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File #: 19-310    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/30/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action: 6/17/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of Agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the Purchase and Installation of Fourteen (14) In-Car Audio/Video Recording Cameras in Seven (7) Police Department Vehicles (Two Cameras Per Vehicle) and a 5 Year Licensing and Data Storage Plan for a Total Amount of $67,049.85; Approval to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement to Allow for the Purchase of Standardized Equipment REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the approval of an agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of fourteen (14) in-car audio/video recording cameras with installation of the cameras (two cameras per vehicle) for the Police Department for a total amount of $67,049.85 to be funded out of the 2018-2019 budget in full. Also considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement pursuant to Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210 for purchases necessary for standardization of particular types of equipment. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion waving the competitive bidding requirements ...
Attachments: 1. Axon Enterprises Inc. quote for In-Car audio/video cameras with installation.pdf, 2. Axon Enterprises Inc. Master Services and Purchasing Agreement.pdf

Report Prepared by: Jacob Struble, Lieutenant, Police Department

Title
SUBJECT: Approval of Agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the Purchase and Installation of Fourteen (14) In-Car Audio/Video Recording Cameras in Seven (7) Police Department Vehicles (Two Cameras Per Vehicle) and a 5 Year Licensing and Data Storage Plan for a Total Amount of $67,049.85; Approval to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement to Allow for the Purchase of Standardized Equipment

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers the approval of an agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of fourteen (14) in-car audio/video recording cameras with installation of the cameras (two cameras per vehicle) for the Police Department for a total amount of $67,049.85 to be funded out of the 2018-2019 budget in full. Also considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement pursuant to Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210 for purchases necessary for standardization of particular types of equipment.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion waving the competitive bidding requirements as stated in Section 3.04.210 of the Merced Municipal Code and approving a 5-year agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of fourteen (14) in-car audio/video recording cameras with installation and a 5-year licensing and data storage plan in the amount of $67,049.85.

Body
ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended by staff; or
2. Refer back to staff with direction; or
3. Continue to a subsequent meeting; or
4. Take no action

AUTHORITY
Article II and III of Title 3, Chapter 3.04, of the Merced Municipal Code relating to purchases of equipment and services (Section 3.04.080 and 3.04.120) and waiving of the competitive bidding requirements (Section 3.04.210)

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

DISCUSSION
The City of Merced has purchased seven (7) new Dodge Charger police vehicles. Six (6) of these vehicles are currently at Emergency Vehicle Outfitters (EVO...

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