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File #: 20-0014    Version: 1 Name: Ask Reply, Inc., d/b/a B2GNow, Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 12/30/2019 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: PROPOSED AUTHORITY TO EXERCISE CONTRACT EXTENSION OPTION Department(s): Department of Finance and Administration Vendor: Ask Reply, Inc., d/b/a B2GNow, Phoenix, Arizona Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Diversity Management Monitoring System Original Contract Period: 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2018; Administrative Extension 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2020, retroactive - 12/31/2020 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $71,575.00 Original Approval: 11/17/2015, $71,575.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520830 Contract Number(s): 15-20-002 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Attorney have approved this item. The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participation. ...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0127

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PROPOSED AUTHORITY TO EXERCISE CONTRACT EXTENSION OPTION

 

Department(s):  Department of Finance and Administration

 

Vendor:  Ask Reply, Inc., d/b/a B2GNow, Phoenix, Arizona 

 

Request:  Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend contract 

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Diversity Management Monitoring System

 

Original Contract Period:  1/1/2016 - 12/31/2018; Administrative Extension 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019 

 

Proposed Contract Period Extension:  1/1/2020, retroactive - 12/31/2020 

 

Total Current Contract Amount Authority:   $71,575.00

 

Original Approval:  11/17/2015, $71,575.00

 

Previous Increase(s):  N/A

 

This Increase Requested:  N/A

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact:  N/A

 

Accounts:  Professional Services 51001.520830

 

Contract Number(s):  15-20-002

 

Concurrences:

The Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Attorney have approved this item.

 

The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participation.

 

District(s): Districtwide

 

Summary:  B2GNow provides a web-based diversity management system that monitors contract compliance with respect to the Forest Preserves Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise ordinance provisions. Cook County utilizes the same vendor via contract number 1944-17880 (approved 11/21/2019). The Forest Preserves is seeking to exercise the second of two (2) one-year extension options. This is a sole source procurement.

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