Request for Proposals - E-Rate

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Redondo Beach Unified School District, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the District, will receive at 1401 Inglewood Avenue, Redondo Beach CA, 90278, up to, but no later than 3:00 p.m. on January 14, 2022 responses to Request for Proposals (RFP) for the award of E-rate contract(s) for the following:

E-Rate Year 25 High Speed Fiber Optic Wide Area Network

E-Rate Year 25 Network Infrastructure Improvements and Upgrades

Each of the above is a stand-alone project and qualified service providers may or may not choose to submit individual quotes for each Project.  Each provider is expected to make themselves thoroughly familiar with any rules or regulations regarding the E-rate program.  These RFP are advertised and issued concurrently with RFP posting on Schools and Libraries Division web site https://portal.usac.org/. Last day for questions is on January 07, 2022 at 3:00PM.

Such response to the RFP shall be received in the Information Technology Department at Redondo Beach Unified School District, 1401 Inglewood Avenue, CA 90278.  RFPs also can be e-mailed to dkinsey@rbusd.org.

Each RFP response must conform and be responsive to this invitation, and all other documents comprising the RFP.  Copies of the RFP are now on file and may be obtained on Schools and Libraries Division web site http://www.usac.org or at the Redondo Beach Unified School District, 1401 Inglewood Avenue Redondo Beach, CA 90278 or requesting by email at dkinsey@rbusd.org.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all responses to RFP, to accept or to reject any one or more items of the RFPs, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the response to RFPs.

The RFPs are being issued after a finding by the Governing Board that it is advantageous to procure through competitive negotiations.  All significant Evaluation Standards for the competitive negotiations, including price and their relative importance, will be reviewed.