CADDO PARISH COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT NUMBER ONE

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Caddo Parish Communications District Number One (District) is seeking proposals for the replacement of the existing 800 MHz simulcast trunked radio system with a digital P25 compliant radio communications system.

The District is using BidSync to allow for the electronic submission of proposals. If the vendor or contractor chooses to submit an electronic proposal, vendor will have to register with BidSync. Written instructions necessary to use the electronic proposal service and for the electronic submission of proposals are provided at the BidSync website at http://www.bidsync.com or by calling 1-800-990-9339.

At the time of Proposal submission, whether electronically or by paper, the Proposer shall furnish a bid guarantee in the form of a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, Surety Bond, Treasurer’s Check, or Bank Draft made payable to the Caddo Parish Communications District Number One in the amount of five (5%) percent of the total Proposal price. If a surety bond is utilized, such bond shall be issued from a reliable surety company licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana and acceptable to the District.

Proposals are due by Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. CDT. If proposer chooses to submit a paper proposal to the District, the proposer must submit four (4) copies of the proposal, and the proposal must be received by the District on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. CDT. All copies of the proposals must be under sealed envelope, clearly marked as “RFP 0517-001” Caddo Parish Communications District P25 Compliant Radio System” with proposer’s Louisiana State license number located on the outside of the envelope.

Proposals shall be delivered or mailed to:
Caddo Parish Communications District Number One
Attn: Martha Carter
9-1-1 Administrator
1144 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101-3343

Copies of the Request for Proposals (RFP) can be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Caddo Parish 9-1-1 Communications District, which is located at 1144 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, during the office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Also, interested parties can download an electronic copy of the RFP in PDF format by clicking this link: RFP P25 Radio System. All questions regarding the Request for Proposals should be directed to Mr. Tim Barrentine, PMP, President, Omnicom Consulting Group, Inc., (850) 702-4723 or tbarrentine@ocg-usa.com