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File #: 2498-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/30/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 12/7/2020 Final action: 12/11/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract with Motorola Solutions, DBA Vigilant Solutions, for the purchase of license subscriptions to its Crime Search Investigate Module and its Investigative Data Platform as well as two (2) fixed License Plate Reader (LPR) poles; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code Chapter 329; to enhance the Shot Spotter program through the purchase of software and hardware for the Division of Police; to authorize a transfer within the General Government Grant Funds; to authorize an expenditure of $104,955.00 from the General Government Grant Funds. ($104,955.00)
Attachments: 1. Vigilant Solutions, 2. BidWaiverForm, 3. Columbus IDP Quote, 4. ReaperHD Fixed Quote
Explanation
BACKGROUND: To authorize and direct the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract with Motorola Solutions, DBA Vigilant Solutions, to purchase license subscriptions for the Crime Search Investigate Module and the Investigative Data Platform as well as two (2) fixed License Plate Reader (LPR) poles. The software subscriptions will enable the LPRs and the Neighborhood Safety Camera systems to work in conjunction with the Shot Spotter program and will help provide vital information from vehicles leaving the areas when Police is alerted by the Shot Spotter program. The Division of Police currently has LPR's installed on some cruisers. Motorola Solutions software and hardware were created to work with the current LPR system and Shot Spotter equipment Police utilizes. With the expansion of the Shot Spotter system, the procurement of the Motorola equipment will enhance Police's ability to respond to emergency situations and increase community safety. The use of this equipment will be in the Linden and the Hilltop areas.

Bid Information: Other law enforcement agencies use similar Motorola equipment, which will allow Columbus Police to share important information with the other local agencies as crime may often crosses jurisdictional borders. Therefore, the Division of Police is requesting a Bid Waiver in accordance with Chapter 329 of the City Code.

This company is 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: CC007169 expires 2-11-2022

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the Safety Director to enter into contract with Motorola Solutions, DBA Vigilant Solutions, to purchase license subscriptions for the Crime Search Investigate Module and the Investigative Data Platform, including two (2) fixed License Plate Reader (LPR) poles. Funds are available in the FY18 Project Safe...

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