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File #: 1696-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action: 7/1/2021
Title: To authorize an appropriation of $53,001.60 within the Wireless E911 Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract for the Division of Support Services with Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corporation for the purchase and maintenance of 4 Viper Workstation systems for the city's current 911 system pursuant to the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize an expenditure of $53,001.60 from the Wireless E911 Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($53,001.60)
Attachments: 1. 1696-2021 sole source form.pdf, 2. ILSSC.Columbus OH.Sole Source Ltr.2020.09.18.pdf, 3. Financial Coding.pdf
Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into contract with Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corporation for the purchase and maintenance of 4 additional Viper Workstation Systems for the City's 911 System. The City of Columbus operates a fully redundant, geo-diverse set of Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) controllers that currently support operations at the Columbus wireless PSAP, the Columbus backup PSAP, and the Worthington non-wireless PSAP. This ordinance is to purchase 4 additional Viper Workstation Systems which will enable the hiring of additional call-takers.

Bid Information: This expansion to the 911 system is being executed in accordance with the sole source provisions of Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code; Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corporation is the proprietary software licensing and maintenance contractor for the City's current 911 System.
Contract Compliance: Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corporation FID#58-2381670, expires October 14, 2022

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is necessary to ensure that the 911 system is being efficiently operated and maintained in the shortest possible time in order to ensure the optimum level of this critical service to the citizens of Columbus.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the appropriation and expenditure of $53,001.60 from the Wireless E911 fund for the purchase and maintenance of 4 new Viper Workstation Systems from Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corp.

Title
To authorize an appropriation of $53,001.60 within the Wireless E911 Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into contract for the Division of Support Services with Intrado Life & Safety Solutions Corporation for the purchase and maintenance of 4 Viper Workstation systems for the city's current 911 system pursuant to the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize an expenditure of $53,001.60 from the Wireless E911 Fund...

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