The Butte County Association of Governments (BCAG) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants for services to conduct performance audits covering fiscal years 2018/2019, 2019/2020, and 2020/2021 for transit operators and BCAG for the Butte County Association of Governments Management Audit; BCAG - Butte Regional Transit/B-Line Paratransit; and the City of Gridley - Gridley Golden Feather Flyer.
Proposal Due Date and Time: Friday, January 28, 2022 by 12:00 pm.
The Butte County Association of Governments (BCAG) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to capture traffic volume counts, speed, and vehicle classification data for approximately 300 locations in Butte County, California. BCAG requires bi-directional 72-hour collections for volume, speed, and vehicle classification data during a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday timeframe during the months of February-May (Spring) and August-December (Fall) 2022. The traffic data will be used to calibrate BCAG’s travel demand forecasting (TDF) model during the next update of the model in 2023/24. The traffic data will also be used by local government entities for transportation planning throughout Butte County.
Proposal Due Date and Time: Friday January 14th, 2022 by 3:00 pm.
The Butte County Association of Governments invites proposals from qualified firms or teams to provide Managed Information Technology (T) services for a 10-acre campus of 6 buildings consisting of Administration and Operations Building (A), Maintenance Building (B), Fuel Building (C), Bus Wash (D), and Building Annex (E) including remote transit center locations in Chico, Oroville, and soon to be in Paradise.
Proposal Due Date and Time: Thursday December 30th, 2021, 12:00 pm.
Please clarify: “The proposal must identify the proposed team members’ current work commitments to other services in sufficient detail to indicate the organization, and all the individuals assigned to the project, will be able to mee the needs of BCAG.” (VI. Proposal Content Requirements – C. Personnel, Qualifications, Experience, and References).
BCAG requires to know who the proposed team is and what their commitment level is to other clients. We understand every provider likely has several or even many clients. We need to know the proposed team has the ability to respond to IT issues and manage solutions efficiently and quickly. It is of little benefit to us if a proposed team is understaffed or unsupported in taking us on as a client.
The RFP indicates that Transdev staff are supported by their Corporate IT. It lists that there are 38 workstations: 12 for BCAG Staff and 26 for Transdev IT staff. Will the proposer need to provide support to the 26 Transdev staff and their 26 workstations or is that handled by Transdev Corporate IT?.
BCAG has historically provided support for computers purchased by BCAG and utilized by Transdev. Following the Kaseya Ransomware Attack in July 2021, Transdev has determined a more robust and secure IT protocols are necessary. There currently exists a shared type of managed IT between BCAG and Transdev and is unique to the capabilities of both sides. Upon selection of an IT provider, this relationship will require assessment to determine the best way to continue.
The RFP specifies that there are 10 Physical Servers throughout the campus buildings. Does BCAG utilize Server Virtualization and if It does, how many total VM’s (Virtual Machines) are running on these 10 Physical Servers.
The count of physical servers in the RFP is inaccurate. There are a total of 5 servers as follows:
1) BCAGHOST1 (Physical) with the following designated divisions/programs:
2) BRTOCHOST1 (Physical) with the following designated divisions/programs:
3) BCAG-BDR (Physical) with following designtated division/program:
4) One Physical server hosting 12 Cameras through exacqVision client software at Chico Transit Center - W. 2nd and Salem Street.
5) One Physical server hosting 8 Cameras through exacqVision client software at Oroville Transit Center - Spencer Avenue Oroville, CA
What Data backup system/technology is in use today at BCAG? - StorageCraft ShadowProtect
How are off-site backups completed? There are no offsite backups. Not part of agreement
Where are the off-site backups stored? There are no offsite backups. Not part of agreement