB)
Other Related Sole Source Documents
  • SciQuestCSURenewal2017.pdf (264 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 3rdRenewalDocumentFY19-FY20.pdf (383 KB)
  • Revised1589ADMPart1.pdf (277 KB)