Intended Sole Source Purchase: Transfer Switch Circuits Controlling Direct Inward Dialing
Date Posted: 12/7/18 to 12/17/18
Project #: SS190094MKP
Contact: Mary Patterson
Lee County Procurement Management
1500 Monroe St., 4th Floor
Fort Myers, FL 33901
The description of services intended for purchase from a sole source is posted in accordance with section 287.057(3)(c), Florida Statutes and will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days.
Commodity or Service Required:
Transfer of existing switch circuits controlling direct inward dialing of the County’s 239-533-XXXX Numbers and service for continued operation.
Lee County is seeking to execute a sole source for the transfer of existing switch circuits controlling direct inward dialing of the County’s 239-533-XXXX numbers. The Federal Communication Commission is decommissioning the switch that houses the 239-533-XXXX numbers on January 15, 2019. The switches are owned by CenturyLink and they are the only authorized firm to make the transfer.
Intended Single Source:
CenturyLink Sales Solutions, Inc.
Justification for Single Source Acquisition:
The justification is based on CenturyLink Sales Solutions, Inc. being the owner of the switches and they are the only authorized frim to make said transfer.
Recommended Procurement Approach:
For the reason stated above, Lee County Procurement Management intends to utilize the Sole Source Procurement method to contract with CenturyLink Sales Solutions for supplying the above.
If your firm feels they have the ability to supply the above, please contact Mary Patterson, Lee County Division of Procurement @ firstname.lastname@example.org