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File #: RS-21-073    Version: 1 Name: Fire Incident RMS Software
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution to amend the ESO Solutions agreement for Fire RMS software in an amount not to exceed $31,895 for Fiscal Year 21.
Sponsors: Fire Department, Information Technology Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Master Agreement, 3. Agreement Addendum, 4. Quote, 5. Single Source, 6. Presentation, 7. Certificate of Interested Parties
TITLE

Consider a memorandum/resolution to amend the ESO Solutions agreement for Fire RMS software in an amount not to exceed $31,895 for Fiscal Year 21.

SUMMARY

DATE: June 1, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Jim Kubinski, Fire Chief

SUBJECT: Amendment to the ESO Master Agreement to include Fire Reporting


BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

The National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) was developed in 1973 and has two objectives: to help state and local governments develop fire reporting and analysis capability for their own use, and to obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess, and subsequently combat, the fire problem at a national level.

Historically the Killeen Fire Department has used Zoll Fire Report Management System (RMS) to submit our NFIRS and medical reports. On October 6, 2017 the KFD officially transitioned from Zoll to ESO’s software to submit reports for medical calls due to the customization capabilities, ease of using the program, and uniformity with local hospitals and other local EMS providers who also use ESO Solutions. The Zoll Fire RMS has become incompatible with fire department needs. ESO Solutions is a single source provider of Fire RMS software compatible with ESO’s EMS/Medical RMS software. The KFD recommends amending the original agreement with ESO Solutions (approved by City Council in September 2017 through CCMR 17-109) to add the Fire RMS software to the current Master Subscription and License Agreement. The KFD has found the ESO software to be the fire department’s best option for collecting, sharing, reporting, and analyzing EMS, fire, and arson investigation reports and improving continuity between the EMS, fire, and arson reports systems. By moving entirely to ESO Solutions, the KFD will save time, improve accuracy, and simplify the reporting process. Additionally, the KFD also feels that ...

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