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File #: 1238-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with GE Digital LLC for the purchase of GE Proficy GlobalCare Complete Software Licenses, Support and Maintenance for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage in accordance with the Sole Source provisions of City Code, and to authorize the expenditure of $184,737.26 from the Sewer Operating Sanitary Fund. ($184,737.26)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1238-2021 Financial Coding - GE GlobalCare Complete - SW Licenses, Maint, Renewal & License Purchase, 2. ORD 1238-2021 GlobalCare Support 2021 - Sole Source form
Explanation

The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with GE Digital LLC for software licenses and support for the GE Proficy GlobalCare Complete and for the purchase of ten (10) additional iFix Client licenses.

The GE Proficy GlobalCare Complete software is the software utilized by the Sewer Maintenance Operation Center, and the Jackson Pike and Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plants for their plant-wide control systems. The software is responsible for all controls throughout the plants and monitors the operations. There are two (2) products that are covered by the support agreement. The iFix 6.5 is the control software for supervisors and operators, which is used to control all plant processes and systems and the iHistorian 9.0 which records a historical database for some 64,624 points that are monitored daily at the Division of Sewerage and Drainage facilities.

The support for the existing software licenses is for one (1) year expiring on September 12, 2022.

GE Digital LLC is the developer of the software and has a partnership with Gray Matters Systems to provide all support and maintenance of the software. This legislation is being submitted in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code relating to Sole Source procurement.

SUPPLIER: GE Digital LLC, FID #14-0689340, DAX #017326, Expires May 19, 2023.
GE Digital LLC does not hold MBE/FBE status.

The company 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.

FISCAL IMPACT: $184,737.26 is budgeted and needed for this purchase. This legislation includes the cost for existing software licenses, support and maintenance for all items and for the purchase of ten (10) additional iFix Client licenses.

$159,220.07 was spent in 2020
$150,415.68 was spen...

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