AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           June 12, 2006

 

From:                          Kevin Cochrane, Communications Manager                                                  

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing Amendment Number 1 an amendment to an existing agreement with Atlantic.net to provide additional internet bandwidth.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

 

 

Staff recommends approval of Amendment No. 1an amendment t to the existing agreement with Atlantic.net to provide an additional 8 MB of wholesale internet bandwidth for the city’s City’s Internet Service Provider division of the Information Technology Department.

 

 

 

Analysis:

 

The City has an agreement in force with Atlantic.net to provide 8 MB of wholesale internet bandwidth for use by the City’s internet customers. The agreement was signed December 12, 2004on 12/13/2004  and authorized byas

 Resolution # 7259.  The number of broadband customers using the service has increased in the past 16 months, and additional bandwidth is required. Atlantic.net provided an optional price to increase the bandwidth at any time during the period the contract is in force [3 years from date of signing].

 

 

 

 

 

Options:

1.  Approve the Resolution, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

 

Fiscal Impact

The cost of adding an additional 8 MB of bandwidth is $950.00 per month. Funds are available in the ISP professional services budget. Since the original contract was signed, an additional 10.5 MB of bandwidth has been purchased by customers using the ISP network. This additional bandwidth has resulted in an increase in the City’s ISP revenue of $4,700 per month.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    6/12/2006 12:56 PM6/7/2006 2:59 PM6/2/2006 2:43 PM5/22/2006 7:28 AM5/20/2006 3:48 PM5/18/2006 9:42 AM____

 

Department: IT / Communications

Prepared by:  Kevin Cochrane                    

Attachments:         Yes  X   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes X  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ________RS___________

 

Account No. 045-5026-539-3110

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget   ____$128, 292.00_____

 

Available  ___79,276.00_____


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AMENDMENT NUMBER ONEAN AMENDMENT TO AN EXISTING DEDICATED CIRCUIT AGREEMENT  WITH ATLANTIC.NET, TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL 8 MB OF INTERNET BANDWIDTH, AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

            THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute Amendment Number One an amendment to the existing agreement  with ATLANTIC.NET,  whose address is 2815 NW 13TH Street, Suite 201, Gainesville, FL 32609 for an additional 8 MB of internet bandwidth.

 

             THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _12th____ day of ___June______ 2006

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk