Item Coversheet
City of Independence
AGENDA ITEM COVER SHEET
Postponed to 7/27/20

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order to Riverside Technologies Inc. in the amount of $971,995 for network hardware that is required as part of the data center and network modernization project.

Recommendations:

Council action to issue a purchase order.

Background:

This project includes core network equipment that is required as part of the data center project as well as access layer network enhancements. The access layer network enhancements will mitigate known gaps in network service delivery to key locations and prepare the City for future technology implementations. This project standardizes network infrastructure across the City and will help to improve staff efficiency.This will be purchased from Riverside Technologies Inc., who has a contract through the NASPO Data Comm MO. The contract is Co-op contract

Per section 8.06.004, Paragraph 4 of the City Code states competitive bidding is not required when purchases are made through a cooperative contract established by a government purchasing entity or cooperative. The cooperative bids used will have been established pursuant to RSMo. 70.220 or generally accepted governmental purchasing practices through the competitive bidding process.



Fiscal Impact:

This purchase will be paid with tax-exempt financing.  The debt service will be paid out of the internal service fund and charged back to operational funds based on their share of usage.  The first debt service payment is anticipated to be in July 2021 and included in the 2021-2022 budget.

 

Network Lease

Fund

Depart

2021

2022

2023

2024

2025

2026

2027

2028

General

Tech

35,792.34

41,064.34

40,742.99

40,929.15

41,088.72

41,221.69

40,796.18

40,889.26

General

Police

37,716.19

43,271.56

42,932.94

43,129.11

43,297.25

43,437.37

42,988.99

43,087.07

General

Fire

7,871.21

9,030.59

8,959.92

9,000.86

9,035.95

9,065.19

8,971.62

8,992.08

Sub total

81,379.74

93,366.49

92,635.84

93,059.12

93,421.92

93,724.26

92,756.78

92,968.41

Animal

1,269.23

1,456.18

1,444.79

1,451.39

1,457.05

1,461.76

1,446.67

1,449.97

Park & Rec

5,246.16

6,018.89

5,971.79

5,999.07

6,022.46

6,041.95

5,979.58

5,993.22

IPL

22,957.68

26,339.21

26,133.09

26,252.50

26,354.85

26,440.14

26,167.21

26,226.91

Water

2,623.74

3,010.20

2,986.64

3,000.29

3,011.98

3,021.73

2,990.54

2,997.36

WPC

1,311.87

1,505.10

1,493.32

1,500.14

1,505.99

1,510.86

1,495.27

1,498.68

Total

114,788.42

131,696.06

130,665.47

131,262.50

131,774.25

132,200.70

130,836.05

131,134.57



Department:          Finance And AdministrationContact Person:          Jason Newkirk


REVIEWERS:
DepartmentAction
Technology Services DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action: