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File #: 18-0685    Version: 1 Name: TI - Contract w/Sprint/Verizon for cell phone svcs
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 7/24/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/14/2018 Final action: 8/14/2018
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 32020 with Sprint Solutions, Inc., and Contract No. 33427 with Verizon Wireless, for providing cellular phone and data services, to increase the annual amount by $400,000 for a revised annual total amount not to exceed $1,175,000; and Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with T-Mobile USA, including any necessary amendments, for providing cellular phone, data and related services, in an annual amount not to exceed $250,000. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Technology and Innovation
Attachments: 1. 081418-C-12sr.pdf
Related files: 33427_002, 32020_001, 33427_003, 32020_002, 33427_004, 33427_005
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 32020 with Sprint Solutions, Inc., and Contract No. 33427 with Verizon Wireless, for providing cellular phone and data services, to increase the annual amount by $400,000 for a revised annual total amount not to exceed $1,175,000; and

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with T-Mobile USA, including any necessary amendments, for providing cellular phone, data and related services, in an annual amount not to exceed $250,000. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The Technology and Innovation Department (TI) is responsible for purchasing and replacing mobile devices, and administering cellular phone service plans and administering data service plans for tablets, laptops, and other devices. For many years, the City has used cellular devices as tools to enhance customer service and improve employee productivity and efficiency.

In 2015, Assembly Bill 953 (AB 953) was approved and requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report stop data. A stop is defined as any detention or search by a peace officer of a person, or any peace officer interaction with a person, in which the peace officer conducts a search, including a consensual search of a person’s body or property in the person’s possession or control. This new legislation requires the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to collect stop data beginning January 1, 2019. LBPD estimates the number of annual stops to reach over 700,000. To address the requirements of AB 953, LBPD will be issuing cellular phones to allow police officers to collect the State-mandated data in an expedient and safe manner. The cost of purchasing cellular phones will be handled by LBPD using existing appropriation. Costs for data services are passed to client departments via the TI MOU.

Currently, the City uses four vendors for cellular phone and data services: Verizon Wireless (Verizon), Sprint Solutio...

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