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File #: 0400-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2017 In control: Judiciary And Court Administration Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To appropriate up to $28,602.29 within the Special Income Tax Fund for the Municipal Court Clerk’s Office for the purchase of computer equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($28,602.29).
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 0400-2017
Explanation

Background:

This ordinance authorizes the appropriation up to $28,602.29 within the Special Income Tax Fund for the Franklin County Municipal Court, Clerk of Court (“Municipal Court Clerk”) Office for the purchase of software licenses, scanners, printers, monitors, desk top computers and other computer related equipment (“ computer equipment”) for the electronic filing (“e-filing”) system.

The e-filing system incorporates a web based court document filing solution, an electronic document management system with workflow capability and a case management system. The computer equipment is necessary to ensure that all citizens have access to e-filed court documents, and that they also benefit from the efficiencies created by e-filing, regardless to their capability to file electronically.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:
Emergency legislation is requested to appropriate up to $28,602.29 within the Special Income Tax Fund for the purchase of computer equipment for continuity of the efficient operation of the Municipal Court Clerk’s Office.

Fiscal Impact:
Funds totaling $28,602.29 are within the Special Income Tax Fund.

Title

To appropriate up to $28,602.29 within the Special Income Tax Fund for the Municipal Court Clerk’s Office for the purchase of computer equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($28,602.29).

Body

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appropriate funds totaling up to $28,602.29 within the Special Income Tax Fund for the purchase of computer equipment for the e-filing system; and

WHEREAS, the computer equipment is necessary to ensure that all citizens have access to e-filed court documents, and that they also benefit from the efficiencies created by e-filing, regardless to their capability to file electronically; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual and daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate funds within the Special Income Tax Fund for computer equipment for the Muni...

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