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File #: 18-6404   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/13/2018
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an amendment to the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) Interlocal Agreement for continued access and maintenance to various STRAC-hosted software applications for the Fire Department. Funding for FY 2019 is available in the amount of $612,690.90 of which $392,085.67 is available from the FY 2019 Information Technology Services Fund Budget and $220,605.23 is available from the FY 2019 General Fund Budget. Additional funding for future fiscal years is subject to appropriation of funds [Erik J. Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]
Attachments: 1. STRAC ILA signed, 2. Ordinance 2008-04-17-0306, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. FIF STRAC ILA, 5. Ordinance 2018-12-13-1021
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DEPARTMENT: Fire


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Charles N. Hood


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide


SUBJECT:

STRAC INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT (ILA) AMENDMENTS

SUMMARY:

This ordinance amends a contract with Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) that provides software access and maintenance to the Fire Department through the Clinical Informatics Division. This amendment to the Interlocal Agreement (ILA) will correct the name of STRAC from South Texas Regional Area Council to the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council and extend the term of the agreement through annual renewal based on budgetary allocations in an amount not to exceed $3,190,000.00 over a five year period.

Funding for FY 2019 is available in the amount of $612,690.90 of which $392,085.67 is available from the FY 2019 Information Technology Services Fund Budget and $220,605.23 is available from the FY 2019 General Fund Budget. Additional funding for future fiscal years is subject to appropriation of funds.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is an ordinance to amend The Interlocal Cooperative Agreement concerning a Clinical Informatics System with Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) to provide software access and maintenance of various software applications hosted at STRAC that provide fire and emergency medical response data reporting capability, and statistical modeling and analysis dashboards. The software is licensed from Zoll Data Systems and TABLEAU. This amendment will correct the name of STRAC from South Texas Regional Area Council to the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council and extend the term of the agreement with annual five renewals as long as there are budgetary allocations.

In 2007, the San Antonio Emergency Medical Services (SAEMS) Division of the San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) was provided licenses for the software from STRAC with the understanding that SAFD would pay STRAC an annual maintenance cost based ...

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