Technology RFPs (ERATE)


E-Rate Funding Year 2013-2014 for the New Miami Local School District

600 Seven Mile Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011 
(513) 863-0833


Request for Proposal – VOIP Service, Alarm Telephone Line Service

1.  The District seeks a proposal which provides VOIP phone services for the following:

Quantity: District Wide

Quantity: 1 PRI Line

Quantity: UCSS for CM for 90 phones

Quantity:  UCSS and ESW for 90 VM Boxes


2.   The District seeks a proposal which provides 2 alarm telephone lines.  The telecommunications lines are specifically dedicated to a school burglar and fire alarm  system. It may be the equivalent to a POTS line or a dedicated line between the school and the alarm company.

 Quantity: District Wide

 Quantity: 2 units

Submit Proposals To:

Tim Weigel, District Technology Coordinator


E-Rate Funding Year 2013-2014 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014)

Billed Entity Number: 129802


The New Miami Local school district is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors for Universal Service Fund Education Rate (E-Rate)

E-Rate Program

The information in this Request for Proposals (RFP) is provided in conjunction with the Universal Service

Administrative Company (USAC) Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) Forms 470 and 471, in partial

Fulfillment of the requirements for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Universal Service

Refer to the SLD website ( or call the SLD Help Line at 1-888-203-8100 for information on the ERATE program.


Eligible Bidders


Vendors must be an E-Rate eligible service provider and must supply a valid Service Provider

Identification Number (SPIN). Vendors must also provide contact information for the individual who is

Schedule and Deadlines:  All proposals must be submitted without exception on

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

30% -Cost

25% - Qualifications/Experience

20% - Responsiveness

15% - References

10% - Local Vendor

E-Rate Contingency:

All awards are contingent upon receiving E-Rate funding to supplement local funding for support of the

Contract Award:

The New Miami Local school district reserves the right to cancel or modify a contract award for any reason without penalty or fee.