Bid Internet Connection E-rate 2018

Wellsville School District USD289

602 Walnut Street
Wellsville, Kansas 66092

Phone: 785-883-2388
Fax: 785-883-4453


FCC #470 Request for Proposal Internet connection

NOTICE TO VENDORS/BIDDERS: This RFP will Server for an Aruba AP 310 or equivalent vendors.



The Wellsville school district USD289 wishes to purchase an Aruba Instant AP 310 and Controller or equivalent for the School District.

The School Board of Wellsville school district USD289 is hereby inviting bids for this request.


Internet access via a single dedicated connection - provide costs for 100mb to 2gb in 100mb increments.  (Filed as both Bundled and UNBundled)

This would be a month to month contract for a 3 to 5-year period.

Any Question or on-site walkthrough through asks via email to and before the Allowable Contract Date on the 470.     

All Documentation and Responsive can be found on school website

This bid must be sealed in an envelope and filed with Sherry Bousman, Computer Services Department, by 3:30 p.m. CST, January 1, 2018. If the chosen vendor/bidder refuses or is unable to meet the terms set forth by the Wellsville school district USD289 School Board, the award may be given to the next qualified vendor. 


  1. The Board of Directors reserves the right to waive any irregularities, accept or reject any or all bids, and to accept or reject any items thereon
    1. Preference will be given to bidders with five years of experience in service to agencies for the areas being bid. All bidders must provide three references from agencies that they have provided services in the last two years.
    2. Preference will be given to bidders based in the Kansas City area.
    3. Preference will be given to bidders who have certified technicians and support staff that are approved by Cisco, I-Boss, Nimble, Veeam, VM ware, and Dell Equipment.
  2. Bid Timelines
    1. The following timelines will be observed:
    2. December 4, 2017, - First Public Bid Opening (3:30 p.m.)
    3. January 5, 2018 - Last day Public Bid Closing (3:30 p.m.)
    4.  February 27, 2015 - Awarding of bids on or before this date
    5. Contract scheduled to begin July 1, 2017
    6. All bids must be submitted in a sealed package or envelope to:

Attention: Sherry Bousman

602 Walnut Street
Wellsville, Kansas 66092

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