Staff recommends approval of the amended agreement with Online Utility Exchange for credit checks on new residential utility customers.
On December 17, 2007 the City Commission authorized staff to allow new residential utility customers to consent to a telephone credit check at the applicant’s expense. The contract is amended to include recent requirements adopted by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to protect the confidentiality and integrity of personal consumer information.
1. Approve the agreement with Online Utility Exchange; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
No fiscal impact.
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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 AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH ONLINE INFORMATION SERVICES, INC. DBA ONLINE UTILITY EXCHANGE TO PROVIDE CREDIT CHECKS FOR NEW RESIDENTIAL UTILITY CUSTOMERS; 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 amended agreement with Online Information Services, Inc. d/b/a Online Utility Exchange whose address is 202 W. Fire Tower Road, Winterville, NC 28590, to provide credit checks on new residential utility customers.
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 __14th___ day of __April__ 2008.