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File #: 19-204    Version: 3 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/9/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action: 6/17/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Authorization to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirements to Allow Cooperative Purchasing Through the Competitively Bid State Technology Contract 1-19-70-19B-2 and Authorization to Purchase Technology Hardware, Software, Warranty, and Service Including, but not Limited to, Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to Exceed Amount of $115,000 Pursuant to the State Contract REPORT IN BRIEF Authorization to purchase technology Hardware, software, warranty, and services through the competitively bid State Technology Contract 1-19-70-19B-2 Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to exceed amount of $115,000. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion waiving the City's competitive bidding requirement and authorizing the purchase of Technology Hardware, Software, Warranty, and Services through the State of California contract 1-19-70-19B-2 Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to exceed amount of $115,000; and, authori...
Attachments: 1. 1-19-70-19B-2 Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment.pdf

Report Prepared by: Jeff Bennyhoff, Director of Information Technology

Title
SUBJECT: Authorization to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirements to Allow Cooperative Purchasing Through the Competitively Bid State Technology Contract 1-19-70-19B-2 and Authorization to Purchase Technology Hardware, Software, Warranty, and Service Including, but not Limited to, Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to Exceed Amount of $115,000 Pursuant to the State Contract

REPORT IN BRIEF
Authorization to purchase technology Hardware, software, warranty, and services through the competitively bid State Technology Contract 1-19-70-19B-2 Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to exceed amount of $115,000.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion waiving the City's competitive bidding requirement and authorizing the purchase of Technology Hardware, Software, Warranty, and Services through the State of California contract 1-19-70-19B-2 Enterprise Technology Cisco Data Center Equipment in a not to exceed amount of $115,000; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute any necessary documents for the purchases specified above.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff or;
2. Deny or;
3. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items;

AUTHORITY
Merced City Charter, Section 200. Municipal Code Section 3.04.210-Exemptions from competitive bidding.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget

DISCUSSION
The State of California Department of General Services routinely issues and awards RFP for technology hardware, software, warrant and services. The state recently awarded new technology contract in April of 2019 that are valid through March/April of 2022. These contracts cover many of the types of equipment the City currently utilizes for our technology needs. All state agencies are required to procure hardware and software through these contracts. Local gove...

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