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Trustees of the Public Library of the City Of Boston Meeting

There will be a Meeting of the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee on March 14 at 12 p.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Welcome
  2. Review and Approval of E-rate Contracts

    Ellen Donaghey, Chief Financial Officer
    Eamon Shelton, Director of Operations

    A. Contract for Multi-Site Connectivity Services for the Boston Public Library System / E-Rate Funding Eligible

    VOTED: “that, there be entered into with the City of Boston/DoIT, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA 02201 the most responsive and responsible bidder in a public Request for Proposal process, advertised under G.L. C. 30B, a contract for Multi-Site Connectivity Services for the Boston Public Library System, as specified during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with the BPL option for FY-20 and FY-21 at the proposal price, at a total cost not to exceed three hundred thirty thousand, six hundred dollars and zero cents ($330,600.00) per Fiscal Year, contingent upon receipt of Universal Services Fund Federal funding. The Boston Public Library Evaluation Committee performed an evaluation of the proposals presented by two vendors as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP), and through this process determined the proposal presented by City of Boston/DoIT represented the best value for the Boston Public Library.”

    B. Contract for Layer-2 Connectivity Services for the Boston Public Library System / E-Rate Funding Eligible

    VOTED: “that, there be entered into with the City of Boston/DoIT, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA 02201 the most responsive and responsible bidder in a public Request for Proposal process, advertised under G.L. C. 30B, a contract for Layer-2 Connectivity Services for the Boston Public Library System, as specified during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with the BPL option for FY-20 and FY-21 at the proposal price, at a total cost not to exceed forty eight thousand dollars and zero cents ($48,000.00) per Fiscal Year, contingent upon receipt of Universal Services Fund Federal funding. The Boston Public Library Evaluation Committee performed an evaluation of the proposals presented by two vendors as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP), and through this process determined the proposal presented by City of Boston/DoIT represented the best value for the Boston Public Library.”

    C. Contract for Internet Access Services for the Boston Public Library System / E-Rate Funding Eligible

    VOTED: “that, there be entered into with the City of Boston/DoIT, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA 02201 the most responsive and responsible bidder in a public Request for Proposal process, advertised under G.L. C. 30B, a contract for Internet Access Services for the Boston Public Library System, as specified during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with the BPL option for FY-20 and FY-21 at the proposal price, at a total cost not to exceed forty thousand, eight hundred dollars and zero cents ($40,800.00) per Fiscal Year, contingent upon receipt of Universal Services Fund Federal funding. The Boston Public Library Evaluation Committee performed an evaluation of the proposals presented by two vendors as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP), and through this process determined the proposal presented by City of Boston/DoIT represented the best value for the Boston Public Library.”

  3. Public Comment
  4. Adjournment