ADOPTED - MAY 10, 2005

Agenda Item No. 14

 

Introduced by the Judiciary and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF

ACS eJUROR MODULE

 

RESOLUTION #05-131

 

WHEREAS, Ingham County purchased ACS Juror for Windows in 2000; and

 

WHEREAS, ACS has produced an add on module to the Jury for Windows product called ACS eJuror; and

 

WHEREAS, with the use of the eJuror software, prospective jurors can use the Internet to easily request excusals, deferrals, or postponements of service at any time of the day or night; and

 

WHEREAS, this additional web based service will be able to save the County staff time, reduce postage costs, reduce the current high volume of telephone calls, and improve the prospective citizensí satisfaction with the jury process; and

 

WHEREAS, in the 2005 budget, $45,000 was approved in the CIP budget for the purchase of the eJuror software module.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorize a contract with ACS Government Systems, Juror Solutions Groups, for the eJuror module in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Board Chairperson and the County Clerk to sign any necessary contract documents as to form by the County Attorney.

 

JUDICIARY:Yeas:Holman, Weatherwax-Grant, Nolan, Swope, Schafer, Dougan

††††††††† Nays:None†††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:None††††††††††††† Approved 4/28/05

 

FINANCE:Yeas:Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan

††††††††† Nays:None††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:None†††††††††††††† Approved 5/4/05