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
  239-533-8876
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.
Description: 
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.
Respond to:
If your firm feels they have the ability to supply the above, please contact Mary Patterson, Lee County Division of Procurement @ mpatterson@leegov.com.