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File #: 22-0505    Version: 1 Name: TI - Contract w/Connection for ongoing lifecycle replacement of equipment and technology growth
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 4/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 35956 with GovConnection, Inc., dba Connection, of Merrimack, NH, for ongoing lifecycle replacement of equipment and new incremental technology growth, to increase the annual contract amount by $1,000,000, with a 10 percent annual contingency of the revised base contract amount of $386,600, for a total revised annual amount not to exceed $4,252,600, until the Region 4 ESC contract expires on May 31, 2024, with the option to renew for as long as the Region 4 ESC contract is in effect, at the discretion of the City Manager. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Technology and Innovation
Attachments: 1. 051022-C-13sr
Related files: 35956_002
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 35956 with GovConnection, Inc., dba Connection, of Merrimack, NH, for ongoing lifecycle replacement of equipment and new incremental technology growth, to increase the annual contract amount by $1,000,000, with a 10 percent annual contingency of the revised base contract amount of $386,600, for a total revised annual amount not to exceed $4,252,600, until the Region 4 ESC contract expires on May 31, 2024, with the option to renew for as long as the Region 4 ESC contract is in effect, at the discretion of the City Manager. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to amend Contract No. 35956 with GovConnection, Inc. (GovConnection), to continue providing ongoing lifecycle replacement of equipment and new incremental technology growth. The additional contract authority is needed to complete grant or one-time funded projects enhancing fiber and network for ongoing lifecycle replacement of equipment and new incremental technology growth.

On July 13, 2021, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 21-0074 to utilize the terms and conditions afforded to Contract No. R160202 with Region 4 Education Service Center (ESC), of Texas, through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance-The Cooperative Purchasing Network (National IPA-TCPN) for furnishing, delivering and installing data center systems equipment, telecommunications equipment, and user devices. The total approved annual amount was not to exceed $2,866,000. With this additional requested amount of $1,000,000, the total revised base contract amount will total $3,866,000; of which, a 10 percent annual contingency amount of $386,000 is requested for a total annual contract not to exceed $4,252,600.

In 2018, GovConnection was selected as one of three vendors from cooperative agreements to provide technology-related equipment and software to meet critical technology infras...

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