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File #: 20-1207    Version: 1 Name: 9/8/20 - Simulcast System
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action: 9/8/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: R-20-329
Title: Resolution Authorizing a Purchase Order to Washtenaw County for the City of Ann Arbor's FY 2021 Share of the Maintenance of the Shared 800 MHz Simulcast System ($25,600.00)
Title
Resolution Authorizing a Purchase Order to Washtenaw County for the City of Ann Arbor's FY 2021 Share of the Maintenance of the Shared 800 MHz Simulcast System ($25,600.00)
Memorandum
Please find attached for your consideration a resolution that authorizes the issuance of a purchase order to Washtenaw County for the FY 21 City of Ann Arbor's share of the maintenance costs of the shared 800 MHz simulcast system.

The cost of maintaining the system is allocated based on the number of radios that use the 800 MHz system. The current cost for each radio in $40.00 per year. The City currently has 640 radios that use the system; therefore, our cost to maintain the system annually is $25,600.00. Each Service Area is responsible for the costs of the radios assigned to their work area. The Engineering/Transportation Service Unit of the Public Service Area receives internal transfers from each Service Unit and pays Washtenaw County, who is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the system.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The FY21 share of the maintenance of the 800 MHz Simulcast System is included in the approved FY 21 Engineering/Transportation Central Stores Operations and Maintenance Budget.
Staff
Prepared by: Raymond Hess, Transportation Manager
Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Tom Crawford, Interim City Administrator

Body
Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor owns 640 radios that share in the Countywide 800MHz Simulcast System;

Whereas, The cost for maintenance for FY 21 is $40.00 per radio and is budgeted in each Service Area's budget;

Whereas, The Engineering/Transportation Service Unit of the Public Services Area collects this service fee from all 640 City of Ann Arbor users and remits the payments to the County; and

Whereas, Funding for the share of the maintenance of the 800 MHz Simulcast System ($25,600.00) is available in the approved FY 21 Engineering/Transportation Central Stores operations and mainten...

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