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File #: 1293-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/7/2017 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To amend the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of funds within the General Permanent Improvement Fund; to authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the purchase of body worn cameras and accessories and video management system for the Division of Police; to authorize the expenditure of $600,000.00 from the General Permanent Improvement Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($600,000.00)
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Zach M. Klein
Attachments: 1. BWC Legislation #2

Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this legislation with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement established with Enforcement Video LLC dba WatchGuard Video for the purchase of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) and associated accessories, software, maintenance, and support for the Columbus Division of Police. Body Worn Cameras are a video recording system that is typically utilized by law enforcement to record interactions with the public or gather video evidence at crime scenes.

Bid Information: The Department of Finance and Management, through RFQ001428, received and evaluated twelve (12) proposals and recommended an award be made to Enforcement Video, LLC dba WatchGuard Video. Ordinance 3078-2016, prepared by the Finance and Management Department established an option contract (UTC) with this company.

Contract Compliance: Enforcement Video, LLC dba WatchGuard Video; CC#017898 - This company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested as funds are needed immediately to purchase said Body Worn Cameras for the Columbus Division of Police.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the expenditure of $600,000.00 within the General Permanent Improvement Fund for the purchase of BWC and accessories for the Division of Police from the Universal Term Contract established by the Department of Finance and Management. Ordinance 3124-2016, passed by Council in December 2016 also allocated $500,000.00 to Watchguard for Body Worn Cameras. This ordinance also amends the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget (CIP) and transfers funds within the General Permanent Improvement Budget for this contract.

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