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File #: 0342-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2017 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 2/27/2017 Final action:
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract with LexisNexis Risk Solutions FL, Inc. in accordance with the provisions of sole source procurement in City Code Chapter 329; to authorize the expenditure of $92,500.00 from the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund; and to declare an emergency ($92,500.00)
Attachments: 1. Accurint Sole Source LexisNexis Solution_Columbus PD_1 13 17, 2. LexisNexis Sole Source Form (002)_1 31 17, 3. Lexis17
Explanation

BACKGROUND: To authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract with LexisNexis Risk Solutions FL Inc for the purpose of continuing instant computer access to the investigative database (Accurint), allowing the most efficient investigative record searches for administrative, investigative and enforcement sworn personnel users.

The original contract, EL0013364, took effect March 1, 2012, and included the option to renew for four additional, one-year terms. The original contract expired 2/28/2013. The contract was renewed in 2013, 2014, 2015, and again in 2016.

It is in the City's best interest for the Division of Police to enter into a new contract with LexisNexis Risk Solutions FL Inc. with the option for three (3) renewals based on the fee schedule in the contract to continue these vital existing services.

Bid Information: Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions FL, Inc. is the sole source provider of Accurint Virtual Crime Center in North America. Therefore, this contract is being awarded pursuant to the sole source provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code. Lexis Nexis is the only vendor who manufacturers and distributes Accurint.

This company is not debarred according to the Federal excluded parties listing or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State unresolved findings for recovery certified search.

Contract Compliance No: CC007871, LexisNexis Risk Solutions FL Inc, expires 03/28/2018

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is requested so that the Division of Police may immediately enter into contract to continue these vital and important services without interruption. The current contract expires on 2/28/2017.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $92,500.00 from the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund with LexisNexis Risk Solutions FL Inc for the Division of Police. The Division of Police encumbered or spent $81,120.00 in 2016, $78,768.00 ...

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