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File #: 12-0273    Version: 1 Name: 3/19/12 Purchase Order VTP, Inc. for Upgrade
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/19/2012 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/19/2012 Final action: 3/19/2012
Enactment date: 3/19/2012 Enactment #: R-12-108
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to VTP, Inc. for Upgrade to the Studio and Control Room for Community Television Network ($118,620.15) and for Appropriation of Funds ($90,000.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. ITB 4200 VTP bid tabulation.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to VTP, Inc. for Upgrade to the Studio and Control Room for Community Television Network ($118,620.15) and for Appropriation of Funds ($90,000.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution authorizing a purchase order to VTP, Inc. in the amount of $118,620.15 for purchase and installation of upgraded studio and control room equipment at Community Television Network (CTN).

Funding for this purchase will require the appropriation of $90,000.00 from the CTN Fund Balance, with the remainder coming from the Production Equipment Fund in the approved FY2012 budget.

CTN will use this equipment to enable high definition video capture capabilities to productions for television and internet content, and allow CTN to better serve the City of Ann Arbor and the community at large with quality programming of high value to the City of Ann Arbor residents.

ITB-4200 was distributed on the Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network and received four bids. The bid tabulation is attached.

Thalner Electronic Labs $142,224.00
Great Lakes Media Supply $122,680.57
Pro Video Systems $129,291.00
VTP, Inc. $118,620.15

After CTN reviewed the four proposals, VTP, Inc. was determined to be the lowest responsible bidder.

VTP, Inc. received Human Rights approval on February 21, 2012, and complies with the provisions of the City's living wage ordinance. Approval of the purchase order to VTP, Inc., in the amount of $118,620.15 for the purchase and installation of upgraded studio and control room equipment for CTN is recommended.
Staff
Prepared by: Ralph Salmerón, CTN Manager
Reviewed by: Lisa Wondrash, Communications Unit Manager
Approved by: Steven D. Powers, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City issued ITB-4200 in January 2012 for the purchase and installation of upgraded studio and control room equipment at Community Television Network (CTN);

Whereas, VTP, Inc. was the lowest respo...

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