RFQ- for the Assessment of Clermont County’s Public Safety Network

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Request for Statements of Qualifications

The Board of Clermont County Commissioners is soliciting Requests for Statements of Qualifications (RFQ) for the Architectural & Engineering & Consulting Services, pursuant to and in compliance with Section 153.67 of the Ohio Revised Code, The inventory and assessment of the existing Public Safety Network within Clermont County. This is to include a planned timeline of when all equipment involved with the Public Safety’s radio tower site shall be updated, including the fiber, and microwave designs. This assessment will also include recommendations to improve the current environments within the Public Safety Department, its radio equipment, and any other item relating to the operating of the Department of Public Safety. The assessment and plan should also include recommendations to incorporate Clermont County 911 to the State of Ohio’s upcoming ESI Net and any NG911 upgrades. RFQ’s shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: All RFQ’s must be received in the office of the Board of Clermont County Commissioners, Attn: Jessica Wiederhold, DPSS Director, 101 E. Main Street, 3rd Floor, Batavia, Ohio 45103, no later than 12:00 Noon EST on Thursday, April 4th, 2024, at which time all RFQ’s shall be opened and acknowledged.

Request for Statement of Qualifications outlining the terms and conditions for Architectural & Engineering Services may be viewed by interested parties or requested in writing at the offices of the Clermont County Communications Center, 2279 Clermont Center Drive, Batavia, Ohio 45103. Phone: (513) 732-7777 jmwiederhold@clermontcountyohio.gov. Office hours are from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday thru Friday. NOTE: ALL PROSPECTIVE RESPONDENTS ARE HEREBY CAUTIONED NOT TO CONTACT ANY MEMBER OF THE CLERMONT COUNTY STAFF OR OFFICIALS OTHER THAN THE SPECIFIED CONTACT PERSON.

Each Respondent must submit their RFQ in DUPLICATE, one (1) original, and one (1) copy. All copies must be stamped “COPY” in a sealed envelope marked: RFQ- FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF CLERMONT COUNTY’S PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK.

The Board of Clermont County Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informalities, reject any or all RFQ’s and to hold such RFQ’s for a period of sixty (60) days before taking any action and to negotiate a contract with the Respondent determined to be the most qualified.

This notice will also be posted on Clermont County’s website at the following URL link: www.clermontcountyohio.gov. In order to view the legal notice, please click on the link “Legal Notices” located on the Clermont County Home Page.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO

David L. Painter, President

Bonnie J. Batchler, Vice President
Claire B. Corcoran, Member

ATTEST: Gael Fawley, Clerk of the Board