Santa Fe Indian School

About SFIS


SFIS Fiber WAN Project

Background Introduction

Santa Fe Indian School invites and welcomes proposals for a State of New Mexico Capital Outlay-funded fiber construction project.


Scope of Services

This is a request for materials only, including taxes as applicable and shipping. Professional services are not required. Shipping to SFIS may be required or staged at the vendor warehouse or location. Completion of a Non-Taxable Certificate may be required, as SFIS is a tax-exempt organization for equipment and materials.


Time and Submission of Proposals

Proposals must be submitted to the IT Department Thursday, May 12th, 2022. Proposals should be
e-mailed to Bryan Schalipp at no later than 4 PM MST with the subject line: (Company Name) – SFIS Fiber Upgrade Project.

Proposals will be reviewed by the IT department and will select the winning proposal Friday, May 13th, 2022.


Planning for the project commenced in September 2021. Engineering and pre-staging for permitting commences in January 2022. Construction is scheduled to begin in the early Summer of 2022 with a nine-month duration. Materials are requested to be delivered as soon as possible or staged at the vendor location to meet the timeline.


Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated by overall price and historical experience working with SFIS. Other key factors will consideration to lead times, and the ability to lock in pricing a term (30 days) to allow for purchase order processing, which SFIS acknowledges is difficult given international supply chain issues.


Elements of Proposal

Bidders will provide quotes broken out in the following CATEGORIES: Conduit, Please also include lead times for materials. The category, description, and quantities follow: 


Contact Information

Bryan Schalipp

10g LLC



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