Staff recommends approval of the second amendment with Atlantic.Net, Inc. to extend the existing contract through September 30, 2009.
Atlantic.net, Inc. provides fractional high speed Internet access to the Communications Division. This access is resold by Communications to our commercial Internet/broadband customers. The City originally contracted with Atlantic.net, Inc. in December 2004 for a three-year period. The original agreement provides the City the option to extend the agreement for an undefined number of additional one year periods. This second amendment will extend the contract through September 30, 2009 coinciding with the end of our fiscal year.
Extension of this contract will allow for uninterrupted internet service to our customers. The City has received excellent service, dependability, and competitive pricing from Atlantic.Net, Inc. and would like to continue its relationship with this vendor.
1. Authorize execution of the second amendment with Atlantic.Net, Inc.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Funds for internet services are budgeted on an annual basis in the Communication Division of Information Technology. The proposed budget for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2009 is $20,020.45.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AN ORIGINAL AGREEMENT WITH ATLANTIC.NET, INC. FOR FRACTIONAL DS-3 INTERNET ACCESS FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AS NEEDED; 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 a second amendment to an original agreement executed on November 22, 2004 with ATLANTIC.NET, INC. whose address is 2815 NW 13TH Street, Suite 201, Gainesville, Florida 32609, for providing fractional DS-3 internet access pursuant to original request for proposal to RFP-04-19.
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 __8th___ day of _June__ 2009.