REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Notice is hereby given that the Terrebonne Parish School Board will receive proposals until the hour of nine thirty AM (9:30 AM) on November 1, 2022 for Wide Area Network (WAN) Services. All proposals received by 9:30 AM on November 1, 2022 will be publicly opened and acknowledged in the office of the Purchasing Agent, 201 Stadium Drive, Houma, LA 70360 and reviewed by an evaluation committee at a later time.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on September 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m., in the Purchasing Office at 201 Stadium Drive, Houma, Louisiana. All vendors must attend the meeting in person, and the doors will close at 2:00 p.m. (CST). Vendors arriving late will be disqualified from bidding. Due to the complexity of the network and RFP, vendors NOT attending this meeting are disqualified from bidding on this project.
Pursuant to R.S. 38:2212 (E), the Terrebonne Parish School Board has partnered with Central Bidding to distribute the Request for Proposals (RFP), collect responses, and/or allow proposers and vendors the ability to respond through a uniform and secure electronic interactive system. Official RFP documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic RFPs can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com at no charge. Proposers participating in the electronic option need to contact Central Bidding if they have any questions or issues relating to the electronic submission process at (225) 810-4814. There may be fees for downloading RFP’s that are charged by Central Bidding. Where applicable, and in all construction projects, an electronic bid bond is also required and must be furnished. There will be no bid bond required for this project. Failure of the bidder to upload their bid to Central Bidding is not the responsibility of Terrebonne Parish School Board.
Bid documents may also be requested by emailing ChristopherBabin@tpsd.org or email@example.com. All other inquiries must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm.
The Terrebonne Parish School Board accepts no responsibility for contacting any vendor, failure to contact a vendor, or a vendor not receiving information regarding this RFP. This RFP has been properly advertised and it is the sole responsibility of any or all Vendors to request and submit RFPs as advertised.
To the extent permitted by applicable state and federal laws and regulations, the Terrebonne Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any or all RFPs for just cause.
Mr. Gregory Harding, President
TERREBONNE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Publication Dates: September 9, 2022; September 14, 2022; September 28, 2022
This institution is an equal opportunity employer.