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File #: 1387-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/9/2022 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. from a State Term Contract for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s non-emergency subscription-based communication tool; and to authorize the expenditure of $91,892.27 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund. ($91,892.27)
Attachments: 1. 1387-2022 EXP, 2. 1387-2022 OH_Columbus_Q-186183_2022MAY3 (1), 3. 1387-2022 MCSA0031_Renewal_to_063023 (1)
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. utilizing a State of Ohio Master Cloud Service Agreement - MCSA0031, with the current expiration date of June 30, 2023, authorized for the City's use by Ordinance No. 582-87, for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s high-volume, non-emergency communication tool. The coverage term period is August 2, 2022 to August 1, 2023, at a cost of $91,892.27.

Communication Cloud is the enterprise non-emergency communications tool for the City of Columbus. Columbus City Council began using the system in 2014. In 2017, the service was expanded for use by all City departments and elected offices. Since that time, subscriptions to over 210 City-offered topics, provided free of charge to the public, have grown to over 230,000.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:
Vendor: Granicus, Inc. (DAX City Acct No. #: 007882); CC# 91-2010420; Expiration Date: 06/2/2023

FISCAL IMPACT:
In 2021, $87,516.45 was expended with Granicus, Inc. for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s high-volume, non-emergency communication tool. This year (2022) funds totaling $91,892.27 for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s high-volume, non-emergency communication tool are available and budgeted for this purpose within the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund.


Title
To authorize the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. from a State Term Contract for hosting, support and maintenance of Communication Cloud, the City’s non-emergency subscription-based communication tool; and to authorize the expenditure of $91,892.27 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Informat...

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