Please see USAC website to view KIBSD's 470;.
Questions from vendors will be posted here with KIBSD's response.
Q1 What is the last day/time that KIBSD will accept responses to your 470?
Answer: KIBSD will accept proposals until January 28, 2014 at 8:00am.
Q2 Are you accepting requests to present the proposals in person at KIBSD District Office?
Answer: KIBSD will be available for optional presentations in person on January 29, 2014. Presentations will be limited to 1.5 hours at our District Office. Vendor should contact Sandy Daws (email@example.com) to set up a time for presentation.
Q3 Can we present our response to the RFQ on the 29th?
Answer: “Kodiak Island Borough School District has no RFQ published at this point. The January 29, 2014 presentation is for the 470 only”
Q4 Do all town schools listed under “Quantity and/or Capacity WAN, require a private WAN connection between the schools. Example: Private VLAN between schools bringing the data to the main location, that is not internet related? If so can we understand what bandwidths to support this connection.
Answer: Yes each school will need an private connection to our central core for all internet, video and data traffic.
Q5 Internet connectivity, do you require-security such as a firewall at each location or do you have a collapsed policy where all Internet goes out one single connection?
Answer: We currently are only connected to the internet through our central core for our town schools so we only need firewall services at that location. If your proposed won’t allow this type of connection then we will need separate firewalls at each point of internet access.
Q6 Could you provide physical addresses for all the locations listed on your form 470.
Answer: TOWN SCHOOLS
Kodiak High School 821 Rezanof Drive Kodiak
Kodiak Middle School 1021 Rezanof Drive Kodiak
East Elementary 220 Benny Benson Drive Kodiak
Main Elementary 128 Powell Avenue Kodiak
North Star Elementary 961 Mallard Way Kodiak
Peterson Elementary Avenue G Building 550 Kodiak
Akhiok School Akhiok Townsite USS 4926 NW Akhiok
Chiniak School 42650 Chiniak Way Chiniak
Karluk School Karluk Subdivision Tract F Karluk
Larsen Bay School Block 11 Lot 12 Larsen Bay
Old Harbor School USS 4793 Lot 1A-1 Old Harbor
Ouzinkie School USS 4871 Block 2 Tract C Ouzinkie
Port Lions School Port Lions 1st PTN Block 16 Port Lions
Q7 How many people will be attending our presentation (we want to have enough proposals printed) and who are they.
Answer: KIBSD will have (5) people present and (1) via telephone. Reminder that the proposals need to be to Sandy Daws no later than 8am Tuesday January 28, 2014.
Q8 When do you hope to make your decision?
Answer: The selection committee will make its recommendation to the Superintendent. The Superintendent will than make his recommendation to the Board of Education on Monday February 3, 2014 at a work session. The Board of Education will take a vote on the recommendation on February 17, 2014.
Q9: You refer to : central core as a location, what is meant by that. Is that the high school or the place we meet them last time as an example.
Answer: Our primary switch or central core is currently located in our server farm at Kodiak Middle School and will be relocated to the new communications room at Kodiak High School summer 2014.
Q10: And is the Kodiak Learning center the same as Kodiak Island Correspondence? If not what are the correct names and addresses.
Answer: The Kodiak Learning Center, Kodiak Island Correspondence and our Business Office are all located at 627 Egan and will be relocating to the new High School fall 2014.
Q11: What matrix will you be basing your decision on?
Answer: KIBSD will not be providing a matrix to vendors.