Request for Qualifications and Proposals to Provide Design and Installation Services For Tower Switch Upgrade

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a fair and open process The Lackawanna County Commissioners are requesting Statements of Qualifications and Proposals from registered design and engineering professionals interested in performing design services and installation of county provided Cisco switches. Proposals will be received and reviewed by the County of Lackawanna (“County”) for the purpose of replacing the current MPLS switch (Nokia 7210) and the current access switch (Alcatel 6450) with Cisco 9500 and Cisco 9300 at each of the 10 County Tower location. The County has already purchased 11 Cisco 9500 and 11 Cisco 9300 switches. A set will be need at each tower site and the 11th set as a backup.

All proposal documents shall be sent to the Lackawanna County Chief of Staff Office, 6th floor Lackawanna County Government Center, 123 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503 by courier (USPS, UPS, or FedEx). Hand delivered proposals will be accepted and can be dropped off with the 1st floor receptionist. All proposals are to be sealed and plainly marked with the Project Name and RFQ ID and contain all required information described herein. A bid bond, certified check, or cash in the amount of 10% of the bid amount is required to be submitted with each bid, payable to the Lackawanna County Treasurer, as a guarantee of the bidder’s willingness to execute the contract if awarded the same.
Lackawanna County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

Date Posted: 10/29/2021

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