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File #: 17-1780    Version: 1 Name: 12/4/17 Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for the Annual Geographic Information System Software Maintenance and License Agreement ($51,600.00)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2017 Final action: 12/4/2017
Enactment date: 12/4/2017 Enactment #: R-17-434
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for the Annual Geographic Information System Software Maintenance and License Agreement ($51,600.00)
Title
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for the Annual Geographic Information System Software Maintenance and License Agreement ($51,600.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve a purchase order for renewal of the annual licensing and maintenance agreement with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for the City's standard software used for the creation, maintenance and access of critical City Geographic Information System (GIS) information and databases.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: This expenditure is planned for and budgeted in the FY2018 Information Technology Services Fund budget.

ESRI software products include ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced, ArcGIS for Desktop Basic, ArcSDE, ArcServer, and other related products and ESRI is the only source from which all ESRI software and maintenance services can be ordered. In addition, ESRI is the sole provider of software maintenance for all ESRI products including technical support, software updates and upgrades, and certain proprietary training classes.

The ArcSDE (Spatial Data Engine) is used to store spatial information in a database environment providing, multi-user access in a very secure environment. ArcServer publishes this spatial information in an efficient and economical way to a customizable Web-Browser environment. ArcGIS, ArcEditor, and ArcView are instrumental in the creation and maintenance of spatial information as well as in the development of specialized applications for data access.

It is imperative to renew the maintenance agreement with ESRI to receive software updates, access technical support, and retain the proper licenses for use of the software in mission critical City applications. For example, ArcView provides the linkage to GIS data for Cityworks, software use by Public Services and Community Standards for tracking service requests and work orders.

The accompanying resolution authorizes t...

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