REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Description of the University
The University of Texas was established by the state legislature in 1881; by popular vote, the Main University was located at Austin and the Medical Branch at Galveston. The Austin campus was opened in September, 1883, with a faculty of 8 and a student body of 218; about three- quarters of the students were registered in the Academic Department and the remainder in the Law Department. In the intervening eleven decades, the central campus has grown from 40 to more than 360 acres, while the student body has increased to about 38,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate students. In 1967, with the creation of The University of Texas System, the name of the Main University was changed to the University of Texas at Austin.
The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is one of three Southwestern members of the Association of American Universities.
Background and Special Circumstances
The University of Texas at Austin is establishing seven (7) new air quality monitoring and camera surveillance sites in the Corpus Christi area in accordance with the terms and conditions of an agreement with the US District Court, Corpus Christi. These sites must be operational through October, 2010, and may be operational beyond that date. Proposals are requested for services to maintain and operate these sites in accordance with specifications and protocols included and/or referenced in this request for proposal.
Objective of this Request for Proposal
The University of Texas at Austin (the “University”) is soliciting proposals in response to this Request for Proposal for Selection of a vendor(s) to Provide Operation and Maintenance Services related to the Corpus Christi Air Monitoring and Surveillance Camera Installation and Operation Project, RFP No. 20040601-mpblb (this “RFP”), from qualified vendors to provide Operation and Maintenance services (the “Services”) related to the Corpus Christi Air Monitoring and Surveillance Camera Installation and Operation Project. The Services are more specifically described in Section 5.4 (Scope of Work) of this RFP.
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