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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1MRW18R0368513
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Friday March 1, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Kronos Inc.
Amount: An estimated $59,824.47
Renewal: 1st of 3, 3/2/2019 through 3/1/2020
Pricing Changes: 
4.5% increase.
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a Sole Source
Potential Future Renewals: $126,007.86
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.
Award Info Published Wednesday March 14, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Kronos Inc., Lowell, MA
Amount: An estimated $57,241.46
An estimated start date of 3/15/2018 through 3/1/2019, 12 months
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $185,832.33
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 Monday March 12, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Kronos Time Keeping System Support to Kronos Inc., Lowell, MA, for an estimated $57,241.46.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on behalf of University Housing intends to purchase software and equipment support services.
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:
Megan Wells
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-3561
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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.

March 14, 2018
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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:
March 9, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • 1MRW18R0368513.pdf (339 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1MRW18R0368513Pt2.pdf (50 KB)