AGENDA MEMORANDUM

Date:                           April 14, 2008

 

From:                          Jerry Boop, CPA, CGFO, Finance Director   

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an amendment to the Agreement with Online Utility Exchange for Credit Checks on New Utility Customers

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the amended agreement with Online Utility Exchange for credit checks on new residential utility customers.

 

Analysis:

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.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the agreement with Online Utility Exchange; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

No fiscal impact.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    4/9/2008 6:28 PM____

 

Department: ______________________

Prepared by:  ______________________                     

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Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head _JB_____

 

Finance  Dept. ___________JB_____                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. ____________

 

Project No. _____________

 

WF No. ________________

 

Budget  ________________

 

Available _ ______________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

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.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk