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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #117JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday May 3, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Sphinx International
Amount: An estimated $140,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: They are the exclusive on-site vendor. Jive 'n Java will only accept a Freedom Pay which is a cashless 'debit card' that will allow medical residents from Graduate Medical Education (GME) to purchase food service available from 7 PM - 6 AM 7 days a week.
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.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 27, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Sphinx International
Amount: An estimated $140,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $140,000
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.
Renewal Info
Published Monday June 9, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Sphinx International
Amount: An estimated $140,000
Renewal: 2 of 4, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $280,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday May 28, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Sphinx International
Amount: An estimated $140,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $420,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday July 27, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Sphinx International, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $140,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013, 12 months
Renewals:
4 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $560,000
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 30, 2012
The University awarded a contract for leaseholder to provide food service to Sphinx International, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $140,000.
Jive 'n Java leases space (CCL0900005) in the University Hospital to provide food service 7 days a week 24 hours a day. They are the exclusive vendor on-site. Jive 'n Java will only accept Freedom Pay, a cashless 'debit card' that will allow medical residents from Graduate Medical Education (GME) to purchase food service available from 7 PM - 6 AM 7 days a week.
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:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055

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:
May 16, 2012
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020
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:
May 14, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

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
  • 117JCMRenewal.pdf (114 KB)
  • 117JCMSSJ_001.pdf (153 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • 117JCMHearing_001.pdf (329 KB)