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File #: 22-5318    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Renewal Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of a renewal option with Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary) and Brodart Co (Secondary) to provide library books, materials and associated services for the County Public Library for the period of October 29, 2022 - October 28, 2023, at a cost of $1,684,000 (190214).
Attachments: 1. 22-5318 Renewal Job No. 190214 Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary) ; Brodart Co (Secondary)
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Renewal

Project ID (if applicable): 190214
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Baker & Taylor, LLC (Primary); Brodart Co (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 Brodart Co (Secondary) to provide library books, materials and associated services for the County Public Library for the period of October 29, 2022 - October 28, 2023, at a cost of $1,684,000 (190214).
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Background and Discussion:
This is a renewal for term contract Job. No. 190214-A, Provide Library Books, Materials, and Associated Services for Harris County. The original term contract award was approved in Commissioners' Court. The Harris County Public Library (HCPL) utilizes this term contract for purchasing books, audiobooks, 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
10/29/19

Award
9/29/20

1st Renewa1
10/26/21
234
2nd Renewal

Location: N/A
Address (if applicable): N/A
Precinct(s): Countywide

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name


SFY 22
FY 23
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