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File #: 2362-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to enter into contract with SoftChoice; to authorize the transfer of appropriation within, and the expenditure of up to $245,340.00 from the General Fund and $8,180.00 from the Judges Non Bond Capital Outlay Fund; to authorize all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance be associated with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for Computers; and to declare an emergency. ($253,340.00)
Attachments: 1. Computers.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Administrating and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to authorize the transfer of appropriation within, and the expenditure of up to $253,520 from the General Fund and the Judges Non-Bond Captial Outlay fund for the purchase of new desktop computers to replace the currently outdated ones being used by the Court. The computer equipment being replaced is used for the operation of applications that are vital to the daily operations of the Court. Replacements of these computers are crucial for continued efficiency, so that the Court can access applications. The purchase will be made from the pre-established universal term contracts (UTC), PA004768 with SoftChoice, expiration date April 30, 2022.



FISCAL IMPACT: This purchase will be funded by the Franklin County Municipal Court General Fund and Judges Non-Bond Capital Outlay Fund. The amount of this contract is not to exceed $253,520.00.

EMERGENCY: Emergency legislation is requested to authorize the court to enter into contract and to continue hearing cases in a safe manner as soon as possible.



Title
To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to enter into contract with SoftChoice; to authorize the transfer of appropriation within, and the expenditure of up to $245,340.00 from the General Fund and $8,180.00 from the Judges Non Bond Capital Outlay Fund; to authorize all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance be associated with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for Computers; and to declare an emergency. ($253,340.00)

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WHEREAS, the Court has determined that it is in its best interest to contract with Softchoice using the universal term contract; and

WHEREAS, $253,520.00 is needed to purchase new computers; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance is requested as an emergency to permit the timely procurement of the needed equipmen...

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