Video Services Being Sought By City Of Longmont -RFP Released

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The City of Longmont is looking for, preferably local according to the RFP (Request For Quote), bids on the city’s Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) Access Television Services.

This is the first time since the creation of a Public Access Channel in Longmont through the Cable Trust, in the 1980s, that these services have sought outside bids.

Examples of the type of programming the City is looking for can be found at The Longmont Channel, also known as ‘Channel 8‘, Longmont’s Public Access Television services.

The RFP was issued on Friday, May 10th. A pre-proposal conference will be held on May 16th at 3:00 p.m. (City Council Chambers), final bids are due by June 6th with awards set for June 30th. Services, according to the RFP are to begin July 1st. UPDATE: a newer version of the RFP has changed those dates to Jan. 1st 2020 to Jan 1st 2021.

The bid itself must be submitted only on BidNet’s Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, www.bidnetdirect.com//city-of-longmont . Interested parties must register as a vendor at www.bidnetdirect.com .

You can view the entire RFP document at this link. Please note, you must sign up for, download and submit any responses to the RFP on Bidnet to be considered as a possible vendor for this service.

If you have questions, you can contact the City Procurement Specialist in charge of the project, Valerie Scott, CPPD at valerie.scott@longmontcolordo.gov.


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