Meeting Date:           March 12, 2007


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Purchase Requisition #37867 to Coleman Technologies for Computer Network Switch Hardware Equipment for the Information Technology Department.



Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #37867 to Coleman Technologies for  computer network switch hardware for $54,098.70.



The purchase of this computer network switch hardware is required to complete the network installation at the new Leesburg Public Library Building.  This purchase is for wired network installation.  This equipment will be used by City employees in their connection to the City network and Intranet as well as  provide access to the Internet for public computers.


This purchase is being made using the State of Florida technology contract #250-000-03-1 for connectivity hardware.  Quotes were solicited from three Cisco Systems authorized resellers.  Coleman Technologies provided the lowest price on the requested items.  A consolidated quotation tabulation sheet is attached for your review. 




1.  Approve the purchase to Coleman Technologies for  $54,098.70, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Bond proceeds are the revenue source for $17,350.70 and general government current revenues are the source for $36,748.00 for a total purchase price of $54,098.70.  The funds for this purchase are available in the Library and Information Technology accounts as shown below.



Submission Date and Time:    3/8/2007 12:56 PM3/7/2007 9:17 AM____


Department: _Information Technology__

Prepared by:  _Mike Thornton_________                     

Attachments:         Yes__X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No __X_



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. __________________                                     


Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ______RS_____________


Account No. _031-7111-571.62-10_




Project No. ___310071___________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ______$2,725,275.00________

                           $   247,500.00               .

                           $   380,700.00               .                     


Available _____$    93,644.74_______

                             87,539.56             .             

                           $  101,402.61             .