Rescue Union School District

E-Rate 2015-2016

Rescue Union Elementary School District - Entity Number 144577

Form 470 Application # 686310001321576
E-rate period 7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016: Funding Year 18

All prospective bidders wishing to provide a proposal for the projects listed below must submit (hand deliver, mail, fax or email) their bid to:
  • Hand Deliver or Mail: Rescue Union School District, 2390 Bass Lake Road, Rescue, CA 95672
  • Fax: (530) 677-0719
  • E-mail
Bids are to be received no later than 3 PM on March 13, 2015.
All bid packages, hard and electronic copy, will bear the name of the bidder and the District name on the cover or “subject” line.

All inquiries regarding an RFP will be directed to Sheila Simmons.
The deadline for all questions regarding an RFP will be 03:00 PM on March 10, 2016.

Question Regarding RUSD RFP's for Year 18

All questions and answers to the Rescue Union School District's RFP's for E-rate Year 18 will be posted here.
Question 1:  What is meant by:  "The District's eligible network switching equipment includes (or equivalent)" or "The District's eligible UPS equipment includes (or equivalent):"
Answer 1:  The District currently utilizes HP switching and Tripp Lite battery backups as listed in the RFP but will consider the same, equivalent or better equipment:  "You must provide bids for the following network hardware (or equivalent)."

Question 2:  Why is there a preference with HP Equipment? Any particular features etc. that lean you toward the HP product?
Answer 2:  HP equipment was previously purchased based on price, user friendly interface, and warranty.