Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/26/2023 - 6:30 PM
Category: Bids, Contracts, Agreements
Type: Info
Subject: 8.3 Firewall Support Renewal
Strategic Plan 2018-2023:
ACADEMIC - Quality Instruction
FINANCIAL - Sustainability
CLIMATE - Safe, Caring, Welcoming Environment
Policy: DJF - Purchasing
Provide Name(s) of Attachments
File Attachment:
TE1133 - Firewall Support Renewal RFB.pdf
TE1133 Firewall Support Renewal Bid Summary.pdf
Provide Background Details and Rationale: Park Hill School District solicited bids for three years of annual support and licensing needed for our Internet security firewalls. This equipment is utilized to connect and secure critical district technology such as laptops, desktops, printers, servers, security cameras, door access controls, environmental controls, wireless access points, projectors and phones.

Request for bid documents were released on November 29, 2022 and bid responses were due on January 06, 2023. Please see the attached Request for Bid document for full bid specifications and other details of the renewal. We have applied for Federal E-rate funding for much of this support renewal and it is anticipated Park Hill will receive $37,531.50 back as a reimbursement for this expense.
Provide Funding Source and Estimated Cost: 2022-2023 Technology Operations Budget
$211,354.00 - up-front cost
$173,822.50 - total cost after E-Rate funding reimbursement
Legal References
Name of Persons(s) Submitting Agenda Item with Title Derrick Unruh, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Paul Kelly, Assistant Superintendent for Business & Technology
Presenter(s) if Presentation Anticipated
Recommendation: It will be recommended at the February 9, 2023 Regular meeting that the Park Hill Board of Education approve the bid for the Firewall Support Renewal, as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Derrick Unruh - Chief Technology Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Paul Kelly - Assistant Superintendent - Business & Technology
Signed By:
Dr. Mike Kimbrel - Superintendent