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File #: 22-4442    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval of a renewal option with Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary) and Midwest Tape, LLC (Secondary) for spoken word audiobooks, videos and associated services for the Public Library through July 31, 2023 at a cost of $745,174 (190096).
Attachments: 1. 22-4442 Renewal- Multiple Vendors
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 190096
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary); Midwest Tape, LLC (Secondary)

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a renewal option with Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary) and Midwest Tape, LLC (Secondary) for spoken word audiobooks, videos and associated services for the Public Library through July 31, 2023 at a cost of $745,174 (190096).
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Background and Discussion:
This is a renewal for term contract Job. No. 19/0096, Provide Spoken Word Audiobooks, Videos, and Associated Services for Harris County Public Library. The original term contract award was approved in Commissioners' Court. The Harris County Public Library (HCPL) utilizes this term contract for purchasing audiobooks, videos, other library materials, and associated services.

Expected Impact:
The approval of this renewal allows HCPL personnel to continue buying library materials at best possible prices for the County.

Alternative Options:
Other vendors exist but they were evaluated through the RFP process and this option is the cheapest for the County. The library must buy current books and materials to meet County needs.

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
7/30/19

Award
6/9/20

1st Renewal
7/20/21
294
2nd Renewal

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

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