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File #: 19-7645   
Type: Purchase of Services
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/7/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a task order to a Job Order Contract with Inoca Holdco, II LLC. dba Fox Service Company in the amount of $137,905.23 for the Public Safety Answer Point Automatic Transfer Switch Replacement for the Building and Equipment Services Department. Funding is available through previously authorized tax notes and included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. Quote, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Ordinance 2019-11-07-0895
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DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Contract Award (Job Order Contract): Public Safety Answer Point Automatic Transfer Switch Replacement


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes a contract with Inoca Holdco, II LLC. dba Fox Service Company for the purchase of an automatic transfer switch and all labor, material and equipment to install the automatic transfer switch at the City of San Antonio's Public Safety Answering Point for a one-time cost of $137,905.23. Funding is available through previously authorized tax notes and included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio's Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Call Center is located on Brooks City Base on the South East side of San Antonio. This building houses the 911 response and support personnel along with the associated systems that support the emergency dispatch services for SAPD and SAFD. The center receives and dispatches information for assistance via radio operations and through the City's Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system to SAPD's and SAFD's first responders based on the 911 call's routing requirements. Additionally, PSAP houses the 911 phone network core and dispatches calls to the surrounding Comal, Guadalupe, and Medina counties.

PSAP relies on Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) to transfer utility power to generator power in the event of a power outage. This project provides for the replacement of an ATS that would allow for completion of routine maintenance tasks. The replacement ATS will enable maintenance to be completed without the need of a power outage. One of the existing ATS does not have an internal bypass to allow for maintenance. This replacement will enable the safe performance of maintenance services on the ATS.

This project was selected to utilize the Job Order Contracting (JOC), an alternative Project delivery method which three contractors w...

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