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File #: 1344-2023    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent
File created: 4/29/2023 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2023 Final action:
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into contract, in accordance with sole-source provisions of City Code, with GE Digital LLC for the maintenance of GE Advantage (aka Global Care) software licenses and maintenance support for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, and to authorize the expenditure of $185,867.27 from the Sewer Operating Sanitary Fund. ($185,867.27)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1344-2023 Financial Coding - GE Advantage (aka Global Care), 2. Ord 1344-2023 iFix License Keys - Part of GE Advantage (aka Global Care) 2023, 3. Ord 1344-2023 Sole-Source Form - GE Advantage (aka Global Care) - Software Maintenance and Licenses, 4. Ord 1344-2023 Vendor Quote - GE Advantage (aka Global Care) 2023

This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with GE Digital LLC for the maintenance of software licenses and support for the GE Advantage (aka Global Care).

The Sewer Maintenance Operation Center (SMOC) and the Jackson Pike (JPWWTP) and Southerly (SWWTP) Wastewater Treatment Plants utilize the GE Advantage (aka Global Care) software to monitor their plant-wide control systems and operations. At SMOC, the software monitors remote pump and lift stations, as well as level sensors and flow meters throughout the City. There are two (2) products covered by the support agreement: iFix is the control software for supervisors and operators, which controls all plant processes and systems, and iHistorian, which records a historical database of approximately 64,624 data points monitored daily at Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD) facilities. This agreement includes updates to each product to its most up-to-date 2023 version.

The license renewals and support agreement for the existing software and licenses will go into effect on the date of execution and expire on September 12, 2024.

GE Digital LLC is the developer of the software and has a partnership with Gray Matter Systems as the sole provider of all software support and maintenance. This agreement will be established in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code relating to sole-source procurement.


GE Digital LLC | Federal EIN #14-0689340 | D365 Vendor #017326 | Expires 5/19/2023.
GE Digital LLC does not hold MBE/WBE status.

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.


$185,867.27 is budgeted and needed for this expense.

$199,993.52 was spent in 2022
$184,737.26 was spent in 2021


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