Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF A CONTRACT WITH PHOENIX GRAPHICS FOR PRINTING OF ELECTION SUPPLIES AND PRINTED MATERIALS FOR USE IN THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS (2019-2020)

WHEREAS, Resolution 155 of 2016 awarded a bid to Phoenix Graphics for printing of Election Supplies and Printing Materials for use in the Board of Elections for the period April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 78 of 2017 and Resolution 76 of 2018 authorized an extensions of said contract with Phoenix Graphics for Printing of Election Supplies and Printed Materials for use in the Board of Elections Office through March 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, due to new State legislation, the Primary Election will be held on June 25, 2019; and

WHEREAS, due to this extraordinary step by the State Legislature resulting in a shortened preparation time, the Commissioners of the Board of Elections recommend extending said contract with Phoenix Graphics for an additional year under the same terms and conditions as being in the best interest of the County;

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Board of Elections Commissioners and Committee on Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign an extension of a contract between Fulton County and Phoenix Graphics for Election Supplies and Printed Materials for use in the Board of Elections, effective April 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020, at an estimated cost of $31,875.24 (unit pricing); and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this additional extension is justified this instance only to address the shortened Primary Election preparation time and the Board of Elections shall return to the typical bidding sequence for Election Supplies and Printing Materials for the next annual election cycle;

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract extension be subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Board of Election Commissioners, Phoenix Graphics, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 16 Nays: 0 Absent: 4 (Supervisors Breh, Lauria, Rice and Waldron)

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