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File #: RS-21-113    Version: 1 Name: Replacement Mobile Data Terminals
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action: 8/10/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution authorizing the procurement of replacement mobile data terminals (MDT) for the Police Department from GTS Technology Solutions in an amount not to exceed $86,929.
Sponsors: Information Technology Department, Police Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Quote, 3. Certificate of Interested Parties, 4. Presentation
TITLE

Consider a memorandum/resolution authorizing the procurement of replacement mobile data terminals (MDT) for the Police Department from GTS Technology Solutions in an amount not to exceed $86,929.

SUMMARY

DATE: August 3, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Willie Resto, Executive Director of Information Technology

SUBJECT: Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) Replacements

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:
The Killeen Police Department has been using Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) for many years. The MDT has become a mission critical system for the police department in providing access to law enforcement systems for patrol officers as well as for automatic vehicle location. A recent Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) audit identified that several MDT’s running Windows 7 are not in compliance with Department of Public Safety security requirements and can no longer be used to access the state system.

Staff recommends equipping 25 patrol units with new Dell Windows 10 ruggedized tablets.

THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:
1. Authorize the purchase of equipment.
2. Do not authorize the purchase of the equipment.

Which alternative is recommended? Why?
Authorize the purchase of 25 MDT’s from GTS Technology Solutions to replace non-compliant equipment.

CONFORMITY TO CITY POLICY:
The Information Technology Department is seeking approval to purchase MDT replacements from GTS Technology Solutions utilizing the Texas Department of Information Resources cooperative contracts TSO-3763 and CPO-4751. Purchases made through a cooperative contract are exempt from the competitive bidding process as stated in Texas Local Government Code (TLGC) section 271.102, subchapter F; a local government that purchases goods or services under this subchapter satisfies any state law requiring the local government to seek...

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