2013-86

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO TAKE ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO CONDUCT A SPEC & BID PROCESS COMPLIANT WITH O.R.C. MANDATES RELATED TO SPEC AND BID FOR DISPATCH RADIO VoIP CONSOLE SYSTEM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, The current Dispatch radio control consoles are not capable of handling the new technologies of radio communications, and  

 

WHEREAS,  The current Dispatch radio control consoles have reached an age that they are no longer supported by the manufacturer, and

 

WHEREAS, the Administration will be conducting a spec & bid process to find the best firm possible to provide professional services to the City associated with the aforementioned program, and

   

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Ohio: Marion County,

 

Section 1.     The Director of Public Safety is authorized to prepare a spec & bid for Dispatch VoIP Radio Console System compliant with Ohio law related to spec and bid processes and therefore the Council determines it is necessary to authorize the Safety Director, his designees to complete all necessary steps, agreements, processes, including, but not limited to compilation of an spec & bid and related documents, processes and items related to the Dispatch VoIP Radio Console System and report same back to Council.  

 

Section 2.  This Ordinance  is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, welfare and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof, and due to Due to the real and present need to move forward without delay given the fact that the equipment is no longer supported by the manufacturer, and as such, shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council; otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

         

 

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Approved:                                             Dave Edwards

                                                            President of Council

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

 

Attest:

 

 

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Clerk of Council