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File #: 1160-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2017 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 5/22/2017 Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: To authorize the Office of the City Auditor, Division of Income Tax to modify and increase funding to the existing contract with Specialized Business Software for Phase 3 of the enhancement for the e-file application developed by Specialized Business Software; to authorize an increase of $134,600.00 from the Division of Income Tax’s operating fund. ($134,600.00)
Attachments: 1. 1160-2017 Accounting Codes, 2. 1160-2017 Historical Vendor Data

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND: This ordinance is for new development to an existing product authorizes the Office of the City Auditor, Division of Income Tax to modify and increase the funding to an existing contract for the ongoing enhancement of the custom e-file application developed by Specialized Business Software for the Division of Income Tax.  Specialized Business Software’s contract compliance number 341903963 expires on 2/19/2018.

 

The original contract EL006035 cost was $168,500.00 as shown in the historical vendor data attachment to this ordinance.  With this modification of $134,600.00, the total modified cost will be $763,725.00.  This modification is necessary to implement new development to the existing Income Tax e-file application.  The cost basis for this modification is for Specialized Business Software to develop and program enhanced features to the Income Tax e-file application.

 

FISCAL IMPACT: This legislation authorizes an increase of $134,600.00 to the existing contract with Specialized Business Software.  Funding for these expenditures is budgeted within the Division of Income Tax’s 2017 operating budget.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Office of the City Auditor, Division of Income Tax to modify and increase funding to the existing contract with Specialized Business Software for Phase 3 of the enhancement for the e-file application developed by Specialized Business Software; to authorize an increase of $134,600.00 from the Division of Income Tax’s operating fund. ($134,600.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Income Tax has a need for enhancement to its custom e-file application to better serve the taxpayers of the City of Columbus; and

 

WHEREAS, Specialized Business Software developed and supports the Division of Income Tax’s custom e-file application; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Auditor's Office to authorize the City Auditor to modify and increase funding to the existing contract with Specialized Business Software for Phase 3 of the enhancement for the e-file application and authorize the expenditure of $134,600 from the Division of Income Tax’s operating fund; now, therefore:

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1. That the Office of the City Auditor, Division of Income Tax, is hereby authorized and directed to modify and increase funding to the existing contract with Specialized Business Software for the purpose of enhancement to the Division of Income Tax’s custom e-file application.

 

SECTION 2. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 3. That the expenditure of $134,600.00 or so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby authorized in Fund 1000 General Fund in object class 03 Contractual Services per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.