WHEREAS, the Inspections and Code and Engineering Departments’ heavy computer usage has exhausted the capacity of the current switches at the Annex. Consequently, the IT network upgrade is needed to increase the speed of the network at the location; and,
WHEREAS, Netplicity (formerly Lightspeed Network Solutions) is the original third party vendor for AT&T to provide telephones and networking solutions for the City’s system. Netplicity has provided software, hardware and consultation for the City’s network for the past several years and has a working knowledge of the City’s system.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase of an upgrade to the IT network at the Annex from Netplicity (Geensboro, GA), in the amount of $56,138.50. Funds are available in the FY15 Budget: LOST Infrastructure Fund– Information Technology – General Construction – Annex IT Upgrade; 0109-210-9901-ISS-7661-xxxxx-20150. LOST Infrastructure Interest and Excess Proceeds.