Technology Purchase from Bond Funds

Agenda Section: Consent
Action Choices: Action
Additional Information: Every teacher in the district currently has a computer to take attendance and do a myriad of other tasks. These computers are almost 6 years old and need to be replaced. Many of the the monitor ports are wearing out and teacher cannot hook up their computer to the projector. The batteries are dead and will not hold a charge longer than an hour. We have planned for this update and funds are available for this purchase with the levy money. I have received 4 different quotes. The specs we asked for were; 14” HD Screen 8gb ram Solid State Hard drive (SSD) I5 processor AC Wireless. I am requesting we purchase 80 of the Lenovo t540 notebook computers from Insight Investments. These notebooks are a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 (New) with an Intel Core i5 1.9GHz processor. They have 8GB of ram and the hard drive is a 240GB SDD. They have a Web-Cam 720p ,14” display (1600 x 900) Wi-Fi 11 a/c, AC adapter included and have a three year warranty for $629.00+ Freight We will also get 15 Additional laptops that have touchscreen. Those are $552 Plus Freight. Total below includes freight. $50,596.00+ $8,285=$58,876.00 Dell $775 each Lenovo option 1 mix700 $699 each Lenovo option 2 t450 $629 each Lenovo option 3 x1 $552 each Fujitsu $699 each Bytespeed $649 each Spencer J. Cook Sugar-Salem School District #322
Superintendent's Recommendation: Do Pass
Located in: September