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File #: 1848-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/3/2017 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract for fiber Internet access services with OARnet/OSU; to authorize the expenditure of $45,120.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($45,120.00)
Attachments: 1. 1848-2017 EXP, 2. 1848-2017 - City of Columbus Quote - OARnet - 2017- 400 Mbps
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance will authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract for fiber network and broadband access and related services with OARnet /OSU, a local non-profit educational institute (servicing grades K-12, colleges, and universities). The original contract was authorized by ordinance 0789-2007, passed June 4, 2007, through purchase order EL007115. The contract was most recently renewed and modified by authority of ordinance 1745-2016, passed July 18 2016, through purchase order PO020767. This renewal will provide the City with high speed (400 Mbps) internet service for the period July 25, 2017 through July 24, 2018, at a cost of $45,120.00

FISCAL IMPACT:
During fiscal years 2015 and 2016, funds in the amount of $25,200.00 and $45,120.00, respectively, were legislated with OARnet/OSU for fiber network and broadband access related services (which included adding the 200 mbps internet access wireless project in 2016). The cost for 2017 service is 45,120.00 with the funding being budgeted and available within the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund. The aggregate contract total, including this request is $346,160.00.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:
Emergency action is requested to initiate service from the contractor and avoid any delay in services provided.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:
Vendor: OARnet/OSU CC#/F.I.D#: 31-6025986 - 105 (Non-Profit Organization) Expiration: NPO
DAX Vendor Acct. #: 005303

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract for fiber Internet access services with OARnet/OSU; to authorize the expenditure of $45,120.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($45,120.00)

Body

WHEREAS, this ordinance will authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract for fiber I...

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