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File #: 20-0529   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/30/2020
Title: Authorize the Issuance of a Blanket Purchase Order to Verizon Wireless for Cellular Wireless Service and Related Equipment, and Modify a Blanket Purchase Order with Verizon Wireless for Cellular Wireless Service and Related Equipment (F20-169)
Attachments: 1. Draft Blanket Purchase Order, 2. Draft Change Order to Blanket Purchase Order
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Authorize the Issuance of a Blanket Purchase Order to Verizon Wireless for Cellular Wireless Service and Related Equipment, and Modify a Blanket Purchase Order with Verizon Wireless for Cellular Wireless Service and Related Equipment (F20-169)

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to authorize the issuance of a three-year blanket purchase order to Verizon Wireless of Dallas, TX, for cellular wireless service and related equipment in a not-to-exceed amount of $720,000 beginning July 1.

Approval is also requested to amend an existing blanket purchase order with Verizon Wireless, for cellular wireless service and related equipment, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $80,000 for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $179,933 for services performed through June 30, 2020.

EXISTING POLICY
Pursuant to Section 2.08.040 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, City Council approval is required for the procurement of goods and/or services exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

Further, Sunnyvale Municipal Code section 2.08.220 (b) authorizes the Purchasing Officer to participate in a cooperative agreement for the procurement of goods and/or services publicly solicited by another governmental, public or quasi-public entity.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(a) as it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonable foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The City's wireless service program includes mobile broadband devices (MBBs, also referred to as data modems), smart phones, tablets, and cellular phones. In 2010, the City consolidated wireless carriers to Verizon Wireless to save costs and improve communications efficiency (RTC No. 10-241). The City's ongoing commitment to inves...

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