Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/3/2020 - 6:30 PM
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of an Agreement with the City of Springfield for Telecommunications Services
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File Attachment:
District 186 Ethernet Contract 2020 2.pdf
Summary: City Water, Light and Power provides network connectivity service for the District through their fiber optic network. The prior five year contract expired on June 30, 2019, and the District is currently in a one-year extension through June 30, 2020. The city has agreed to another one-year extension at a cost of $107,100 before taxes. The District is reimbursed 90% of this cost through e-rate.
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Resolution: WHEREAS, the City of Springfield has developed and maintained a fiber optic network; and

WHEREAS, the District has interconnected its facilities via such fiber optic network and has benefited from the purchase of installation and maintenance services from the City; and

WHEREAS, the parties desire to renew such telecommunications services for a term of one year;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Superintendent and Director of Business Services are hereby authorized and directed to enter into a telecommunications service agreement with the City of Springfield whereby the District will pay the City $107,100 for connection to the City’s fiber optic network, starting July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Nathan Fretz - Director
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent