Meeting Date:           March 26, 2007


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Purchase Requisition #37879 for the Purchase of 25 Computer Workstations for the New Public Library




Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the purchase from Dell Computers  forComputers for $29,126.25.



The Leesburg Public Library is requesting the purchase of 25 new computer workstations with monitors to be installed in the new Library.  The workstations being purchased will be part of the County Library System and will be used by the patrons of the library for accessing the internet, training classes, and the on-line catalogue.


Dell Computers are being purchased in order to meet standardization requirements with the County Library System.  The computer specifications were provided by the Lake County Library System.  Dell Computers provided a price quote based on the State of Florida contract number #250-000-03-1 for Information Technology Hardware.  The delivered price of each complete workstation is $1,165.05.  The price quotation is attached for your review. 


The Purchasing Division has reviewed the purchase request and the  use of the State of Florida contract noted.  The State of Florida contract is available for use by the City. 



1.  Approve purchase requisition 37879 to Dell Computers for $29,126.25, or; 

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Funds are currently available in the Library Services Machinery & Equipment account as noted.  The City of Leesburg will be reimbursed 100% for this purchase from County Impact Fees. 





Submission Date and Time:    3/21/2007 4:26 PM3/20/2007 2:57 PM3/20/2007 2:55 PM____



Department: __Library Services________

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. _____wp_____________                                     


Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager _______RS____________


Account No. __001-7111-571.64-10_


Project No. ___NA______________


WF No. ______NA______________


Budget  ______$691,387.00_______


Available _____$  56,838.32_______