NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Oahu Transit Services, Inc. (OTS) is seeking qualified firms to submit proposals to UPGRADE THE AVAYA DEFINITY PBX SYSTEM.

Forms of certification and proposal may be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, Oahu Transit Services, Inc., Building C, 811 Middle Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819-2316, upon application for Proposal Document No.  2009-17.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, March 23, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., at Oahu Transit Services, 811 Middle Street, Building A, First Floor, Training Room, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96819.  Attendance at the pre-proposal conference is highly recommended, but not mandatory.

If your firm is interested and capable of providing these services, please submit your proposal to the said Division of Purchasing by 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2009.  Proposals received after the time and date specified above will not be considered.

It is OTS’ policy to solicit proposals with the intention to award the contract.  This policy not withstanding, we reserve the right at any time to:

  Cancel this request for proposals.
 
Reject any and all proposals.
 
Procure any service by any other means.
 
Modify the selection procedure or the Scope of Work.

Additionally, soliciting proposals and granting of exclusive negotiation rights does not commit OTS to accept the terms of any proposal.  Final terms of any agreement will be determined by direct negotiations and are subject to final approval by OTS.  Either may terminate contract negotiations at any time when it is determined that additional negotiation would be unproductive.

If you have any questions, please call Gary Nishioka at (808) 852-6017.
   
    ROBERT YU
    Senior Vice President
    Finance & Special Operations
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