LINK IV EBT System RFP

Agency: State Government of Illinois
State: Illinois
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Opps ID: NBD14067226846839384
Posted Date: May 21, 2020
Due Date: Jul 3, 2020
Solicitation No: 20-444DHS-MIS44-B-9894
Source: Members Only
Bid Solicitation: 20-444DHS-MIS44-B-9894
Header Information
Bid Number: 20-444DHS-MIS44-B-9894 Description: LINK IV EBT System RFP Bid Opening Date: 07/03/2020 02:00:00 PM
Purchaser: Cheryl Bradley Organization: DHS - Human Services
Department: MIS444 - MIS Location: AF001 - MIS
Fiscal Year: 20 Type Code: 15 - Request for Proposal (RFP) Allow Electronic Quote: Yes
Alternate Id: Required Date: Available Date : 02/05/2020 12:02:00 PM
Info Contact: Contact Jean Sandstrom at 217-557-9298 Bid Type: OPEN Informal Bid Flag: No
Purchase Method: Open Market
Pre Bid Conference: The mandatory vendor conference will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Attendees may join the teleconference by dialing 1-312-535-8110 or 1-415-655-0002; and entering the Meeting Number (access code) 802668259
Bulletin Desc:
Ship-to Address: Mary Spriggs-Ploessl
Office of Program Support & Fiscal Management
100 South Grand Ave E., Lower Level
Springfield, IL 62761
US
Email: Mary.Spriggs-Ploessl@Illinois.gov
Phone: (217)557-7040
Bill-to Address: Mary Spriggs-Ploessl
Office of Program Support & Fiscal Management
100 South Grand Ave E., Lower Level
Springfield, IL 62761
US
Email: Mary.Spriggs-Ploessl@Illinois.gov
Phone: (217)557-7040
Print Format: Bid Print New
File Attachments: BEP Vendors.xlsx
IL_EBT_RFP_V.4_Final.docx
IL_EBT_RFP_V.4_Final.pdf
RFP Attachments.zip
BEP Letter of Intent Template v.14.1~3.pdf
BEP Utilization Plan v.14.1~4.pdf
Forms B Section V.20.1~31.docx
Forms A Section V 18.1~49.docx
Vendor Instruction to Submit Technical Proposals B 9894.docx
Attachment - Notice of Electronic Submission Only v.20.2~1.pdf
Form Attachments:
SPO Name: Jenny Shourd
Is this a Small Business Set Aside Procurement?: No
Is there a BEP/VBP Participation Goal? : Yes
If yes, BEP Goal Percentage: 20.00000
If yes, VBP Goal Percentage: 0.00000
Link to Original Contract :
Amendments:
Amendment # Amendment Date Amendment Note
1 02/11/2020 08:48:47 AM In order to comply with federal guidelines, the due date of the proposals has been moved from May 5, 2020 to May 6, 2020; the time remains unchanged at 2:00PM local time. Header 1. Bid Opening Date changed from "05/05/2020 02:00:00 PM" to "05/06/2020 02:00:00 PM". Enrollment Date Changes:
2 04/13/2020 07:00:14 AM The purpose of this amendment is to extend the bid opening date from 5/6/2020 at 2:00 PM to 6/3/2020 at 2:00 PM. Header 1. Bid Opening Date changed from "05/06/2020 02:00:00 PM" to "06/03/2020 02:00:00 PM".
3 04/17/2020 07:38:42 AM Notice to Vendors - This Bid is changing to ELECTRONIC RESPONSES ON BIDBUY ONLY per CPO Notice 2020.6. Please see attached "Notice of Electronic Submission Only - 03-2020" for additional information. If you need assistance or have questions, please reach out to Jean Sandstrom at Jean.sandstrom@illinois.gov. The technical offer is B-9894 and the Pricing is B-14412. Header 1. Allow Electronic Response changed from "No" to "Yes". 2. Custom Field: Custom Field changed from "" to "0". 3. Custom Field: Custom Field changed from "" to "0". Item 1 1. Description changed from "Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Initial Term upon signatures on contract through 5 years" to "Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Initial Term upon signatures on contract through 5 years. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.". Item 2 1. Description changed from "Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 1 Renewal 12 months" to "Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 1 Renewal 12 months. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. Th
4 05/21/2020 12:55:18 PM The purpose of this amendment is to extend the bid opening date from 6/3/2020 at 2:00 PM to 7/3/2020 at 2:00 PM Header 1. Bid Opening Date changed from "06/03/2020 02:00:00 PM" to "07/03/2020 02:00:00 PM".
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Item # 1: ( 952 - 45 ) Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Initial Term upon signatures on contract through 5 years. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.
NIGP Code: 952-45
Food Stamps and Coupons
Qty Unit Cost UOM Total Discount Amt. Tax Rate Tax Amount Total Cost
1.0 EA - Each
Manufacturer: Brand: Model:
Make: Packaging:

Additional NIGP Code :

Item # 2: ( 952 - 45 ) Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 1 Renewal 12 months. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.
NIGP Code: 952-45
Food Stamps and Coupons
Qty Unit Cost UOM Total Discount Amt. Tax Rate Tax Amount Total Cost
1.0 EA - Each
Manufacturer: Brand: Model:
Make: Packaging:

Additional NIGP Code :

Item # 3: ( 952 - 45 ) Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 2 Renewal 12 months. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.
NIGP Code: 952-45
Food Stamps and Coupons
Qty Unit Cost UOM Total Discount Amt. Tax Rate Tax Amount Total Cost
1.0 EA - Each
Manufacturer: Brand: Model:
Make: Packaging:

Additional NIGP Code :

Item # 4: ( 952 - 45 ) Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 3 Renewal 12 months. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.
NIGP Code: 952-45
Food Stamps and Coupons
Qty Unit Cost UOM Total Discount Amt. Tax Rate Tax Amount Total Cost
1.0 EA - Each
Manufacturer: Brand: Model:
Make: Packaging:

Additional NIGP Code :

Item # 5: ( 952 - 45 ) Provide an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) System for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Payments (SNAP) includes a full spectrum of statewide EBT services for the Illinois Link system including operation of the data center and database used in the Illinois Link system to establish Link/EBT accounts and process Link/EBT transactions; production and mailing of Link cards; distribution of Link cards to the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) local offices; issuance of SNAP and cash assistance benefits to clients; operation of both client and retailer help desks and websites and the daily financial reconciliation and settlement to pay transition processors and retailers for customers' Link purchases and cash withdrawals. Year 4 Renewal 12 months. Vendor Instructions: Do NOT Submit Pricing on this Bid. This Bid is only used to submit technical proposals and all required forms. Attach documents in Attachments Tab and ensure they are marked Confidential.
NIGP Code: 952-45
Food Stamps and Coupons
Qty Unit Cost UOM Total Discount Amt. Tax Rate Tax Amount Total Cost
1.0 EA - Each
Manufacturer: Brand: Model:
Make: Packaging:

Additional NIGP Code :

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