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File #: 0328-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify the Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Data Services with AT & T; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to modify an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain Data Services with AT & T through March 31, 2021. This contract provides for citywide internet services. This modification is necessary to extend the current contract by twelve months. The contract, PO007219 was established as a Sole Source Contract, and will expire March 31, 2020.

No additional funds are necessary to modify the option contract as requested. There is no change in the services being procured. The original terms and conditions remain in effect, except length of term.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency measure to ensure uninterrupted and reliable internet services.

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required to modify the option contract. The City of Columbus Departments must set aside their own funding for their estimated expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify the Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Data Services with AT & T; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for Data Services for use citywide; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to modify the existing Universal Term Contract with AT & T to extend services for twelve months; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Finance and Management and various city agencies in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to modify a Universal Term Contract for the option to obtain Data Services with AT & T, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; now, therefore

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

SECTION 1. That the Finance and Management Director is hereby authorized to modify a contract for option to obtain Data...

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