Long Beach, CA
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File #: 18-1125    Version: 1 Name: TI - 16 as-needed professional and technical services
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute contracts, and any amendments, with 16 approved firms for as-needed professional and technical services related to system analysis, system development, system implementation, project management, and technical support for information technology projects and systems, to increase the total annual contract authority by $650,000, for a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $3,400,000, and to extend the term of the contract for an additional four months, through May 22, 2019. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Technology and Innovation
Attachments: 1. 121818-C-13sr&att.pdf
Related files: 33392_009, 33387_009, 33400_005, 34316_005
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute contracts, and any amendments, with 16 approved firms for as-needed professional and technical services related to system analysis, system development, system implementation, project management, and technical support for information technology projects and systems, to increase the total annual contract authority by $650,000, for a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $3,400,000, and to extend the term of the contract for an additional four months, through May 22, 2019. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
On January 21, 2014, the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute agreements with recommended firms to provide temporary as-needed professional and technical services, in an annual aggregate amount not to exceed $950,000.

On November 3, 2015, the City Council approved an annual increase in contract authority by $1,000,000, for a new total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $1,950,000. Lastly, on October 3, 2017, the City Council approved an annual increase in contract authority by $800,000, for a new total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $2,750,000 (Attachment). To date, the Technology and Innovation Department (TI) has executed agreements with 7 of the 16 approved firms, including one Long Beach based business, to provide support for existing and ongoing technology projects, which included enhancements to the utility customer information system (CIS), migration to the advanced metering infrastructure for the Water and Gas Departments, upgrades to the land management and revenue system, implementation of DataLB, and implementation of a new service management system. The contracts are set to expire in January 2019.

Current and anticipated projects are now estimated to be more than the authorized annual contract authority of $2,750,000. In addition, an extension of time is requested until a new procurement process for as-needed professional and technical services can be com...

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