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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
SoleSource #5476
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Friday August 22, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Blackboard Incorporated
Amount: $0
Renewal: 1st of 2, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: Cancelled notice from July 21, 2014; Will be posting new sole source #5497
This renewal corrects and replaces the renewal posted below on July 21, 2014.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday July 21, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Blackboard Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $127,426.52
Renewal: 1st of 2, 7/21/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes
Potential Future Renewals: $127,426.52
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 Monday January 13, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Blackboard Incorporated, Washington, DC
Amount: $192,971
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/14/2014 through 6/30/2014, 30 months
Renewals:
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $255,884
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Thursday January 9, 2014
The hearing was cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Friday, December 20, 2013
The University awarded a contract for Blackboard analytics to Blackboard Incorporated, Washington, DC, for $192,971.
Blackboard Analytics
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Craig McIntosh
Purchasing
Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-2834
FAX: (618) 650-3251
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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:
January 8, 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 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:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
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:
January 3, 2014
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
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
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Sole Source Justification Part 2
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