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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SoleSource #L225455-0002S
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday February 12, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Marucco, Stoddard, Ferenbach & Walsh, Inc., dba MSF&W Software, Inc., Springfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $99,990
An estimated start date of 12/15/2014 through 6/30/2015, 6.5 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been modified
Published Thursday January 8, 2015
Public hearing documents have been attached to this notice.
First published Monday, November 24, 2014
The University awarded a contract for professional web development services to Marucco, Stoddard, Ferenbach & Walsh, Inc., dba MSF&W Software, Inc., Springfield, IL, for an estimated $99,990.
The vendor will provide technical staff experts with SharePoint 2013 and web portal applications to work onsite under the director of the technical lead and directly with SIUC technical and program staff at the SIUC Center for Workforce Development office in Springfield, Illinois.
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:
Tina Logan
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
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.

December 10, 2014
2:00 PM
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 or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

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

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
December 5, 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
  • L225455-0002S.PDF (398 KB)
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  • L225455-0002SCPOStatement.pdf (14 KB)
  • L225455-0002SPart2.pdf (56 KB)