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File #: 0374-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order on behalf of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Support Services, for telephone services from an existing Universal Term Contract with AT&T; to authorize the expenditure of $115,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($115,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Financial Coding
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order and associate a budget reservation for telephone services to AT&T for the Division of Support Services. These phone services are used in Support Service facilities for Centrex services and data lines.

Bid Information: The Purchasing Office has set up universal term contract PA000809& PA000901 with AT&T for telephone services.

AT&T 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.

Contract Compliance: V#006413 expires 1/7/2021

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested as funds are needed immediately to ensure these services can continue without interruption.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Division of Support Services budgeted approximately $115,000.00 in the 2020 General Fund operating budget for services from AT&T.

Title

To authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order on behalf of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Support Services, for telephone services from an existing Universal Term Contract with AT&T; to authorize the expenditure of $115,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($115,000.00)

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WHEREAS, there is a need to purchase telephone services for the Division of Support Services in the Department of Public Safety; and,

WHEREAS, a Universal Term Contract with AT&T has been established by the Purchasing Office for these services; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Support Services, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order for telephone services to ensure these services can continue without interruption, for the immediate preservation of the pub...

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