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File #: 21-0150    Version: 1 Name: 2/16/21 Resolution to Approve Schedule 37 to the Interagency Agreement for a Merit Networks Shared Internet Connection with Washtenaw County and AAATA
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-21-051
Title: Resolution to Approve Schedule 37 to the Interagency Agreement for Collaborative Technology and Services for a Merit Networks Shared Internet Connection with Washtenaw County and the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) ($38,964 over a 3-year period)
Attachments: 1. Schedule 37 - City of AA AAATA - AAATA signed Mon 12 14 2020 (002).pdf, 2. CR 51047-0 - MERIT NETWORK INC - Service Agreement.pdf, 3. CR 51047-1 - MERIT NETWORK INC - Service Agreement.pdf, 4. Schedule 30 - City of AA AAATA - signed by all.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Schedule 37 to the Interagency Agreement for Collaborative Technology and Services for a Merit Networks Shared Internet Connection with Washtenaw County and the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) ($38,964 over a 3-year period)
Memorandum
Attached for your review is a resolution authorizing the approval of Schedule 37. This schedule replaces Schedule 30 and will be effective August 1, 2020. Due to Covid-19 and the number of employees working remotely, the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and the AAATA are experiencing an increase in internet usage which is exceeding our available internet capacity under Schedule 30. Schedule 37 is a 3-year commitment to provide equally shared internet access for the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and the AAATA at the increased rate for additional internet capacity.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The City's portion of the internet connection will be planned and budgeted for in the FY22 - FY23 Information Technology Services Budget.

This agreement allows for collaboration and cost sharing and eliminates the need for individual internet connections. The previous internet access rate under Schedule 30 was 500Mbps and the new access rate is 1 Gbps. The city's previous annual payment for the 500 Mbps access rate was $6,780.00 and the new rate the city will be invoiced is as follows:

FY 2021: $13,043.33
FY 2022: $12,906.00
FY 2023: $12,960.00

Staff
Prepared by: Tom Shewchuk, Director, Information Technologies Service Unit
Reviewed by: Matthew Horning, Interim CFO and Financial Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Tom Crawford, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, Washtenaw County and the City of Ann Arbor enter into an Interagency Agreement for Collaborative Technology and Services;

Whereas, The attached Schedule 37 to the Interagency Agreement for Collaborative Technology and Services for primary internet services is essential to the city operations; and

Whereas, The City w...

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