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File #: 22-5442    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Purchase Order Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of a State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Cooperative Contract purchase on the basis of only quote from Comprehensive Communication Services, LLC in the amount of $279,248 for 9-1-1 response system for the Sheriff's Office for the period of September 13, 2022 - September 12, 2023 with four (4) one-year renewal options.
Attachments: 1. 22-5442 Approval of Purchase- Comprehensive Communication Services, LLC
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Purchase Order

Project ID (if applicable): N/a
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Comprehensive Communication Services, LLC

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: 0% - Non-Divisible

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Cooperative Contract purchase on the basis of only quote from Comprehensive Communication Services, LLC in the amount of $279,248 for 9-1-1 response system for the Sheriff's Office for the period of September 13, 2022 - September 12, 2023 with four (4) one-year renewal options.
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Background and Discussion:

Reverse 911 is a necessary public safety service that allows governmental agencies to communicate with the community during an emergency. Reverse 911 provides the county the functionality to send text messages and phone calls to cell phones and landlines within the county's jurisdiction, and to County staff members.

Since September 2009, the Sheriff has partnered with the Greater Harris County 911 to provide reverse 911 service through the vendor Motorola. Motorola has sunset the application Greater Harris County 911 utilized and the organization has decided to discontinue the partnership, resulting in a need for the Sheriff to purchase a new reverse 911 system for the County's 911 call center.

Expected Impact:

The Rave Smart911 service is compatible with all governmental agency partners within the Sheriff's jurisdiction, due to a school system panic button which requires the Sheriff's 911 call center to have the same system in order to receive the alert.

Rave Smart911 will support the County priority outcomes of supporting victims in dangerous situations, reducing unnecessary exposure to the criminal justi...

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