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Awarded Contracts

NOTICE OF AWARDED CONTRACTS
CALENDAR YEAR 2018
  • Comprehensive Assessment of the Information Technology Department (RFP)
     Selected Company: KPMG, LLP
     Term:  Through project completion
     Contract Amount:  $220,000.00
 
  • Cisco Maintenance Services (IFB)
     Selected Company:  Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
     Term: 1 year
     Contract Amount: $130,691.00
  • Strategic Planning Consultant (RFP)
     Selected Company:  UPD Consulting 
     Term:  June 21, 2018 - October 31, 2018
     Contract Amount:  $179,980.00
  • School Safety and Emergency Preparedness (RFP)
     Selected Company: Firestorm 
     Term:  Through project completion
     Contract Amount:  $171,500.00, plus allowable travel related expenses
  • Technology Services, Including E-Rate Eligible and Ineligible Category 2 Services, Cabling, Telecommunications, and Internet Access Services (RFP)
     Service: Carrier Ethernet (01-a)
     Selected Company: onShore Security 
     Initial Term: 3 years
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: $232,156.44
 
     Service: SIP Trunking (01-b)
     Selected Company: AT&T
     Initial Term:  3 years
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: $33,309.12
 
     Service:  Internet Access (01-c)
     Selected Company: onShore Security
     Initial Term: 3 years
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount:$76,515.00
 
     Service: Voice Analog Lines (01-d)
     Selected Company: AT&T
     Initial Term:1 year
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: $108,000.00
 
     Service:  Wireless Services (01-e)
     Selected Company: AT&T
     Initial Term: 1 year
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: $66,000.00
 
     Service:  Managed Internal Broadband (02-a)
     Selected Company: Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
     Initial Term: 1 year
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: $124,767.36
 
     Service:  Internal Connections (02-b)
     Selected Company: Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
     Initial Term: N/A
     Estimated Annual Contract Amount: Variable
CALENDAR YEAR 2017
RFP FOR LEGAL SERVICES
 
Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that Acero Charter Schools, Inc. has awarded multiple contracts as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its Procurement Policy.  A description of the solicitation and resulting contracts follows:
Solicitation Title: Legal Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposals (RFP)
Date of Award:  November 15, 2017
Bidding Vendors:  Burke Burns & Pinelli, Ltd.; Clausen Miller PC; Del Galdo Law Group, LLC; Dykema Gossett PLLC; Franczek Radelet PC; Gair Eberhard Nelson Dedinas LTD; Hauser Izzo, LLC; Husch Blackwell LLP; Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd.; Laner Muchin, LTD; Nixon Peabody LLP; Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, LTD; Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, PC
Selected Vendors:  Burke Burns & Pinelli, Ltd.; Dykema Gossett PLLC; Laner Muchin, LTD; Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, LTD
Compensation:  Per respective engagement letter.
Term of Resulting Contract:  Per respective engagement letter.
 
RFP FOR REFINANCE OF 2011 TAXABLE LOAN
 
Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that Acero Charter Schools, Inc. has awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its Procurement Policy.  A description of the solicitation and resulting contract follows:
Solicitation Title:  2011 Taxable Loan Refinance
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposals (RFP)
Date of Award:  September 26, 2017
Bidding Vendors:  MB Financial Bank, N.A.; PNC Bank, N.A.
Selected Vendor:  PNC Bank, N.A.
Compensation:  Term loan in a principal amount not to exceed $18,000,000.00
Term of Resulting Contract:  Twenty (20) year amortization
 
 
IFB FOR MASONRY RESTORATION – UCSN ESMERALDA SANTIAGO & UCSN SANDRA CISNEROS

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. has awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its Procurement Policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts follows:
Solicitation Title: Masonry Restoration – UCSN Esmeralda Santiago & UCSN Sandra Cisneros
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: May 11, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC
Selected Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC
Compensation: $201,933.00
Term of Resulting Contract: Through Project Completion (est. August 4, 2017)
IFB FOR CISCO MAINTENANCE SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Cisco Maintenance Services
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 9, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): Sentinel Technologies, Inc.; CDW-G
Selected Vendor(s): Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
Compensation: $145,762.00
Term of Resulting Contract: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
RFP FOR CLINICAL AND RELATED SERVICES PROVIDER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Clinical and Related Services Provider
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposals (RFP)
Date of Award: May 19, 2017; April 6, 2017; April 6, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): EDU Healthcare; Epic Developmental Services; Futures Education/Futures Healthcore; Healthpro Heritage; Progressus Therapy; RCM; Therapy Source
Selected Vendor(s): EDU Healthcare;Healthpro Heritage; Futures Education/Futures Healthcore
Compensation: $2,700,000.00 (aggregated)
Term of Resulting Contract: Date of Award through June 30, 2018
IFB FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS AND AUXILIARY POWER INSTALLATION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Emergency Lighting Improvements and Auxiliary Power Installations
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: April 13, 2017
Responding Vendor(s): Geary Electric, Inc., Courtesy Electric, Inc., and Block Electric, Inc.
Selected Vendor(s): Geary Electric, Inc.
Compensation: $54,471.00
Term of Resulting Contract: Substantial Completion Date of August 4, 2017.
RFP FOR STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Strategic Communications Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: February 24, 2017
Responding Vendor(s): Noelle Gaffney and Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
Selected Vendor(s): Noelle Gaffney
Compensation: Not to exceed $200,000
Term of Resulting Contract: March 9, 2017 to June 30, 2017 with two successive six month renewal terms.
 
 
CALENDAR YEAR 2016

IFB FOR MASONRY REPAIRS

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Masonry IFB
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC; Restore Masonry, LLC; A. Horn, Inc.
Selected Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC; Restore Masonry, LLC
Compensation: Not to exceed $265,0000.00 ($185,332.00/$67,389.00).
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion on August 3, 2016. No renewal options.

RFP FOR TRAVEL AGENT OR BROKER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Travel Agent or Broker, 2016-2019
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 16, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): Capital Tours, Inc.
Compensation: Students are responsible for funding two trips – Washington DC and New York City
Term of Resulting Contract: The contract covers services provided for both trips, which take place in June 2017; Responding Vendors: Capital Tours, Inc. and WorldStrides.

IFB FOR PAZ ROOFING

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Paz Roofing IFB
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Local Roofing Co., Inc.; Active Roofing Company, Inc.; Tecta America Illinois Roofing, LLC; MidAmerica Roofing, Inc.; Pro-Tech Roofing, Inc.; Complete Building Maintenance Co.; Jones & Cleary Roofing Co.
Selected Vendor(s): Local Roofing Co., Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $192,400.00.
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion on August 3, 2016. No renewal options.

RFP FOR INSURANCE BROKER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Insurance Broker RFP
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Financial Renaissance, The Horton Group; HUB International Midwest Ltd.; Mesirow Financial Insurance Services; Acrisure d/b/a Wine Sergi Insurance
Selected Vendor(s): The Horton Group
Compensation: Not to exceed $100,000.
Term of Resulting Contract: July 21, 2016 through July 21, 2017 with three, one-year renewal terms.

RFP FOR CISNEROS IT INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Cisneros IT Infrastructure Upgrade
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.; Sentinel Technologies, Inc.; Zones, Inc. Selected Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $310,000.00
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion

COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT FOR SMARTNET WARRANTY RENEWAL

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract through a cooperative purchasing agreement in accordance with its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: SmartNet
Solicitation Type: Cooperative Purchasing Agreement
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.
Compensation: $250,000.00.
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through June 28, 2016.

RFP FOR SUBSTITUTES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Substitute Teacher RFP
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: March 4, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): Delta-T Group
Compensation: Not to exceed $250,000.00 for remainder of FY16. Not-to-exceed $1.1M for FY17.
Term of Resulting Contract: March 4th, 2016 to June 30, 2016. First Renewal Term shall commence July 1, 2016. There are three, 1-year renewal options.

Responding Vendors:
BuggEyes, LLC, Delta-T Group, Parallel Education Division, PESG Educational Staffing Solutions

RFP FOR ESL/BILINGUAL CERTIFICATION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: RFP for ESL/Bilingual Certification
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: January 22, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): University of St. Francis
Compensation: Not to exceed $600,000.00 for initial year
Term of Resulting Contract: February 1, 2016-January 31, 2017.There are four, 1-year renewal options available.

Responding Vendors:
University of St. Francis, Illinois Resource Center/National Louis University, University of Phoenix, ASPD/Brandman University.
RFP FOR CLASS TRIPS TO NYC AND WASHINGTON D.C.

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Class Trips to Washington DC and New York City, 2016
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 3, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Capital Tours
Compensation: Not to exceed $1,021,569.00.00. This amount assumes all students eligible to participate in the trip are able to travel. Students are primarily responsible for raising the funds for this trip, with UCSN acting as a pass-through for payment to the vendor.
Term of Resulting Contract: The contract covers services provided for both trips, which usually take place during the month of June.

Responding Vendors:
BrightSpark Travel, Capital Tours.

RFP FOR CLASSROOM LIBRARY

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Classroom Library
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 3, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Mackin, Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $500,00.00
Term of Resulting Contract: 11/1/15-10/31/18

Responding Vendors:
Mackin, Inc., American Reading Company, Perfection Learning, Booksource, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
RFP FOR ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS SOLUTION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Assessment Systems Solution
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: October 5, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): School City Inc.
Compensation: $82,751.00 for year 1, $67,751.00 for year 2, $67,751.00 for year 3, and $67,751.00 for optional year 4 renewal. Not to exceed $250,000.00 for initial term.
Term of Resulting Contract: 9/1/2015-8/30/2018.

Responding Vendors:
SchoolCity Inc., Certica Solutions Inc., CSSG, Inc.

RFP FOR SECURITY SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Security Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Monterrey Security
Compensation: Not to exceed $1,000,000 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: August 1, 2015-July 31, 2018. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
Monterrey Security, CityWide, U.S. Security Associates, Premier Security, Universal

RFP FOR CLINICAL AND RELATED SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows
Solicitation Title: Clinical and Related Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): EduHealthcare
Compensation: Not to exceed $2,800,000 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: August 1, 2015-July 31, 2018. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
EduHealthcare, HealthPro, Futures, Sunbelt, Select Medical

CERES FOOD SERVICE RENEWAL

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. exercised a renewal option as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy in 2014. A description is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Food Management Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Ceres Food Group
Compensation: Estimated $3,250,000.00 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: July 21, 2015-July 22, 2016. There are four, 1-year renewal option remaining on this contract. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
Ceres Food Group

IFB FOR FACILITIES SUPPLIES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Facilities Supplies
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: July 29, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Russo Hardware, Warehouse Direct
Compensation: Both vendors awarded; each not to exceed $250,000.00
Term of Resulting Contract: July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016

Responding Vendors:
Russo Hardware; Warehouse Direct

INSURANCE BROKER SERVICES

Awardee
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Selected Vendor(s): Mesirow
Date of Award: June 4, 2015
Term of Resulting Contract: June 4, 2015-June 1, 2018
Compensation: Not to exceed $50,000 annually
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Other vendors submitting bids:
GCG

OWNERS REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES

Awardee
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Selected Vendor(s): IFF Real Estate Services, LLC
Date of Award: May 7, 2015
Term of Resulting Contract: Through July 31, 2015
Compensation: Not to exceed $39,500
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)

INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR TABLET SOLUTIONS

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids, the UNO Charter School Network has selected CDW-G to provide its Tablet Solution. A purchase summary follows:
Vendor(s): CDW-G
Date of Award: March 2, 2015
Term: Equipment purchase
Compensation: $242,880.00
Other vendors submitting bids:
CDI; MNJ; Zones, Inc.

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. has awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its Procurement Policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts follows:
Solicitation Title: Masonry Restoration – UCSN Esmeralda Santiago & UCSN Sandra Cisneros
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: May 11, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC
Selected Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC
Compensation: $201,933.00
Term of Resulting Contract: Through Project Completion (est. August 4, 2017)
IFB FOR CISCO MAINTENANCE SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Cisco Maintenance Services
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 9, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): Sentinel Technologies, Inc.; CDW-G
Selected Vendor(s): Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
Compensation: $145,762.00
Term of Resulting Contract: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
RFP FOR CLINICAL AND RELATED SERVICES PROVIDER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Clinical and Related Services Provider
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposals (RFP)
Date of Award: May 19, 2017; April 6, 2017; April 6, 2017
Bidding Vendor(s): EDU Healthcare; Epic Developmental Services; Futures Education/Futures Healthcore; Healthpro Heritage; Progressus Therapy; RCM; Therapy Source
Selected Vendor(s): EDU Healthcare;Healthpro Heritage; Futures Education/Futures Healthcore
Compensation: $2,700,000.00 (aggregated)
Term of Resulting Contract: Date of Award through June 30, 2018
IFB FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS AND AUXILIARY POWER INSTALLATION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Emergency Lighting Improvements and Auxiliary Power Installations
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: April 13, 2017
Responding Vendor(s): Geary Electric, Inc., Courtesy Electric, Inc., and Block Electric, Inc.
Selected Vendor(s): Geary Electric, Inc.
Compensation: $54,471.00
Term of Resulting Contract: Substantial Completion Date of August 4, 2017.
RFP FOR STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Strategic Communications Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: February 24, 2017
Responding Vendor(s): Noelle Gaffney and Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
Selected Vendor(s): Noelle Gaffney
Compensation: Not to exceed $200,000
Term of Resulting Contract: March 9, 2017 to June 30, 2017 with two successive six month renewal terms.
IFB FOR MASONRY REPAIRS

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Masonry IFB
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC; Restore Masonry, LLC; A. Horn, Inc.
Selected Vendor(s): Bulley & Andrews Masonry Restoration, LLC; Restore Masonry, LLC
Compensation: Not to exceed $265,0000.00 ($185,332.00/$67,389.00).
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion on August 3, 2016. No renewal options.

RFP FOR TRAVEL AGENT OR BROKER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Travel Agent or Broker, 2016-2019
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 16, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): Capital Tours, Inc.
Compensation: Students are responsible for funding two trips – Washington DC and New York City
Term of Resulting Contract: The contract covers services provided for both trips, which take place in June 2017; Responding Vendors: Capital Tours, Inc. and WorldStrides.

IFB FOR PAZ ROOFING

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Paz Roofing IFB
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Local Roofing Co., Inc.; Active Roofing Company, Inc.; Tecta America Illinois Roofing, LLC; MidAmerica Roofing, Inc.; Pro-Tech Roofing, Inc.; Complete Building Maintenance Co.; Jones & Cleary Roofing Co.
Selected Vendor(s): Local Roofing Co., Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $192,400.00.
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion on August 3, 2016. No renewal options.

RFP FOR INSURANCE BROKER

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Insurance Broker RFP
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): Financial Renaissance, The Horton Group; HUB International Midwest Ltd.; Mesirow Financial Insurance Services; Acrisure d/b/a Wine Sergi Insurance
Selected Vendor(s): The Horton Group
Compensation: Not to exceed $100,000.
Term of Resulting Contract: July 21, 2016 through July 21, 2017 with three, one-year renewal terms.

RFP FOR CISNEROS IT INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Cisneros IT Infrastructure Upgrade
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.; Sentinel Technologies, Inc.; Zones, Inc. Selected Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $310,000.00
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through Anticipated Completion

COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT FOR SMARTNET WARRANTY RENEWAL

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract through a cooperative purchasing agreement in accordance with its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: SmartNet
Solicitation Type: Cooperative Purchasing Agreement
Date of Award: June 29, 2016
Responding Vendor(s): CDW, Inc.
Compensation: $250,000.00.
Term of Resulting Contract: June 29, 2016 through June 28, 2016.

RFP FOR SUBSTITUTES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Substitute Teacher RFP
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: March 4, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): Delta-T Group
Compensation: Not to exceed $250,000.00 for remainder of FY16. Not-to-exceed $1.1M for FY17.
Term of Resulting Contract: March 4th, 2016 to June 30, 2016. First Renewal Term shall commence July 1, 2016. There are three, 1-year renewal options.

Responding Vendors:
BuggEyes, LLC, Delta-T Group, Parallel Education Division, PESG Educational Staffing Solutions

RFP FOR ESL/BILINGUAL CERTIFICATION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: RFP for ESL/Bilingual Certification
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: January 22, 2016
Selected Vendor(s): University of St. Francis
Compensation: Not to exceed $600,000.00 for initial year
Term of Resulting Contract: February 1, 2016-January 31, 2017.There are four, 1-year renewal options available.

Responding Vendors:
University of St. Francis, Illinois Resource Center/National Louis University, University of Phoenix, ASPD/Brandman University.
RFP FOR CLASS TRIPS TO NYC AND WASHINGTON D.C.

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Class Trips to Washington DC and New York City, 2016
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 3, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Capital Tours
Compensation: Not to exceed $1,021,569.00.00. This amount assumes all students eligible to participate in the trip are able to travel. Students are primarily responsible for raising the funds for this trip, with UCSN acting as a pass-through for payment to the vendor.
Term of Resulting Contract: The contract covers services provided for both trips, which usually take place during the month of June.

Responding Vendors:
BrightSpark Travel, Capital Tours.

RFP FOR CLASSROOM LIBRARY

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Classroom Library
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: November 3, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Mackin, Inc.
Compensation: Not to exceed $500,00.00
Term of Resulting Contract: 11/1/15-10/31/18

Responding Vendors:
Mackin, Inc., American Reading Company, Perfection Learning, Booksource, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

RFP FOR ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS SOLUTION

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Assessment Systems Solution
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: October 5, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): School City Inc.
Compensation: $82,751.00 for year 1, $67,751.00 for year 2, $67,751.00 for year 3, and $67,751.00 for optional year 4 renewal. Not to exceed $250,000.00 for initial term.
Term of Resulting Contract: 9/1/2015-8/30/2018.

Responding Vendors:
SchoolCity Inc., Certica Solutions Inc., CSSG, Inc.

RFP FOR SECURITY SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Security Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Monterrey Security
Compensation: Not to exceed $1,000,000 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: August 1, 2015-July 31, 2018. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
Monterrey Security, CityWide, U.S. Security Associates, Premier Security, Universal

RFP FOR CLINICAL AND RELATED SERVICES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows
Solicitation Title: Clinical and Related Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): EduHealthcare
Compensation: Not to exceed $2,800,000 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: August 1, 2015-July 31, 2018. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
EduHealthcare, HealthPro, Futures, Sunbelt, Select Medical

CERES FOOD SERVICE RENEWAL

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. exercised a renewal option as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy in 2014. A description is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Food Management Services
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Date of Award: August 19, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Ceres Food Group
Compensation: Estimated $3,250,000.00 annually
Term of Resulting Contract: July 21, 2015-July 22, 2016. There are four, 1-year renewal option remaining on this contract. This award is subject to final contract approval by UCSN.

Responding Vendors:
Ceres Food Group

IFB FOR FACILITIES SUPPLIES

Notice of Award
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Solicitation Title: Facilities Supplies
Solicitation Type: Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Date of Award: July 29, 2015
Selected Vendor(s): Russo Hardware, Warehouse Direct
Compensation: Both vendors awarded; each not to exceed $250,000.00
Term of Resulting Contract: July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016

Responding Vendors:
Russo Hardware; Warehouse Direct

INSURANCE BROKER SERVICES

Awardee
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Selected Vendor(s): Mesirow
Date of Award: June 4, 2015
Term of Resulting Contract: June 4, 2015-June 1, 2018
Compensation: Not to exceed $50,000 annually
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Other vendors submitting bids:
GCG
OWNERS REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES

Awardee
This posting serves as notice that the UNO Charter School Network, Inc. awarded a contract as a result of a solicitation issued pursuant to its procurement policy. A description of the solicitation and resulting contract or contracts is as follows:
Selected Vendor(s): IFF Real Estate Services, LLC
Date of Award: May 7, 2015
Term of Resulting Contract: Through July 31, 2015
Compensation: Not to exceed $39,500
Solicitation Type: Request for Proposal (RFP)
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR TABLET SOLUTIONS

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids, the UNO Charter School Network has selected CDW-G to provide its Tablet Solution. A purchase summary follows:
Vendor(s): CDW-G
Date of Award: March 2, 2015
Term: Equipment purchase
Compensation: $242,880.00
Other vendors submitting bids:
CDI; MNJ; Zones, Inc.
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR CHROMEBOOK SOLUTIONS

 

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids, the UNO Charter School Network has selected Zones, Inc. to provide its Chromebook Solution. A purchase summary follows:
Vendor(s): Zones, Inc.
Date of Award: March 2, 2015
Term: Equipment purchase
Compensation: $433,530.92
Other vendors submitting bids:
CDI; SHI
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR ELECTRICAL UPGRADES

 

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids for Electrical Upgrades, the UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Quantum Crossings, LLC. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Quantum Crossings, LLC
Date of Award: March 10, 2015
Term: Approximately 4 months
Compensation: $80,695.00
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
None
 UTILITIES BROKERAGE SERVICES – ELECTRICITY AND NATURAL GAS (IFB)

 

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids for Utilities Brokerage Services – Electricity and Natural Gas, the UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Save Wave Energy. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Save Wave Energy
Date of Award(s): October 21, 2014
Term: 3 years
Compensation : Broker compensation is based on a rate established between the broker and the utility provider. UCSN does not directly compensate broker for services provided.
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
Energy Management Services Inc.; D and M Associates LLC; Interra ES LLC
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (“UCSN”) invites the submission of Bids from individuals or firms providing brokerage services for the procurement of energy and natural gas services at five (5) facilities.

CISCO SMARTNET – (IFB)

 

Awardee
As a result of its Invitation for Bids for Cisco SMARTnet, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to MNJ Technologies Direct. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): MNJ Technologies Direct
Date of Award(s): December 16, 2014
Term: 1 year (Through December 31, 2015)
Compensation : $114,674.34
Other Vendors Submitting Complete Proposals:
CDW Government,LLC; MNJ Technologies Direct
The UNO Charter School Network (“UCSN”) invites the submission of Bids for UCSN’s purchase of a Cisco SMARTnet support contract for Cisco technology equipment.
LITIGATION SERVICES

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Litigation Services issued on September 29, 2014, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Dykema Gossett PLLC. A contract summary follows:
Vendor: Dykema Gossett PLLC
Term: November 12, 2014 initiated agreement (estimated 12 months)
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals but Not Selected:
Daspin Aument LLP
Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thorpe, & Rotunno
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) invites the submission of written proposals for litigation services.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Financial Services issued on September 29, 2014, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Afton Partners LLC. A contract summary follows:
Vendor: Afton Partners LLC
Term: October 27, 2014 – December 31, 2015
Cost: $225/hour (Estimated $200,000)
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals but Not Selected:
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) invites the submission of written proposals for financial services.
PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICES

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Public Relations Services issued on September 29, 2014, the UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Public Communications Inc. (PCI). A contract summary follows:
Vendor: Public Communications Inc. (PCI)
Term: One year (November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2015)
Cost: $176,400
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals but Not Selected:
Dori Wilson Public Relations
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) invites the submission of written proposals for public relations services.
INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF APPLICANT SCREENING PROCESS

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for an Instructional Staff Applicant Screening Process UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to TeacherMatch, LLC. A contract summary follows:
Vendor: TeacherMatch, LLC
Term: One year with the option of three annual renewals
Cost: $105,000 ($26,250 per annum)
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
myEDmatch
Project Purpose and Description
UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is comprised of 16 schools, (13 elementary, 3 highs school), across the Chicago-land area. It serves roughly 7,600 students and employs 600+ staff across all schools. Each year, UCSN faces the challenge of hiring enough talented instructional staff members to meet the demand of our growing student population. In the past 2 school years, UCSN has grown from 343 to 450 instructional staff; 195 of instructional staff were hired during the 2012-13 school year and 161 have been hired in school year 2013-14 so far.
UCSN is seeking a systemic, sustainable solution to help its school leaders cull high quality candidates from the general applicant pool.
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FOR 2014

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Landscape Maintenance for 2014, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Medina Lawncare, LLC. A contract summary follows:
Vendor: Medina Lawncare, Inc.
Term: Calendar Year 2014
Cost: $98,450.00
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
Christy Webber Landscapes
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network, Inc. (UCSN) is requesting proposals for landscape maintenance for 13 campuses.
K-12 CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT CONSULTING SERVICES

 

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for K-12 Curriculum and Assessment Consulting Services, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Insight Education Group, LLC and The Achievement Network (pending). A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Insight Education Group, LLC; The Achievement Network (pending)
Date of Award(s): Insight Education Group, LLC (July 2, 2014); The Achievement Network (pending)
Term: Insight Education Group, LLC (June 18, 2014 – June 30, 2015); The Achievement Network (pending)
Compensation : Insight Education Group, LLC ($589,900.00); The Achievement Network (pending)
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
Nancy Sindelar
Project Purpose and Description
The United Charter School Network (“UCSN”) invites the submission of Proposals for K-12 Curriculum and Assessment Consulting Services for the following period: ~April 1 – July 1, 2014.
EXTERIOR PANEL & WINDOW CLEANING

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Exterior Panel & Window Cleaning, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Corporate Cleaning Services. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Corporate Cleaning Services
Date of Award(s): July 1, 2014
Term: 1 year (with options for two, successive one-year renewals)
Compensation : $38,045.00
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
Prime Time Window Cleaning, Inc.
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is requesting proposals for Exterior Panel & Window Cleaning for services at facilities comprising four (4) of its campuses from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

HVAC PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

 

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for HVAC Preventative Maintenance, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Core Mechanical, Inc. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Core Mechanical, Inc.
Date of Award(s): July 1, 2014
Term: 1 year (with options for two, successive one-year renewals)
Compensation : $94,500.00
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
Murphy & Miller, Inc.; Riverside Mechanical Services, Inc.; Westside Mechanical Services, LLC
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is requesting proposals for Heat, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Preventative Maintenance services at facilities comprising twelve (12) of its campuses from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
FIRE, LIFE, & SAFETY PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Fire, Life, & Safety Preventative Maintenance, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Fox Valley Fire & Safety Company, Inc. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Fox Valley Fire & Safety Company, Inc.
Date of Award(s): July 1, 2014
Term: 1 year (with options for two, successive one-year renewals)
Compensation : $29,645.00
Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
None
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is requesting proposals for Fire, Life & Safety Preventative Maintenance services at facilities comprising thirteen (13) of its campuses from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
ELEVATOR PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Elevator Preventative Maintenance, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Parkway Elevators, Inc. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Parkway Elevators, Inc.
Date of Award(s): July 1, 2014
Term: 1 year (with options for two, successive one-year renewals)
Compensation : $19,800.00

Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
KONE Inc.
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is requesting proposals for Elevator Preventative Maintenance services for lifts and elevators located at eight (8) of its campuses from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for Building Automation System Preventative Maintenance, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to Core Mechanical, Inc. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): Core Mechanical, Inc.
Date of Award(s): July 1, 2014
Term: 1 year (with options for two, successive one-year renewals)
Compensation : $32,500.00

Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
None
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) is requesting proposals for Building Automation System (BAS) Preventative Maintenance services at facilities comprising five (5) of its campuses from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
E-RATE CONSULTING SERVICES

 

Awardee
As a result of its Request for Proposals for E-Rate Consulting Services, UNO Charter School Network awarded a contract to E-Rate Central. A contract summary follows:
Vendor(s): E-Rate Central
Date of Award(s): September 16, 2014
Term: 1 year with 3 renewals for 1-year terms
Compensation : $53,000.00

Other Vendors Submitting Proposals:
eRate 360, EdTechnologyFunds, and Wynndalco
Project Purpose and Description
The UNO Charter School Network (“UCSN”) is issuing this RFP for the purpose of engaging a consultant to support its purchasing activities through the E-Rate funding program that was established by the Telecommunications Act of 1996

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