Request for Proposal (RFP) UPPER PENINSULA 9-1-1 AUTHORITY WIDE AREA NETWORK PROJECT High-Speed Network Connectivity with Active Management and Monitoring For a Computer Aided Dispatch Public Safety Communication System Issue date: April 29, 2011

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for Upper Peninsula 9
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PSAP
Wide Area
Network Connectivity


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Request for
Proposal

(
RFP
)

UPPER PENINSULA 9
-
1
-
1 AUTHORITY

WIDE AREA
NETWORK

PROJECT

High
-
Speed Network Connectivity with Active Management and Monitoring

For a Computer Aided Dispatch
Public Safety
Communication System

Issue date
: April 29, 2011



NOTE: This RFP
contains
two

separate
sections and an appendix
.
S
ECTION

1

is this
Microsoft
WORD
document.

SECTION

2

is
a
multi
-
tabbed
Microsoft EXCEL document.
Vendors shall
ensure that they are responding to and completing both SECTION 1 and SECTION 2.

The
appendix, found in the back of Section 1,
contains graphic information that is intended to
complement language in the RFP.


SECTION 1


1.
Purpose


This
RFP

solicit
s

proposal

pric
e
quot
es
and configuration information
for
a

fully operational,

turn
-
key
system
solution which will provide the Upper Peninsula 9
-
1
-
1 Authority (UPA) with
Wide Area Network (WAN)
connectivity of
Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP
s
)
to two data center locations. R
esponding vendor
s

shall provide a
proposal

in accordan
ce with
requirements, including configuration, throughput,

monitoring,
and management, as

found below in

Item 25.
Description

of Wor
k
.


A. Schedule of Events


Request for Proposal Issued

April
29
, 2011

Questions Due

May 6
, 2011 C.O.B.

Mandatory
Pre
-
Proposal Web
-
based Conference

May 1
3
, 2011

10:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Addendum 1 Published

May
20
, 2011

Proposals Due Date

May
31
, 2011

4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Anticipated Contract Execution Date

June
17
, 2011

Anticipated Go
-
Live Date

August 1
5
, 2011



Table 1



2.
Background


A

federal
grant was awarded to Marquette County as fiduciary agent of the
area for a
distributed
multi
-
PSAP Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. T
he
counties of the Upper Peninsula
,

under Michigan’s
Urban Cooperation Act
,

estab
lished a legal entity named the U
.
P
.

9
-
1
-
1 Authority

(UPA)
. Fo
r purposes of
this RFP document

the c
ombination of Marquette County and
the
other members

will hereinafter be
referred to as the UPA.


CAD i
nteroperability
among

seven (7)
of the
UPA’s Public
Safety Answering Points (PSAP)

will require
network
connectivity
.

Grant specifications

include
d

PSAP
network

connectivity
to
support

distributed
public
safety
applications. The
UPA
will

execute a separate
cont
r
act for

a new CAD
public safety application

system
. This system and application

will be
sha
red (distributed) across the region
and will

include
the
seven (
7) PSAP
s.
In order to achieve th
e required
network connectivity, this R
equest for
Proposal

(RF
P
)
i
s
issu
ed.
The CAD contractor

provide
d

the

ne
twork bandwidth requirements

necessary

to support the
ir
proposed system

among the

two (2) data centers and the seven (7) PSAPs
.

The CAD system
communication protocol will be TCP/IP. The proposed network must support that protocol.


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The following terms, co
nditions, and technical requirements outline the specific
needs of the UPA for the
procurement of the
wide area
network necessary to support the distributed CAD application.



3.
Supporting Documents


In addition to this narrative description, there are

certain drawings or
descriptive
references

which are
either attached

to
,

or described
in
,

this RF
P
. Collectively, a
ll of these documents constitute the package of
applicable procurement instructions

related to this solicitation
.

Pricing and other reques
ted information
shall be provided on the forms provided

in SECTION 2
.
Failure to use the
required forms or to

fully and
properly execute the forms may result in rejection of a proposal.
Vendor
s
may submit additional
relevant
information bey
ond the minimum
required by these

instructions.



4.
Terminology


Where the term is

Vendor


is used it shall mean the individual, agency, or organization submitting a
proposal.
Vendo
r

also means

service provider,

and includes both the masculine and feminine gender.

Where the term “Proposal” is used it shall mean the quotation and supporting response documentation.

Where the term “Contractor” is used it shall mean the individual, agency, or organization selected
by the
Owner

for award of this contract
to furnish the
system

and undertake the work.


5.
Agents and Subcontractors


Where the term

subcontractor


is used in this document it shall mean any subcontractor, agent, employee,
or non
-
employee, providing direct or indirect service on behalf of the Contractor, who
se efforts contribute
to the achievement of the outcomes of the project in a material way.
Subcontractors do not include
suppliers of manufactured parts.
Terms and conditions applicable to
Vend
or also apply to subcontractors
performing services on behalf o
f or
in conjunction with the Vend
or.


6.
UPA

Consultant


The UPA’s

consultant is:




PSC Alliance

Brian Kyllonen

12500 46
th

Avenue North

Plymouth, MN 55442

763
-
559
-
6068

Brian.kyllonen@pscalliance.com



7.
Owner

& Owner’s Representative


The Owner and Owner’s representative is:



U. P. 9
-
1
-
1 Authority


c/o Marquette County Central Dispatch


Attn:
Gary Johnson


180 US Highway 41


Negaunee, MI 49866


Voice (906) 475
-
1196


FAX (906) 475
-
4970


Email:
gjohnson@mctcty.com



8.
Pre
-
Submission Questions & Clarifications

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Questions
or clarifications
concerning this
RFP

shall be submitted

in writing
to the consultant

via e
-
mail
.
Questions will be entertained up to
close of business
, on

the date listed in Item 1.A.




9.
Pre
-
proposal Vendor

Conference


In order to have a
proposal

accepted for this project, a representative of the submitting vendor shall have
attended a
mandatory

Pre
-
proposal

Vendor Conference in accordance with the
date and time
details
listed
in Item 1.A and the location
listed below:


The meeting will be a
Web
-
based confere
nce
call. Details of
the
conference call
and
access
instructions will be e
-
mailed
two da
ys prior to the scheduled call
. I
nterested vendors who
have not
received the detailed access instructions
two days prior to the scheduled call date

may
contact the
consultant.


Failure to follow all of the instructions found in this RFP, or failure to
attend the
mandatory pre
-
proposal conference
,

may
cause the potential disqualification of the
organization’s proposal.


10.
RFP

Proposal

is Not a Contract


By submitting a
proposal
, the
vendo
r is acknowledging that there will be no contractual relationship

between the Owner and the
vendor

until both parties have formally approved and signed a written
contract. Also, by submitting a
proposal, the vendo
r acknowledges that the Owner may reject the
proposal

for any or no reason and is not required to accept the

lowest
proposal

or any
proposal

at all
.

The UPA shall
not be responsible for any costs incurred by

the v
endor(s) in preparation of their proposal(s).


11.
Proposal

Security


Each
proposal

must be accompanied by
either
a certified check
or a bond
for five
thousand dollars
($5,000.00)
.

Such check
or bond
shall be provided as proposal security and to be payable to
the U. P. 9
-
1
-
1
Authority, Michigan
,

as a guarantee that vendor will enter into a contract with the Owner in accordance
with the terms of
such letting in case such vendor is awarded the contract
.
The bond shall be issued by a
surety authorized to do business in the State of Michigan

and

bond shall be payable to
the U. P. 9
-
1
-
1
Authority
, Michigan, The original

check or

bond shall be included with the original
proposal

and a copy shall
be
included with each of the other
.


12.
Due
-
Date for Submission of
Proposal
s & Estimated Completion Date


Proposal
s are due not later than
the date and time listed in Item 1.A.

Two (2)
p
rinted
copies of the
proposal
s are required. One
original
copy shall be delivered to Owner and
a
second copy to
the

Consultant.
An electronic copy shall also accompany each printed copy
. For electronic transmission, the narrative shall
be in native Microsoft Word format and the Section 2 responses shall be in native Microsoft Excel format in
accordance
with

the Section 2 instructions
.

Drawings shall be submitted in pdf. format. The e
-
m
ailed
submission must be no larger than ten (10) megabytes.


Electronic transmission (e
-
mail) is acceptable but vendor is exclusively responsible to ensure
timely delivery prior to deadline.



Notice to proceed to the successful
Vend
or is anticipated
on
or about
the date listed in Item 1.A.

Completion of
all
work
at the earliest opportunity

is desired.
The successful
vend
or shall be required to
have the

entire network

installed and successfully operating not later than
the date listed in Item 1.A.



13.
Insurance


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The customer will require the successful vendor to provide proof of insurance

with polici
es indicating
minimum coverages.


14.
References


Vendor shall provide

four (4) references
, using
the Reference Form which can be found in Section 2, Tab 7.

Vendor shall

provide references
describing:




Comparable service to that described in this procurement instruction



Experience performing work for benefit of:

o

Counties in the
State of Michigan

o

Counties in the State of
Wisconsin



Current n
ame, address, voi
ce telephone, and email address for each listed reference



Description of the project and dates of performance


Reference content shall be sufficiently detailed with appropriate narrative to clearly explain the relevance of
any refer
ence listed for this project. The References shall be
provided
by completing the Forms found
in
Section 2, Tab 7.


15.
Timeline and
Schedule


Vendor’s

proposal

shall be accompanied by a
detailed timeline
schedule showing proposed activities and
target
date for completion on a site
-
by
-
site basis

in order to meet
an
in
-
service date
as listed in Item 1.A.

The Schedule shall be attached as an Exhibit to the Proposal.


16.
Network Map


Vendor’s proposal

shall be accompanied by a descriptive

11” by 17”
Networ
k M
ap
, in color,

which
accurately
depicts

a visual representation of

the pertinent detail

of all of the proposed network routes
.
The
map shall include, but not be limited to:




The Network Map shall be overlaid on an Upper Peninsula map with individual
County delineations
a
s well as

PSAP and Data Center locations

identified.



The Network Map shall show locations of vendor’s related switching/routing/multiplexing locations.




Each segment of the proposed network
route shall be identified
up to the demarcati
on point at
each of the proposed termination locations.



Each segment shall be visually identified as working, under construction (with expected completion
date), planned construction (with expected completion date), or other (with explanation).



Every se
gment shall be identified
by Legend
as to ownership

if other than the vendor
.



All

segments which are not underground
shall be represented

in
bold red for ease of recognition.
Those
Network segments which are underground shall be represented by a
contrasti
ng

color.



All outdoor critical
Network Nodes or
powered n
etwork
j
unction boxes and their locations shall be
depicted.



All segments whose switches
or active devices
are not protected with back
-
up emergency power
shall be depicted.



Back haul or alternate routes
for traffic carried beyond the geographic borders of the UP
shall be
depicted with arrows and descriptions. (Full map showing links through Minneapolis or Green Bay
,
of example,

are not required.)



The Network Map shall be atta
ched as an Exhibit to the Proposal

with the electronic version
formatted as a PDF file
.



The Network Map shall be accompanied by a written
legend
descri
bing
the Map and its contents.

The electronic copy of the submitted network map shall be formatted as
an Adobe PDF document.

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17.
Published Rate Sheet


Vendor’s proposal

shall be accompanied by the vendor’s published Rate Sheet
identifying all potential costs,
including Time and Material rates,
for the Upper Peninsula
of Michigan
area. The
vendor’s current
Rate
Sheet sha
ll be attached as an Exhibit to the Proposal.


18.
Sample
Contract


The

RFP

document
s

and the
vendor’s
proposal response
s

shall become part of the final contract. The
vendor shall provide a

sample C
ontract for services
as an

Exhibit to the Proposal.


19.
Safety


Personnel, public, and property safety is a concern in accomplishing the work described herein. By
submitting a
proposal, the vendor

expressly agrees that it will, at all times during the execution of this
project, a
bide by a
pplicable
laws, ordinances, regulations, safety practices, industry conventions, and other
governing cond
itions established by federal, S
tate

of Michigan
, or local authorities inc
luding, but not limited
to OSHA and

the FCC.



20.
Workmanship/Permi
ts


Vend
or shall guarantee all materials to be as specified and as warranted by the manufacturer. All work will
be completed in a professional, workmanlike manner according to standard industry practices. The
materials and work will comply with all applicable co
des and ordinances. The Contractor will obtain the
necessary permits, licenses and sanctions of the proper authorities with respect to the work to be
performed.
Any work necessary to provision the network which may impact historic properties, tribal land
s,
or which have an environmental impact requiring an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or similar
review shall be identified in the proposal. If no such impacts are expected the vendor shall so certify in
their response.


21.
Equipment Availability



Vend
or shall be responsible for verification with the manufacturer of availability and cost of all materials
proposed for use. No
price

increases will be allowed for manufacturer’s cost increases, or for substitutions
required because of the unexpected
unavailability of proposed materials.


22.
Examinations


Vendor
s are encouraged to carefully examine the RF
P

documents and the
all
sites
of the work
to obtain
first
-
hand knowledge of existing conditions.
Vend
ors will not be given extra payments for condit
ions that
should have been determined by examination of documents or examination of the site, and will not be
relieved of any obligations with respect to their
proposal
.


23.
Outages and Credits


The
vendor

shall

specify outage time estimates and outage cr
edit policies.

The vendor shall indicate how
restoration costs are applied.
The Credit Polices shall be attached as an Exhibit to the Proposal.


24.
Network Monitoring


The
Vendor

shall provide a written description of their
tiered
Network Monitoring and Management
services. Attention to detail regarding how the vendor becomes aware of network issues and details
regarding how customers are notified will be used as a criterion in overall vendor rating.
Sample se
rvice
level agreements

(SLAs) for network monitoring/management shall be included with the proposal.
If the
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vendor requires specific hardware installed at the customer’s premise to perform network monitoring it shall
be identified in the response.
The Network Monitoring and Man
agement services description shall be
attached as an Exhibit to the proposal.



25.
Description of Work


A.

The v
endor

shall provid
e high
-
speed broadband services,
preferably via
a fiber
-
optic based backbone to
each of seven (7)

UPA

Public Safe
ty Answering

Points (PSAP)

and the two (2) data centers
.
Data Center #
1, as described below, will be collocated with the Chippewa PSAP.
Data Center
#2
will be
located at the
Marquette County IT Offices.

Data Centers will house the server clusters of the new Computer

Aided
Dispatch system (Data Centers).


B.

The ve
ndo
r shall pro
vide

pricing for

fully redundant
, point
-
to
-
point
, dedicated, and protected

Ethernet
network data transport services between each of the locations listed below

in Table 2
in accordance with
the
technical conditions as laid

out in this
RFP

document

and the diagram on the last page of this Section
.
Each PSAP
and Data Center
site must be on a
self
-
healing
fully protected
high level gateway routing
protocol (i.e. IGRP, EIGRP, or BGP)

network
.


C.

The v
endor
shall include
tiered
pricing for around
-
the
-
clock, active 24 X 7 X 365 network
management,
monitoring

and
tiered
customer notification of service impacting events

as an option
.



D.

The v
endor

shall include pricing for network management

(
on th
e Pricing Forms

found

in Section 2
)
.


E.

The v
endor

shall include pricing
(on the Pricing Forms found in Section 2)
for
each site of this project

as
depicted in the
Informational
Table below:


PSAP Name

PSAP
(Data Center)
Address

Throughput
Requirement

Alger County PSAP

101 E. Varnum St., Munising, MI

Tiered

Chippewa County PSAP

(Data Center

#1
)

4657 W. Industrial Park Dr., Kincheloe, MI

100Mbps

Delta County PSAP

1900 3
rd

Ave N, Escanaba,

MI

Tiered

Dickinson County PSAP

300 East D St., Iron Mountain,
MI

Tiered

Iron County PSAP

2 South Sixth St., Crystal Falls, MI

Tiered

Marquette County PSAP

180 US
-
41 E, Negaunee, MI

Tiered

Menominee County PSAP

2509 10
th

St., Menominee, MI

Tiered

Marquette County IT
Offices
(Data Center

#2
)

234 West Baraga Ave,
Marquette, MI

100 Mbps


Table 2


F.

The v
endor

shall include capacity and pricing for

full duplex service at
tiers of 10M
bps 25Mbps, 45Mbps
and 100Mbps

for all links,

or the max
imum

level of capacity
available
for all links

if below 100Mbp
s (on the
Pricing
Forms found in Section 2
)
.

The vendor shall identify the ultimate capacity above and beyond 100
Mbps available
to Table 2
location
s

for customer growth potential.



G.

The vendor shall include alternate pricing, in addition to the requir
ed pricing in Section 2. The alternate
pricing shall be in the form of
front loaded,
higher installation and implementation costs which will offset
and lower the monthly recurring costs. Vendor may use any format for this altern
ate pricing. (Note: for
pu
rposes

of comparison and evaluation, only the pricing on the forms in Section 2 will be used.)


H
.

T
he vendor will provide a

point of demarcation at each site
which will

be made at the
vend
or’s
Optical
Network Termination (ONT) device
. T
h
e

vend
or
will be
responsible for all equipment and cabling up to and
including that point.
The
v
end
or’s
ONT device

sh
all be located in the respecti
ve equipment rooms of the
Own
er’s

PSAPs and Data Centers
.
The Owner will be responsible for all equipment and cabling beyond
the
ONT device
.

Refer to the block diagrams included with this specification for more information.

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I
.

The
vendor’s
Optical Network Termination device
shall

have connectors whi
ch support

10
0
0 Base FX
/TX
connection
s

at the Data Centers

and 100 Base FX/TX
connection
s
at the PSAPs.


J
.

The vendor shall ensure that e
ach link between PSAP sites will be set up as point to point
to facilitate

troubleshooting link issues
. Troubleshooting individual links shall not affect other links or
sites.


K
.

The vendor’s proposed

Ethernet links at each PSAP site

will support the full aggregate capacity of any
subtending links so as to not cause any traffic congestion. Full capacity to and from sites must be achieved
simultaneously from each PSAP site.


L
.

Th
e vendors’ proposed
Network
will
provide
TCP/IP protocol based communications. Its
latency will be
no more than an average of 10 milliseconds over 100 2048 byte packets with a station on each end of a
clear circuit using a ping test, demarcation to demarca
tion.

The vendor shall provide information on
Monitoring Metrics for all locations for latency, packet loss, jitter, excessive return loss on routes, etc. as an
Exhibit to their proposal.


M
.

The v
endors

who

own at least 80% of the data transport infrastr
ucture, and
who provide
100% of the
infrastructure used for data transport services using optical fiber cable

will be preferred
. Ownership and
fiber will be used
as
partial
criteria

in vendor rating
.


N
.

The v
end
ors

purchasing

subcontractor

capacity to supplement their links
on which

Owner’s traffic will
ride,
shall

disclose the amount of capacity purchased and the

subcontractor/
provider
from whom
they

are
obtaining the capacity
.

Vendor

shall use
Connectivity F
orms
(found in Section 2)

as we
ll as the required
Network Map to provide this information.


O
.

The v
endor
is

responsible for the verification of all cable lengths, cable paths, and conduit accessibility.
All work in attics, crawl spaces, basements or manholes

will be performed accordin
g to

industry standards.


P
.

The v
end
or
is

required to contact
MISS DIG System Inc.

and
individual PSAP management

personnel
prior to any earth movement or digging.


Q
.

The v
end
or will assume responsibility to repair d
amages to existing utilities or infras
tructure serv
ices
, all
at their own expense.


R
.

The v
end
or will restore all interior and/or exterior building surfaces to original conditions
prior to project
completion.


S
.

The v
end
or is

required to furnish any incidental labor and/or materials, as needed, in order to provide a
complete and operable system, even if not specified or shown on drawings and without claim for additional
payments. Any

exceptions must be noted in
RFP

Response.


T
.

The v
end
o
r is

required to supply as
-
built
documentation including diagrams

and
drawings f
or all
infrastructure cabling.
Final payment will be withheld until all as
-
built drawings are provided.


U
.

The vendor shall ensure that all scheduled service out
ages

are coordinated with customer three days
p
rior to service interruptions. See note in Item 30 below.


V
.

T
he vendor shall provide a Proposal Summary
Narrative, representing and explaining how they will meet
all of the requirements of Item 25.,
as an E
xhibit to the Proposal.


26.
Pre
-
Installation Coordination


The
vend
or

may require an escort to secure access to the site
s

and procedures of advance notification and
coordinatio
n. Upon award of contract, the v
end
or is exclusively responsible for all coordination necessary
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to access sites and perform work
at site locations. No additional charges or fees will be entertained by the
Owner for dela
ys resulting from failure to properly coordinate the installations with
the

appropriate PSAP
managers
.
Owner will meet and confer with
the
successful vendor regarding
IP addressing schemes.


27.
Troubleshooting and Service Restoration


The vendor shall provide a written description of how vendor is made aware of service outage
s, how those
outages are rated, and how those outages are restored.
The written description shall include information
on anticipated mean time to repair.

This troubleshooting and service restoration narrative description shall
be attached as an Exhibit to

the Proposal.


28.
Network Operations Center (NOC)


The vendor shall

describe the NOC, including the location, personnel by hour, operations, and field
notification process. The narrative description shall be attached as an Exhibit to the Proposal.


29
.
Field
& Network
Service

Personnel


The vendor shall describe the field
and network
service personnel, including home
(city)
locations,
qualifications, and experience. The narrative description shall be attached as an Exhibit to the Proposal.

Note: The successful vendor’
s service

personnel
may be required to undergo
customer
-
provided
background check
s

prior to being allowed into any PSAP or
Owner
data center facility.

P
ersonnel that do
not physically enter the Owner’s properties, but have acce
ss to the network on which Owner’s traffic will
ride, may be required to undergo appropriate background checks.


30
. Scheduled Downtime


The vendor shall

provide a written description of how the network is maintained as it relates to scheduled
downtime and how that is handled for mission critical customers.

One of the data centers, Chippewa or
Marquette
,

shall always be available as the service
s

riding the

fac
ilities will be critical public
-
safety related.


31. Network Security


The vendor shall provide narrative description on
their network security and how it will support federal and
state communications requirements
including but not limited to

the Healt
h Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA), Homeland Security, the Michigan Law Enforcement Information Network
(LEIN), and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). The narrative shall be attached as an Exhibit to
the Proposal.


3
2
.
Vendo
rs Progress Reports


The successful vendor will be required to provide detailed monthly progress reports to the UPA and to the
Consultant for any and all WAN segments that are under construction or otherwise not currently in place
an
d

working.


33. Early T
ermination

for Cause


The successful vendor will
be required to
provide
existing policy
documentation regarding early termination
of services for cause. Examples of cause may be, but will not be limited to future PSAP consolidation or the
loss of ongoing
funding at one or more PSAP locations.


33.
Vendor’s
Submittals

as Exhibits


The vendor shall provide the
following
submittals as Exhibits to their proposal. The
Exhibit
s shall be
numbered as
shown below
:

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I.

Proposal Security

(Details in Item 11.)

II.

Timeline

a
nd Schedule

(Details in Item 15.)

III.

Network Map

(Details in Item 16.)

IV.

Published Rate (Details in Item 17.)

V.

Sample Contract

(Details in Item 18.)

VI.

Credit Policies

(Details in Item 23.)

VII.

Network Monitoring and
Management Description

(Details in Item 24.)

VIII.

Service Level Agreements

(Details in Item 24.)

IX.

Alternate Pricing (Details in 25
. G.)

X.

Monitoring Metrics

(Details in Item 25.
L
.)

XI.

Proposal Summary Narrative (Details in Item
25.
V
.)

XII.

Troubleshooting and Service Restoration Narrative

(Details in Item

27.)

XIII.

Net
work Operations Center Narrative (Details in Item 28.)

XIV.

Field Service Personnel Narrative (Details in Item 29.)

XV.

Scheduled Downtime Narrative

(Details in Item

30
.)

XVI.

Network Security (Details in Item 31.)


32
.
Payments


Fifteen percent retainage (15%)
of the one
-
time non
-
recurring charges
shall be held until final, acceptable
as
-
built
documentation

(per
Item 25.
T
.

above)

is received and approved by
consultant.





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Proposal Submission Form

(to be completed

entirely
)



Proposal Submitted by:











Vendor Name
















Vendor Address
















Vendor City, State, Zip











Vendor
is:

(check one)












Corporation



Individual



Partnership



Other






Submitted to:

U. P. 9
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1
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1 Authority

Gary Johnson

Central Dispatch
Manager

Marquette County Central Dispatch

180 US Highway 41 East

Negaunee, MI 49866


The undersigned hereby agrees to furnish all materials and perform all work necessary to
:


D
eliver a complete

and fully operational
High
-
Speed Network with Active Management and
Monitoring
system as
d
escribed in the accompanying specifications.


T
he undersigned agrees that completed work is subject to inspection and confirmation of acceptable
installation by the Owner’s
representative
and that such inspection shall determine suitability of the
completed installation for its intended purpose. The undersigned agrees, without
additional
cost, to make
any correction or modification to the installation necessary to bring said installation in
to compliance with
these specifications.


The undersigned acknowledges having the opportunity to ask questions and seek clarification on the scope
of work and the conditions associated therewith prior to submitting a
proposal

to furnish materials and
serv
ices. By submitting this
proposal

the undersigned asserts and represents that they are legally
authorized to submit the
proposal
, enter into contracts for the work, and make binding representations on
behalf of the firm, individual, or organization whose
name is first printed above.






















Submitted by


signature






















Submitted by


name printed






















Date








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