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File #: 0440-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2017 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to continue an annual software maintenance and support agreement with Core Technology Corporation in accordance with the sole source procurement provisions of the Columbus City Codes; and to authorize the expenditure $15,620.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Operating fund, and to declare an emergency. ($15,620.00)
Attachments: 1. 0440-2017 Quote - Core Technology 2017, 2. 0440-2017 Sole Source Form - Core, 3. 0440-2017 Sole Source Letter - Core Technology 2017, 4. 0440-2017 EXP
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT), on behalf of the Columbus Police Division, to continue an annual software maintenance and support agreement, for the MultiBridge and Talon software applications, with Core Technology Corporation. The original agreement (FL001003) was entered into January 22, 2002, authorized by ordinance 2299-01, passed December 17, 2001. The agreement was most recently continued by authority of ordinance 0199-2016, passed February 29, 2016, through PO007535. This ordinance will provide an additional year of software maintenance and support for the period April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. The total cost of the contract agreement is $15,620.00.

The Department of Technology requires technical support and software maintenance services from Core Technology Corporation to support ongoing operations of the City's MultiBridge and Talon software applications, which support the City's connectivity to the Ohio LEADS system. Without the software maintenance and support services provided by Core Technology Corporation, the City will not be able to utilize these applications. Also, this agreement will allow the City to continue receiving software upgrades, support, and related services for the MultiBridge and Talon software applications. These applications allow for encrypted access to the Ohio LEADS system to enhance productivity and improve performance.

Core Technology Corporation is the sole proprietor and copyright holder of the MultiBridge and Talon software applications. Accordingly, Core Technology Corporation is also the sole source of supply for upgrades, maintenance, support, new releases, and additional copies of these products. For this reason, this ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the provisions of Sole Source procurement of the City of Columbus Code Chapter 329.

EMERGENCY:
Emergency action is requested to expedite authorization of these contrac...

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