21-162: Request for Proposals: Chromebook Purchase

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P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1809          540-863-1804 fax

 

DATE: January 19, 2021

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Request for Proposals: Chromebook Purchase

RATIONALE

The service warranties for Chromebooks used by students in grades one through five will expire this school year.

 

On December 15, 2020 the IT department published a Request for Proposals that included specifications for the following:

 

  1. Six hundred and ninety Chromebooks; Grades 1 through 5
  2. Sixty Units; Spare
  3. Touch screens; Grades one and two
  4. Four-year service warranties; Four–year unlimited accidental damage warranties

 

A contract proposal will be presented for the board’s consideration during the January 19, 2021 regular meeting.

 

If approved, IT plans to order the new Chromebooks on January 21, 2021 and the order will be invoiced on or after July 1, 2021. Devices will be delivered by July 7, 2021.

 

ESTIMATED COSTS

$261,550.00

BUDGET CATEGORY

Textbook fund ($131,550.00); VPSA fund ($130,000.00)

LEGAL REFERENCE

N/A

STAFF CONTACTS

Sherman Callahan, Acting Superintendent

SUPERINTENDENT’S

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