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File #: 18-6418   
Type: Purchase of Services
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/13/2018
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a new master contract with AT&T Corp. to provide the City with various communication services for an estimated cost of up to $3,800,000 annually. Funding in the amount of $3,800,000 is available in the Information Technology Services Department Fund included in the FY 2019 Adopted Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]
Attachments: 1. Score Summary Matrix Broadband-Single, 2. Score Summary Matrix Internet-Single, 3. Score Summary Matrix Metro Ethernet Dedicated-Single, 4. CDF, 5. San Antonio Master Agreement, 6. draft ordinance.pdf, 7. Ordinance 2018-12-13-0999
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DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Annual Contract for Telecommunications, Network Connectivity and Other Telecom Services


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes a new master contract with AT&T Corp. (AT&T) to provide the City with the purchase of various communication services for an estimated cost of $3,800,000.00 annually. No funds are encumbered by this ordinance which provides for the procurement of communication services as required. Funding in the amount of $3,800,000 is available in the Information Technology Services Department Fund included in the FY 2019 Adopted Budget.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for Council consideration and action is a new master contract between the City and AT&T for the purchase of various communication services used in all City departments. Services provided through this contract include wired telephone service, metropolitan ethernet services, broadband services, internet access services, long distance services and support for group conference calling, directory listing and 311 services. The Information Technology Services Department currently manages approximately 2,240 telecommunication lines, metropolitan ethernet circuits and internet access service points through the existing master contract. It is anticipated that these numbers will increase throughout the term of the contract as City departments and City provided services continue to evolve.

The City issued a Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal (RFCSP) for "Telecommunications, Network Connectivity and Other Telecom Services" (RFCSP 6100008613) on July 14, 2017, with a submission deadline of November 13, 2017. Four proposals were received, and two proposals were deemed non-responsive. One firm failed to submit required proposal information such as experience, background and qualifications or a proposed plan which was required in order to evaluate the proposal. The second firm failed to ...

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