ADOPTED - JULY 26, 2005
Agenda Item No. 22
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
WHEREAS, Ingham County has received grant funds to develop the capacity to identify, prevent and respond to threats of terrorism and natural disasters; and
WHEREAS, the Homeland Security Grant Program Local Planning Team approved the purchase of an Emergency Event Notification System to initially serve the Health Department and eventually be available to other County departments; and
WHEREAS, the Purchasing Department issued an RFP; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department evaluated the eleven proposals submitted; and
WHEREAS, the three lowest cost proposals were given careful consideration, one of them was determined not to meet the requirements of the RFP; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the County purchase SmartMSG from Codespear, L.L.C.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the purchase of SmartMSG, an emergency event notification system, developed and marketed by Codespear, L.L.C.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board authorizes the use of up to $42,850 of 2004 Homeland Security grant funding to purchase the software, maintenance, set-up and first year calling capacity.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: Weatherwax-Grant Approved 7/18/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Thomas Approved 7/20/05