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File #: 1368-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/29/2013 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology, to enter into an agreement with eProximiti LLC, for mobile applications services; to authorize the expenditure of $146,400.00 from the Information Services Division, Capital Improvement Bonds Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($146,400.00)
Attachments: 1. AwardLetter Mobile Applications Services 2013 (2), 2. Bid Tab SA004923
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into an agreement with eProximiti LLC, for mobile applications services. This agreement will provide for ongoing enhancements of the MyColumbus mobile application, and development of new mobile applications, as needed. The term of the agreement is for one year from the date of a certified purchase order. The agreement includes options to renew for two additional one year terms, subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City authorities. The total cost for the first year of the agreement is $146,400.00.

The Department of Technology is procuring this service through chapter 329.06 of Columbus City Code, pursuant to solicitation SA004923. Two responses to this solicitation were received by the bid opening date of May 9, 2013. eProximiti LLC is the lowest responsive, responsible and best bidder. See Bid Tab SA004923 attachment.

eProximiti LLC $146,400.00
The Go 2 Guys LLC/FugenX $157,000.00

The MyColumbus mobile application enables the City to better communicate with residents and visitors, who increasingly access information using mobile devices. MyColumbus for the iPhone was released to the public in July 2011, and a Droid version of MyColumbus was released in October 2011. The Department of Technology continues to receive requests to enhance MyColumbus with additional information and features. This agreement will provide needed services to complete those enhancements.

EMERGENCY:
Emergency action is requested to expedite authorization of this contract modification in order to continue mobile applications services from the vendor at the negotiated prices.

FISCAL IMPACT:
During 2011 and 2012, the Department of Technology (DoT) expended $166,150.00 and $146,505.00 with eProximiti LLC for development and enhancements to MyColumbus and mobile applications services. The cost for the 2013 mobile applications enhancement/services is $146,...

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