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File #: 1530-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/23/2022 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology and the Department of Public Utilities, to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract/ Purchase Agreement for the purchase of new and replacement of desktop computers, computer related products, and equipment from a pre-established universal term contracts/purchase agreements with Brown Enterprise Solutions, LLC; to authorize the expenditure of $350,000.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($350,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1530-2022 EXP
Explanation
This legislation authorizes the Director of Finance and Management on behalf of the Department of Technology (DoT) and the Department of Public Utilities to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the replacement of desktop computers, computer related products, and equipment, and the expenditure in the amount of $350,000.00 from funds within the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund. The total amount of funding being requested via this ordinance/legislation is $350,000.00.

These purchases will be made from the following pre-established universal term contract/purchase agreements (PA):

· Purchase Agreement: PA005822 - Brown Enterprise Solutions, LLC: HP and Dell Computers and accessories
- The above listed purchase agreement expires April 30, 2024

The desktop computers, printers, servers, and computer related products and equipment being replaced are outdated and/or obsolete. The computer equipment being replaced is used for the operation of applications that are vital to the daily operations of the City of Columbus. Replacement of these computers is crucial for continued efficiency so that the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities can access applications critical to daily operations.

FISCAL IMPACT:
Funds in the amount of $350,000.00 for the Department of Public Utilities are budgeted and available in the agencies' direct charge budget allocation in the Information Services Operating Fund. Miscellaneous computer accessories are being purchased out of the Information Services’ Division operating budget. The total amount of funding being requested via this ordinance is $350,000.00. These funds are also budgeted and available for this purpose.


EMERGENCY:
Emergency legislation is required to facilitate prompt acquisition of the computer equipment and accessories being authorized ...

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