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File #: 2090-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 12/7/2020 Final action: 12/11/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with Galls RT II, LLC for the purchase of new SWAT uniforms, and with Enforcement Video, LLC dba WatchGuard Video, for the purchase of body worn cameras for the Division of Police from existing Universal Term Contracts; to authorize the expenditure of $190,603.00 from the General Fund and the Law Enforcement Seizure Fund. ($190,603.00)
Attachments: 1. Accounting Codes, 2. Accounting Codes for BWC's

BACKGROUND: The Division of Police is in the process of replacing current SWAT camouflage uniforms with a solid color uniform. Furthermore, the Division will also require the following identification labels and body worn camera items, which include the badge numbers, name tags, camera mounts and "Columbus Police" lettering on the chest guard so that officers can be identified. This ordinance will enable the Division to purchase these new uniforms from a current contract with Galls RT II, LLC, in accordance with the Universal Term Contracts established for this purpose by the Purchasing Office. The Division of Police is also in need of Body Worn Cameras, mounts, warranties, and batteries for SWAT and Drug Interdiction personnel. Therefore, this ordinance also 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 Galls RT II, LLC. The Body Worn Cameras are a video recording system that is utilized by law enforcement to record interactions with the public or gather video evidence at crime scenes and will be purchased from Enforcement Video LLC dba as WatchGuard Video.

Bid Information: The Purchasing Office has set up purchase agreements for the purchase of uniforms, footwear, body armor, and leather goods with Galls RT II, LLC., and for body worn cameras and accessories with WatchGuard Video.

These companies are not debarred according to the Federal excluded parties listing or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State unresolved findings for recovery certified search.

Contract Compliance No.: CC007478- Galls RT II, LLC, expires July 25, 2021; CC017898-Enforcement Video,LLC. dba WatchGuard Video expires July 16, 2021.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $190,603.00 from the Division of Police’s General Fund Budget and Law Enforcement Seizure...

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