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File #: 1732-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with Itron, Inc. for the MVRS to FCS Meter Reading Software Upgrade and associated hardware and services in accordance with Sole Source provisions of the City Code for the Division of Water, and to authorize the expenditure of $131,811.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($131,811.00)
Attachments: 1. 1732-2021 Pricing Summary, 2. 1732-2021 Scope of Work Short Form, 3. 1732-2021 Cost Breakdown, 4. 1732-2021 Financial Coding, 5. 1732-2021 Sole Source Form
Explanation

The Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water has the need for a MVRS to FCS Meter reading software upgrade as the vendor, Itron, Inc., is ending support for the existing system and it has been replaced by newer software and hardware. The Division of Water and the Division of Power currently use the Itron meter reading system, MVRS (Multi-Vendor Reading System), to collect meter reads. Support for this software will be ending on 12/31/2021. A product named Field Collection System (FCS) has replaced MVRS. The scope of this project is for an MVRS to FCS Meter reading software upgrade, which includes software, hardware, software support, and services for the upgrade project. Itron, Inc. is the only vendor who can support us in this upgrade, as they are the provider of the software.

The term of this contract will be one year from the date of execution. After the initial one year period, the contract can be extended for four (4) additional one (1) year periods, or a portion thereof based upon mutual agreement of the parties, availability of funding, and approval by Columbus City Council. The contract provides that if additional funding is necessary, a modification would be requested. This ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code relating to Sole Source procurement.

SUPPLIER: Itron Inc., CC #911011792, Vendor #010740, recertification pending

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: The Division of Water has allocated $131,811.00 for this contract in the 2021 Water Operating Fund budget.

$0.00 was spent in 2020
$0.00 was spent in 2019

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To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with Itron, Inc. for the MVRS to FCS Meter Reading Software U...

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