Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/27/2024 - 6:00 PM
Category: 11.0 CONSENT AGENDA
Type: Action
Subject: eRrate Funding and Contract/s: Internet Services and Wide Area Network (WAN), vendor: Unite Private Networks
Strategic Plan Alignment:
File Attachment:
Summary: The Board of Education is asked to approve two expenditures in the amount of $235,356 with the vendor Unite Private Network (UPN) for WAN and Internet Services for the period July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025.

The Wide Area Network (WAN) contract is a multi-year annual renewal for year six (6) of ten (10).

Unite is the vendor of choice for posted RFP 24-03 Internet Services. Contract pending legal review for one (1) year with four (4) annual renewals.
Funding: General Fund eRate: 25-10-699-00-2845-0530-000-1905
The numbers below represent the total cost prior to our eRate discount rate of 80%
WAN: $201,144 (year 6 of 10)
Internet: $34,212 (year 1 of 5)
Recommendation: The Board of Education approves the expenditures of $235,356 for WAN and Internet Services as presented in the February 27, 2024 Board materials.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Tom Sanford - Director of Technology
Signed By:
David Horner - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Charlotte Macaluso - Superintendent