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File #: 21-5420    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Financial Authorization Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of a sole source exemption from the competitive bid requirements to Findaway World, LLC in the amount of $94,000 for texts with pre-loaded content published for Wonderbook the read-along by Playaway for the County Public Library for the period of October 12, 2021 - February 28, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 21-5420 sole source exemption Findaway World, LLC.pdf
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Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official:

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Financial Authorization

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

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a sole source exemption from the competitive bid requirements to Findaway World, LLC in the amount of $94,000 for texts with pre-loaded content published for Wonderbook the read-along by Playaway for the County Public Library for the period of October 12, 2021 - February 28, 2023.
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Background and Discussion:

This is a sole source request that would allow purchasing of "Wonderbooks" which are books with a built in reader.


Expected Impact:

The approval of this purchase request will allow the public to access these valuable early literacy tools.


Alternative Options: None



Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
X Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any):
Date
Agenda Item #
Action Taken
4/27/21

$200,000 from rollover allocated for spending on early literacy materials.


Location:
Address (if applicable):
Precinct(s): Countywide


Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Library Collections
FY 21-22
Estimates



FY 22
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
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Non-Labor Expenditures
94,000
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Total Incremental Expenditures
94,000
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Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund, Debt or CP, Grants, or Other - Please Specify)
Existing
Budget
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200,000
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200,000
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Total Current Budget
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-
Additional Budget Requested
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-
-

-
-
-
-

-
-
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Total Additional Budget Requested
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Total Funding Sources
200,000
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Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)
Current Position Count for Service
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Additional Positions Requested
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Total Personnel
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Anticipated Imple...

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