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File #: 1562-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/25/2020 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. from a State Term Contract for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s non-emergency subscription-based communication tool; and to authorize the expenditure of $83,349.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($83,349.00)
Attachments: 1. 1562-2020 Granicus Quote, 2. 1562-2020 Granicus Renewal Letter, 3. 1562-2020 Master Service Agreement, 4. 1562-2020EXP
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. utilizing a State of Ohio Master Cloud Service Agreement - MCSA0031, with the current expiration date of June 30, 2021, authorized for the City's use by Ordinance No. 582-87, for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s high-volume, non-emergency communication tool. The coverage term period is August 2, 2020 to August 1, 2021, at a cost of $83,349.00.

Communication Cloud is the enterprise non-emergency communications tool for the City of Columbus. Columbus City Council began using the system in 2014. In 2017, the service was expanded for use by all City departments and elected offices. Since that time subscriptions to various topics offered on the service, provided free of charge to the public, have grown to over 120,000.
Emergency Justification: This ordinance is being submitted as an emergency to maintain communication with the public.
CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:
Vendor Name: Granicus, Inc. DAX #: 010776
CC# 91-2010420 Expiration Date: 05/2/2021

FISCAL IMPACT:
Funds totaling $83,349.00 are available and budgeted within the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund.

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To authorize the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. from a State Term Contract for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s non-emergency subscription-based communication tool; and to authorize the expenditure of $83,349.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($83,349.00)


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WHEREAS, this service provides hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s high-volume, non-emergency communicati...

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