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File #: 3049-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 11/21/2022 Final action: 11/23/2022
Title: To amend the 2022 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer of appropriation and cash in the Department of Technology, Information Services Capital Improvement Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. to migrate the City’s webpage content to a new enterprise content management system; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code; to authorize the expenditure of up to $1,566,608.00 for the above described purpose; and to declare an emergency. ($1,566,608.00)
Attachments: 1. Columbus SOW (Phases) 10_13_22, 2. 3049-2022EXP, 3. Waiver Form
Explanation
This legislation authorizes the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Granicus, Inc. to migrate the City’s webpage content to a new enterprise content management system to be hosted by Granicus, Inc.

Granicus, Inc. was selected via National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) Agreement 01-115, a competitively-selected public joint purchasing agreement for Granicus software and services. NCPA “is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.”

The contract that will result with passage of this ordinance will provide licensing, training, implementation assistance, maintenance, and consulting services to migrate the City’s webpage content to a new enterprise content management system hosted by Granicus, as well as training for city staff to create and maintain City and department webpage content on behalf of their respective offices and departments. It will also provide five years of annual support. The cost of the above-described services totals up to $1,566,608.00, $300,00.00 of which is contingency. The term of this contract will be for five (5) years from the date of a certified purchase order from the City Auditor’s Office.

Granicus is a leading provider of enterprise content management solutions for local governments. Selecting the system as the City’s enterprise content management platform will enable the integration of the City’s existing citywide legislation processing system - Legistar, non-emergency communications system - GovDelivery, and 311 system - RockSolid, for a more holistic online experience across platforms.

This ordinance also authorizes a waiver of competitive bidding provisions of Columbus City Codes.

Additionally, this ordinance authorizes the transfer of authority and cash between projects within the Information Service...

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