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File #: 22-570   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Regional Emergency - Office of Regional Communications and Technology
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: A. MOTION TO APPROVE Only Reasonable Source designation of Kirms Communications, LLC, to provide continued maintenance and repair services for Broward County public safety radio towers and shelters. ACTION: (T-10:35 AM) Approved. VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Bogen voted in the affirmative telephonically. Commissioner Geller was not present. B. MOTION TO APPROVE First Amendment to the Agreement between Broward County and Kirms Communications, LLC for Hardware and Maintenance Services for County's public safety radio towers and shelters; to extend the Agreement for up to five one-year optional renewal terms, through May 22, 2027, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,900,000, thereby increasing the total not-to-exceed amount from $2,960,000 to $5,860,000; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same. ACTION: (T-10:35 AM) Approved. VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Bogen voted in the affirmative telephonically. Commissioner Geller was not present.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Kirms First Amendment, 2. Exhibit 2 - Purchasing Sole Source-Brand Memo
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Tracy Jackson
Department: Regional Emerg Svcs & Comm Division: Office of Regional Comm & Tech

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Requested Action
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A. MOTION TO APPROVE Only Reasonable Source designation of Kirms Communications, LLC, to provide continued maintenance and repair services for Broward County public safety radio towers and shelters.

ACTION: (T-10:35 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Bogen voted in the affirmative telephonically. Commissioner Geller was not present.

B. MOTION TO APPROVE First Amendment to the Agreement between Broward County and Kirms Communications, LLC for Hardware and Maintenance Services for County's public safety radio towers and shelters; to extend the Agreement for up to five one-year optional renewal terms, through May 22, 2027, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,900,000, thereby increasing the total not-to-exceed amount from $2,960,000 to $5,860,000; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same.

ACTION: (T-10:35 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Bogen voted in the affirmative telephonically. Commissioner Geller was not present.


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Why Action is Necessary
Sections 21.53(a) and 21.47(b) of the Broward County Procurement Code require Board approval of agreements that exceed five years and are above the Director of Purchasing's award and execution authority.

What Action Accomplishes
Motion A: Designates Kirms Communications, LLC, as the only reasonable source to provide continued maintenance and repair services for County's public safety radio towers and shelters.

Motion B: Amends the existing agreement to extend the term for up to five additional one-year optional renewal periods.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE OFFICE OF REGIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES AND COMMUNICTIONS RECOMMENDS THE APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTIONS.

On March 28, 2017, Kirms Communications, LLC, was approved as the only r...

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