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File #: 21-4634    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Commercial Paper Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/3/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of commercial paper funding for Universal Services for the AFIS Replacement project in the additional amount of $500,000 for a total CP funding of $2,900,000.
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Department: Management and Budget

Department Head/Elected Official: David Berry, County Administrator


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Commercial Paper

Project ID (if applicable): NI031
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of commercial paper funding for Universal Services for the AFIS Replacement project in the additional amount of $500,000 for a total CP funding of $2,900,000.
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Background and Discussion:
Commercial Paper A-1 is used to (1) pay contractual obligations incurred or to be incurred for the construction of and the purchase of fixtures, equipment and machinery for or in connection with the County's criminal and civil justice centers, the County's firefighter training facility, (2) pay contractual obligations incurred or to be incurred for the purchase of automobiles and other vehicles, equipment and machinery, including computers, materials and supplies for the operations of the County precincts and departments and other authorized needs and purposes including services provided by engineers, architects, attorneys, auditors, financial advisors.

Commercial Paper is being requested for the Radio AFIS Replacement project and is expected to be repaid within the next three fiscal years either through bonds, budgetary means or pay-as-you-go sources.

HB 1869 compliance. Confirmed by: Michael James, Assistant County Attorney, August 25, 2021.

Expected Impact:
The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) is a biometric identification system used by law enforcement (LE) across Harris County. This project would update backend (server) components of the HC Sheriff's Department AFIS System with the latest software technology. This will provide better capabilities and improved effectiveness.


Alternative Options:
No alternatives have been identified for this project.



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