Eastern Illinois University
Request for Proposal: CART and VRI services
Alternative Communication Services, LLCLombard, IL
- Amount: An estimated $267,784
- Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
- Renewals: 2 three-year
Potential Future Renewals:
Unsuccessful respondents (4)
1 successful respondent
4 unsuccessful respondents
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses
Buyer for this procurement: Susan Propst, (217) 581-5998
Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato
State purchasing officer for this procurement: Constance Ratliff
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment 1 is now posted and becomes part of the solicitation. The bid opening date remains the same at October 16, 2020.
First published Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday October 16, 2020:
At the following address:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
The University is seeking qualified firms to provide services on an as needed basis, for students who do not use sign language or when we are unable to secure a qualified on-site sign language interpreter. The selected vendors will provide service in one or more of the following areas: Remote Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART),Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Submit 1 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.