Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-0992    Version: 3 Name: Joint resolution authorizing the purchase of the Freedom Technologies R8100 Communications system analyzer from Freedom Communications Technologies, Johnsburg, IL in an estimated total amount of $46,370.00.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2019 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the purchase of the Freedom Technologies R8100 Communications system analyzer from Freedom Communications Technologies, Johnsburg, Illinois, in an estimated total amount of $46,370.
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Joint resolution authorizing the purchase of the Freedom Technologies R8100 Communications system analyzer from Freedom Communications Technologies, Johnsburg, Illinois, in an estimated total amount of $46,370.

Staff Summary
* The Lake County Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) and partner agencies utilize the STARCOM radio network and other radio networks.
* Funding for the communications system analyzer is provided by ETSB's collection of 9-1-1 fees.
* Pursuant to Article 10-101 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, Cooperative Purchasing, Lake County may participate in a cooperative purchasing agreement for the procurement of goods with one or more public procurement units in accordance with an agreement entered between the participants.
* ETSB identified a cooperative purchasing contract with Freedom Communication Technologies through National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) to procure the equipment that was competitively solicited and awarded.
* Maintenance of radios that access and communicate on the STARCOM radio network is required to ensure effective delivery of emergency calls to first responders.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, ETSB has a need to support required radio maintenance for its supported agencies; and

WHEREAS, funding for the Communications system analyzer is provided by ETSB's collection of 911 fees; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 10-101 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, Cooperative Purchasing, Lake County may participate in a cooperative purchasing agreement for the procurement of goods with one or more public procurement units in accordance with an agreement entered between the participants; and

WHEREAS, ETSB identified a cooperative purchasing contract with Freedom Communication Technologies of Johnsburg, Illinois, through NASPO to procure the software that was competitively solicited and awarded.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Purchasing...

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