Quote Due: IT Master Plan (RFQ No. 1077)

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 in

July 24, 2018 all-day
Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
695 Moores Creek Ln
Charlottesville, VA 22902


Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) is looking for a consultant to help draft a forward

seeking IT master plan. The following Scope of Work is provided to guide but not limit the

Consultant Team. The Scope of Work outlined below is the minimum required. It is intended to

produce an Information Technology Strategic Plan that focuses on deliberate thoughtful technologies to support the City of Alameda for the next five years, with a focus on short term and long-term options. The goal is to assist RWSA with an overall Strategic Plan for RWSA’s IT Function. The Plan should include a comprehensive IT Assessment of existing technologies used throughout the Authority and provide recommendations to help support RWSA’s future technology pathway.

This plan will cover all aspects of IT related activity and use at RWSA. RWSA is a regional Water and Wastewater Authority with 10 physical plant locations and a large number of remote pump stations, tanks, meters and other equipment. The sites are connected by services from several vendors including cell, landline, metro Ethernet, DSL and fiber services.

The IT department supports:

A large variety of hardware including over 70 workstations, 69 PLC’s (industrial computers), over 3 dozen servers, numerous printers, tablets and laptops, An internal digital phone system (at the Moores Creek wastewater plant) with over 100 extensions, over 75 cell phones, 2 dozen laptops and about 1 dozen tablets.

A wide area network supporting over 100 internal users, over 2 dozen physical locations, over 2 dozen routers and over 50 switches. These are connected to each other and the internet via a combination of Cellular, DSL, radio, metro ethernet and fiber services from 5 different suppliers.

Major software applications for Network, workstation, servers, finance, engineering, Maintenance and Operations, administrative services, CAD and GIS services. These include ESRI GIS, Great Plains Dynamics, Allmax Antero Maintenance software, GE Proficy, Solarwinds bandwidth monitoring software and HMI SCADA software, GE Historian SCADA data storage, Ignition SCADA reporting, Laserfiche document retention software, HP Network monitoring software, Lansweeper Network inventory and helpdesk software, Windows Server, Windows 10 and Wasteworks (Solid Waste) ticketing software.


RWSA is looking for a consultant to help create a strategic plan that will guide us through the next five years and beyond. The process needs to involve all primary internal stakeholders and include a thorough and realistic prioritization of needs and suggested projects.

The IT Master Plan will include in depth assessments and evaluation of RWSA’s current computing/network structure. The assessment will include interviews with key department heads and staff concerning where the Authority’s needs are going forward. Following the assessment there should be recommendations ranked by importance as defined from results of the assessments.

For full details see attached document


All inquiries for information regarding this RFQ should be directed to:

Lonnie Wood, Purchasing Agent, lwood@rivanna.org 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902-9016 Telephone: (434) 977-2970


RFQs will be received until 4:00 PM EST on July 24, 2018. RFQs received after the date and time will not be accepted. RFQs may be shipped, mailed or hand delivered to 695 Moores Creek Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902-9016. Telephoned, emailed or faxed quotes will not be accepted.

RFQs must be clearly labeled with the following information:

RFQ No. 1077 Title: IT Master Plan RFQ Due Date: July 24, 2018 From: Name of Firm submitting RFQ


For complete details, responsibilities, deliverables, solicitation information and qualifications, etc., please read the attached PDF.

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