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2020-2021 Erate Bidding Information (Form 470)

Fairfield Community School District
E-Rate Form 470 for Category 1 Services

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

 

Service:
Quantity and/or Capacity:

Internet Connections 1 - 400 MBPS or faster, fiber internet connections not to exceed 2 GBPS
   
   
   

Fairfield Community School District is seeking bids for internet access with associated transport and WAN Connections linking our district buildings as outlined below.

Internet access:

Fairfield Community School District seeks bids for bundled internet access service (IA) and associated transport to our district hub located at 403 Sth. 20th St. in Fairfield, IA 52556. FCSD is seeking bids at the following capacities: Minimum of 400 MPBS and maximum of 2 GBPS. FCSD also requests bid options for one year, three year, and five year contracts.

Interested vendors should also provide the following information in their bids:
(a). Indicate the type of connectivity (e.g. fiber, coaxial, microwave, etc.);
(b). Indicate whether E-Rate C1 eligible bundled firewall is provided;
(c). Identify any E-Rate ineligible charges (such as DDoS);
(d). Indicate the amount of any applicable taxes and fees.
(e). FCSD prefers that bidders must be willing to provide E-Rate discounted billing and to include this statement in the proposal.

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WAN Connections:

airfield Community School District is seeking bids for leased lit fiber and/or transport only from the hub of the districts network at 403 S. 20th St., Fairfield, IA 52556 to the following schools:

Washington Elementary, 406 East Madison St., Fairfield, IA 52556
Pence Elementary, 1000 South 6th St., Fairfield, IA 52556
Fairfield Middle School, 404 West Fillmore, Fairfield, IA 52556
Fairfield High School, 605 East Broadway, Fairfield, IA 52556

FCSD is seeking bids at the following capacities: Minimum of 1 GBPS and a maximum of 10GBS for each WAN Connection. FCSD also requests bid options for one year, three year, and five year contracts.

Interested vendors should also provide the following information in their bids:
(a).Indicate the type of connectivity for each school (e.g. fiber, coaxial, microwave, etc.);
(b). FCSD prefers that bidders must be willing to provide E-Rate discounted billing and to include this statement in the proposal.

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District reserves the right to cancel this request for bids and to reject all related proposals.
Deadline for vendor proposals is 9:00 am Central, 29 days after the date this Form 470 is posted.

FCSD reserves the right to reject late-submitted proposals. By submitting a bid on the requested services herein, the vendor certifies its proposed prices are consistent with the FCCs Lowest Corresponding Price (LCP) requirements and that its equipment and services are compliant with the FCCs recent Order (FCC 19-121) prohibiting the sale, provision, maintenance, modification, or other support of equipment or services provided or manufactured by Huawei, ZTE, or any other covered company deemed a national security threat. Bidding vendors must provide a statement of this certification in their proposal.

Bids must include this 470#, be sent by email to quotes@fairfieldsfuture.org, and must directly and specifically respond to the requested service(s) and/or equipment identified in this 470. Bids received without this specificity may be rejected.

Bidding Vendor must also provide the name, email, and phone number of the person who will be handling this bid.

 

Contact Information

  • All quotes must be submitted by email to quotes@fairfieldsfuture.org.
  • Questions may also be directed to quotes@fairfieldsfuture.org.
  • Vendors need to make sure to check this E-Rate Page for updated FAQ’s as they are asked and information is disseminated for all vendors.
  • All quotes must be received by 4:00 PM, 29 days after the Form 470 Post date.

 

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