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File #: 20-0302    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/1/2020 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 4/20/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorization to Purchase Microwave Repeaters in the Amount of $1,600,500 for the Public Safety Microwave Phase I Repeater Replacement Project; and Addition of Item(s) to the County's Fixed Asset List
Attachments: 1. 4-20-20 Weibel Correspondence
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: April 20, 2020


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Janelle Rau
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Cody Snider
PHONE:
234-6000


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Authorization to Purchase Microwave Repeaters in the Amount of $1,600,500 for the Public Safety Microwave Phase I Repeater Replacement Project; and Addition of Item(s) to the County's Fixed Asset List

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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Authorize the purchase of microwave repeaters in the amount of $1,600,500 for the public safety microwave phase I repeater replacement project; and add item(s) to the County's fixed asset list.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
In November 2018 the Board of Supervisors approved the Information Technology (IT) Master Plan, which stated that the public safety microwave system would require significant upgrades to replace obsolete equipment. On October 22, 2019 the Board accepted a presentation regarding an assessment and needs of the County's public safety communication microwave system and radio network. On November 19, 2019 the Board approved funding needs identified in FY 2019-20 first quarter which included $1,600,500 in funding towards the public safety microwave phase I repeater replacement project. Regular updates regarding IT Master Plan projects have been provided to the Board via the Quarterly Budget.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The IT Master Plan was finalized and approved by the Board in November 2018. The IT Master Plan identified 99 infrastructure initiatives with an estimated fiscal cost of $20.7 million over five years. Multiple initiatives in the plan identified the need to replace various components of the County's public safety microwave and radio network system as it is critical infrastructure that supports our public safety, emergency medical services, and fire protection stakeholders (as well as other County departme...

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