P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA24457

540-863-1809††† 540-863-1804 fax

 

DATE: January 23, 2017

 

ACTION ITEM

SUBJECT

Invitations for Bid for Wi-Fi Networks; Callaghan Elementary, Sharon Elementary, Mountain View Elementary (Erate)

RATIONALE

†††† Per the Vision 2020 Phase III timeline, network infrastructure upgrades are to be completed in 2017-2018 at Sharon Elementary, Callaghan Elementary, and Mountain View Elementary.†††††

†††† To be considered for Erate reimbursement, the division must participate in the Erate competitive bidding process. The first phase of Erate competitive bidding begins with the 470 application submission.As a component of the 470 process, a division may choose to release an invitation for bid.

†††† For the aforementioned project considerations, Invitations for Bid were prepared and presented for your information on December 19, 2016.

†††† I am seeking the boardís permission to advertise the Invitations for Bid beginning on January 24, 2017.

†††† On January 24, 2017, the bid invitations will be posted on the divisionís web site. Publication in local and regional newspapers will occur on the first available publication dates.

†††† Bid responses will be accepted until 10 A.M. on February 27, 2017.

 

Recommendations for the contract awards will be presented for the boardís consideration and action at the March 6, 2017 meeting.

ESTIMATED COSTS

Sharon Elementary School- $115,000.00

Callaghan Elementary School- $105,000.00

Mountain View Elementary School - $165,000.00

BUDGET CATEGORY

Capital, Medicaid, VPSA

LEGAL REFERENCE

N/A

STAFF CONTACTS

Jeff Alleman

SUPERINTENDENTíS

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Attached:

Bid WiFi Infrastructure 192017 Callaghan Draft for Approval.pdf

Bid WiFi Infrastructure 192017 MVES Draft for Approval.pdf

†† Bid WiFi Infrastructure 192017 Sharon Draft for Approval.pdf