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File #: 1163-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: To authorize the appropriation and expenditure of funds within the Public Safety Initiative Subfund in the amount of $180,000.00; 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 with Enforcement Video, LLC for the purchase of software maintenance and support for the Division of Police's body worn camera program; and to declare an emergency. ($180,000.00)
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown
Attachments: 1. 2019 BWC Legislation
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the appropriation and expenditure of funds within the Public Safety Initiative Subfund for body worn camera software and maintenance, and 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 software maintenance and support for the Columbus Division of Police's body worn camera (BWC) project. 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; CC017898, expired 11/14/2018; The vendor will be contract compliant prior to passage.

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 in order to purchase said BWC software maintenance and support for the Columbus Division of Police.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the appropriation and expenditure of $180,000.00 within the Public Safety Initiative Subfund for the purchase of BWC software maintenance and support for the Division of Police from the universal term contract established by the Department of Finance and Management.

Title
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