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File #: 2857-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/14/2022 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 12/5/2022 Final action: 12/7/2022
Title: To authorize the Directors of the Department of Technology and the Department of Public Utilities to enter into a contract for professional services via this On Demand Umbrella Statement of Work (SOW) with Hansen Banner, LLC., in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; and to authorize the expenditure of $500,000.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Operating Fund. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2857-2022 EXP, 2. 2857-2022 Banner Sole Source City of Columbus Letter 2022, 3. 2857-2022 CoC DPU Hansen Umbrella SOW, 4. 2857-2022 Hansen Banner LLC Sole Source Form
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Directors of the Departments of Technology (DoT) and Public Utilities (DPU) to enter into a contract with Hansen Banner, LLC for professional services for the Enhanced Metering Project (EMP) in the amount of $500,000.00. Hansen Banner, LLC will perform professional services for the City of Columbus On Demand under this Umbrella Statement of Work (SOW) including but not limited to the following: Providing project management, professional, functional, and technical services for projects; Troubleshooting; Customizations and software development. The Hansen BannerCX cloud solution offers municipalities the assurance of having a reliable secure billing/CIS solution that improves efficiency while maximizing the value of data with clean, accurate and meaningful information crucial for billing. The coverage term period is one (1) year from the date of a purchase order certified/confirmed by the City Auditor's Office.

The On Demand Umbrella Statement of Work (SOW) will allow the City of Columbus more flexibility and On Demand professional services as needed. The City of Columbus is currently undertaking in ongoing projects to enhance its water, sewer, and power metering. When complete, the project will consist of the implementation of an automated meter infrastructure system to provide meter readings from Water, Sewer, and Power meters associated with the Columbus Utility Billing System (CUBS). The project includes the installation, via meter exchange, of the existing power, sewer, and water meters and all the software required to operate the system, and to interface with the Columbus Utility Billing Systems (CUBS) and City software applications. In 1994, the Department of Public Utilities initiated a contract (CT-15918) for software and services related to the Water and Sewer Information Management System (WASIMS) with SCT Utility Systems. SCT Utility Systems later changed their name to Indus Utility S...

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