On November 14, 2011, Council approved a contract with Bright House Networks LLC for Metro Ethernet & Internet Access. The estimated annual expenditure at that time was $168,000. The initial contract term is through January 28, 2017 with an option to renew for five (5) additional one (1) year terms. On March 5, 2015, Amendment One (1) was executed to renew the Contract until January 28, 2020, provide pricing for new broadband tier levels and decrease pricing on existing broadband tier levels.
Technology Management Division is now requesting an increase in the estimated annual expenditure to $540,000.00 to provide managed WiFi service at the City’s Recreation and Senior Centers, support camera installations and to increase network services at various City facilities. This is an indefinite quantity contract that will have usage increases or decreases and site location changes.
No City Certified M/WBE suppliers are registered for this service.
Authorize the Chief Procurement Officer to execute an Amendment to the Metro Ethernet & Internet Access contract with Bright House Networks LLC to increase the estimated annual expenditure to $540,000.00 as indicated above, and authorize the Chief Procurement Officer to execute any related documents and renewals, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney's Office.