P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA24457

540-863-1809††† 540-863-1804 fax

 

 

DATE: December 19, 2016

 

INFORMATION 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.

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†††† To be considered for Erate reimbursement for the project expenditures, the division must participate in the Erate competitive bidding process. The first phase of Erate competitive bidding begins with the 470 application submission.

 

†††† The 470 application process provides a means for schools and libraries to make telecommunications needs or infrastructure needs known to vendors.As a component of the 470 process, a division may choose to release an invitation for bid.

 

††††† For the aforementioned projects, draft Invitations for Bid have been prepared and are presented for your information.

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:

Callaghan Elementary wifi network upgrade IFB draft

MVES wifi network upgrade IFB draft

Sharon Elementary wifi network upgrade IFB draft