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City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order to Riverside Technologies Inc, in the amount of $50,265.00 for hardware and Aruba software licenses for a Wi-Fi upgrade for various City locations for the Finance and Administration Department.


Council action to issue purchase order.


A city-wide wifi upgrade project was funded last year through the CARES Act and this request is to account for growth needs this year. This project will address wireless connectivity challenges experienced in City Council chambers, throughout City Hall, the IUC, and other city facilities that have poor wifi service.

The hardware and software will be provided by Riverside Technology Inc, the main technology service provider for the City. The products will be secured through the Omnia Partners national cooperative 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:

Fiscal Impact. The fiscal impact to the City is $50,265.00. Funding is included in the fiscal year 2020/21 adopted budget, page 54, account number E (4220 5402).

Department:          Finance & AdministrationContact Person:          Bryan Kidney

Purchasing Division (Finance Department)Approved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Riverside Technology QuoteBackup Material