IFCB Posted

05 November 2018

Ozark School District 14

District Address

1609 Walden Dr

Ozark, AR 72949

IFCB ID: 190004210


Bid Deadline:

15 December 2018

Questions Due By:

17 November 2018


IFCB Requirements


·         All Questions and Bids must be submitted using the on-line IFCB system. If for some reason the system is down before the respective deadline, please email your bid to info@crwconsulting.com or fax it to 918.445.0049. Bids or questions submitted in this fashion will be disqualified if the on-line system is active at the time of submission.
 
·         Bidder must agree to participate in USF Program (AKA “E-rate”) for the corresponding funding year.
 
·         Please include the correct Service Provider Identification Number (SPIN) on your bid.
 
·         By submitting a bid, bidder certifies that the bidder does have a valid (non-red light status) SPIN for the E-rate program at the time of submission. Should the Applicant discover that the bidder is on red light status, or if the FCC classifies the bidder as on red-light status before work is performed and invoices are paid, the contract will be null and void and the applicant will have no payment obligations to the bidder.
 
·         Bidder is expected to provide the lowest corresponding price per E-rate rules. See http://www.usac.org/sl/service-providers/step02/lowest-corresponding-price.aspx for details.
 
·         Contracts must not prohibit SPIN changes.
 
·         Bidder must agree to provide the Applicant the choice of discount methods (SPI or BEAR).
 
·         Bidder will be automatically disqualified if the District determines that the bidding company has offered any employee of the District any individual gift of more than $20 or gifts totaling more than $50 within a 12 month period.
 
·         All contracts awarded will be contingent upon E-rate funding and final board approval. The applicant may choose to do all or part of the project upon funding notification.
 
·         All contracts awarded under this IFCB bidding process may be voluntarily renewed by the applicant, upon written notice to the provider, for five consecutive one year terms. Please include this language in your final contract.
 
·         All applicable fees, surcharges, and taxes must be identified on the bid. E-rate rules require the applicants to evaluate the price of eligible goods and services that will be listed on the 471 application during the competitive bidding process. Fees and surcharges that apply but are not listed on the bid will be the responsibility of the bidding company, should their bid be awarded.
 
·         The winning vendor will be required to complete the USAC approved Item 21 template for the project within 7 working days after notification that the vendor has won the bid.
·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Vendors must complete and include the C2 Cover Page with their bid. Bids received without the cover page will be disqualified.
·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Service providers are required to bid the entire hardware project/upgrade. Bids for individual components of the project/upgrade will be disqualified.
·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Applicant will not accept bids for refurbished equipment. Any bids containing refurbished equipment will be disqualified.
·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Bids that include equipment that was manufactured for use outside of the United States will be disqualified.
 


There is an additional document associated with this IFCB. Please click the buttons to download the document.

2019C2BiddingInstructions88.docx

C2COVERPAGE7311.pdf

OzarkFloorPlans.zip



Services and Equipment Requested


UPDATE 11/16/18: Floor Plans have been added. If possible, please bid yellow cabling for the drops.



Internal Connections
 
Project Narrative

Installation will be needed for the Cat6A drops, and should include; running of cabling, and termination in ceiling with Cat6A rated RJ-45 plugs or functional equivalent, and termination of cables on MDF/IDF patch panels.
 
Voluntary Site Visit

Vendors wishing to bid on internal connections can attend a voluntary site visit one day November 13th, or November 16th at 10am. Vendors will meet at 1609 Walden Drive, Ozark, Arkansas 72949; and check in with Chad Binz.
 
Type of Equipment
School Name
Number of Devices Vendor Should Bid
 
Preferred Make/Manufacturer
Antennas, Connectors and Related Components
Ozark Kindergarten
1
Panduit Cat6A rated 48-port patch panel or functional equivalent.
Cabling
Ozark Kindergarten
24
Non-Plenum Cat6A drops
Antennas, Connectors and Related Components
Ozark Elementary
1
Panduit Cat6A rated 48-port patch panel or functional equivalent.
Cabling
Ozark Elementary
39
Non-Plenum Cat6A drops
Antennas, Connectors and Related Components
Ozark Middle School
2
Panduit Cat6A rated 48-port patch panel or functional equivalent.
Cabling
Ozark Middle School
48
Non-Plenum Cat6A drops
 
 
DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Vendors must complete and include the C2 Cover Page with their bid. Bids received without the cover page will be disqualified.
DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Service providers are required to bid the entire hardware project/upgrade. Bids for individual components of the project/upgrade will be disqualified.
DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Applicant will not accept bids for refurbished equipment. Any bids containing refurbished equipment will be disqualified.
DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Bids that include equipment that was manufactured for use outside of the United States will be disqualified.
 


Bid deadline has been reached.



Questions Received with District Answers:





Question deadline has been reached.


Q:

Are the requested drops going in ceilings or walls?

A:

 

Ceilings

Q:

Will you please provide floor plans with drop locations and data closets so we can provide exact cabling proposals? A flat rate quote can be provided based upon quantity needed, however, specific lengths will aide in cost savings. Thank you!

A:

 Maps have been added. .  As far as drop locations they are the main classrooms (which are mostly numbered on them with exception of a couple of rooms).