Staff recommends acceptance of the Service and Equipment Agreement with Embarq for $26,023.20 annually.
The City’s existing agreement with Embarq for local phone lines and local toll area calling has expired. Embarq and City of Leesburg Information Technology staff have worked out a new bundle of phone services that will result in an annual savings of $4,680. This new bundle of phone services will provide all current functionality. It will also expand the existing number of Direct Inward Dialing phone numbers available by seventy-five and expand local toll area to include Clermont, Ocala, and Gainesville.
1. Accept the Service and Equipment Agreement from Embarq.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The fiscal impact of this agreement is a savings of $4,680 per year.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH EMBARQ FOR PHONE LINE AND LOCAL LONG DISTANCE SERVICES; 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 an agreement with EMBARQ FLORIDA INC. whose address is __900 Springmill Road, Mailstop: OHMANJ0101, Mansfield, OH 44906___, for local phone lines and local toll area calling, State of Florida contract number 07WPE74ML5Y .
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 _13th__ day of _AUGUST 2007.