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File #: 21-0122    Version: 2 Name: 2/16/21- Resolution to Approve Agreement with CenturyLink Communications to Purchase Wireless Networking Equipment and Software
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Enactment date: 2/16/2021 Enactment #: R-21-050
Title: Resolution to Approve an Agreement with CenturyLink Communications, LLC to Purchase Wireless Networking Equipment, Software and Related Services to Replace Legacy Equipment and Upgrade the Water Treatment Plants Wireless Network ($99,001)
Attachments: 1. FEES_Lumen.pdf, 2. Agreement Document from Lumen - signed.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve an Agreement with CenturyLink Communications, LLC to Purchase Wireless Networking Equipment, Software and Related Services to Replace Legacy Equipment and Upgrade the Water Treatment Plants Wireless Network ($99,001)
Memorandum
This memorandum and resolution request approval of a purchase order to Lumen Technologies Group, DBA Lumen Technologies Group, in the amount of $99,000.57 to purchase wireless networking equipment, software and related services to replace legacy equipment and upgrade the Water Treatment Plants wireless network that provides critical communications for the plant.

The purchase will replace an existing wireless network that has been in service for roughly 8 years. Information Technology normally replaces network hardware on a 5 to 7-year renewal schedule.

In addition to remediating legacy wireless network equipment, technology built into the new network hardware will provide faster speeds and additional state-of-the-art security to protect the wireless links from unwanted interference and be easier to manage and administer.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Water Treatment Plant has included and budgeted for the cost of the purchase in FY 2021.
Staff
Prepared by: David Harris, Network Manager
Reviewed by: Tom Shewchuk, IT Director
Reviewed by: Matthew Horning, Interim CFO and Financial Service Area Administrator
Approved by: Tom Crawford, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, CenturyLink Communications, LLC (DBA Lumen Technologies Group) ("Lumen") responded to RFP# 20-34 and was lowest bidder and provided the best solution;

Whereas, Funding for the Water Treatment Plants wireless network is budgeted for and available in the approved FY 2021 Water Treatment Plant budget; and

Whereas, Lumen complies with the requirements of the City's Non-Discrimination and Living Wage ordinances;

RESOLVED, That City Council approve the attached Agreement with Lumen for Lumen's Proposal (also attached), in the amount of $9...

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