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RFP- Downtown Public WiFi Project
- Department:City Clerk
- RFP Number:RFP-IT 092019
- Start Date:09/16/2019 7:00 AM
- Close Date:10/30/2019 3:00 PM
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DOWNTOWN PUBLIC WI-FI PROJECT
Project Description: The City of Kingman is requesting proposals from qualified firms to create a no-fee public wireless (Wi-Fi) network within its downtown business area. Installation and maintenance of the wireless network will be funded by the firm from the firm’s sale of advertising to be displayed on the portal page of the proposed wireless network, along with other acceptable business options. The facilities owned by the City of Kingman are valuable assets for the deployment of the wireless network and will be made available for use as the City’s contribution to the network installation. This includes City owned buildings and City owned street light poles. The scope of services includes the following: (1) business plan for financing the installation and maintenance costs, (2) system design, (3) equipment and licensing provision, (4) Internet Service identification and/or provision, (5) installation, (6) the warranty necessary to create a public Wi-Fi network in the Downtown Business area, and (7) system monitoring, maintenance and upkeep. As identified in the Coverage Area Map (Attachment 1), the City has identified a priority project area (outlined in yellow) where the provision of Wi-Fi is the focus of this Request for Proposals. The coverage area is defined as follows:
- From Andy Devine Avenue (Route66) to Spring Street
- From First Street to Sixth Street
- Metcalf Park
- Locomotive Park
- The Powerhouse Visitor’s Center grounds.
The system is expected to provide a strong signal to the outdoor areas of the entire coverage area.Please submit one (1) original and one (1) copy of the proposal to: City Clerk, City of Kingman, 310 N. 4th Street, Kingman Arizona 86401. Proposal shall not exceed 10 pages.
The City of Kingman will accept sealed proposals from qualified firms at the office of the City Clerk at 310 North 4th Street, Kingman, AZ 86401, until 3:00 PM Local Time on October 30, 2019 (Wednesday). Proposals will be opened at that time. Any proposal received after 3:00 P.M. on the above stated date will be returned unopened.
The full and complete request for proposal may be obtained by visiting the City of Kingman website, https://www.cityofkingman.gov/government/advanced-components/list-detail-pages/rfp-posts-list, contacting Joe Clos, I.T. Director, at (928) 753-8116 or firstname.lastname@example.org , or visiting 310 N 4th Street, Kingman, AZ 86401.
The City anticipates the contract commencing upon execution of the contract and continues through the completion of the project.
During the evaluation process, the City of Kingman reserves the right, where it may serve the City’s best interest, to request additional information or clarifications from proposers. At the discretion of the City of Kingman, firms submitting proposals may be requested to make oral presentations as part of the evaluation process.
The City of Kingman reserves the right to retain all proposals submitted and to use any ideas in a proposal regardless of whether that proposal is selected. Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance by the firm of the conditions contained in this request for proposal, unless clearly and specifically noted in the proposal submitted, and confirmed in the contract between the City of Kingman and the firm selected.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Published 4x: September 16-19, 2019