AAPS OKs $5M for Computer Network

An award of a contract to Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been made official – for replacement of the Ann Arbor Public Schools computer network and wireless infrastructure The board of trustees gave final approval to the Sentinel Technologies $5,192,871 bid at its Oct. 24 meeting after being briefed on the proposal at its  Oct. 10, 2012 meeting. Susan Baskett cast the sole dissenting vote. The work is to be done with proceeds of the technology bond approved by voters in May 2012.

The bid from the Illinois-based Sentinel’s was one of four received by the district. A lower bid from a Grand Rapids firm, ISI, was judged to be incomplete by the district’s review team. [.pdf of bid tab review]

This brief was filed from the board room of the Ann Arbor District Library in downtown Ann Arbor at Fifth and William. A more detailed report of the meeting will follow.

Section: Civic News Ticker

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