Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH FIRSTLIGHT FOR CERTAIN DATA AND VOICE SERVICES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT)

WHEREAS, the Information Technology Director wishes to replace existing circuits for data and voice services in various county buildings when the current contract for such service ends December 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, FirstLight Corporation already has appropriate fiber-optic cable coming into County Complex II to serve an existing NYS connection to the Public Health Department and will be installing additional fiber-optic lines to service the Solid Waste Department facilities in the coming months; and

WHEREAS, the Information Technology Director recommends a three (3) year contract with FirstLight Corporation for data and voice services, at the following cost:

Equipment Location Monthly Cost
Data Circuits 2714 State Hwy. 29 $500.00
Data Circuits 4 Daisy Lane 500.00
Date Circuits 847 Mud Road 500.00
Voice Circuits 2714 State Hwy. 29 540.00
Voice Circuits 4 Daisy Lane 400.00
Voice Circuits 57 E. Fulton Street 400.00
Voice Circuits 223 W. Main Street 400.00
Voice Circuits 847 Mud Road 400.00
Additional Federal Costs and Fees  261.00
  Total Per Month: $3,901.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committee on Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Information Technology Department and FirstLight Corporation of Albany, NY, effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, at a cost of $3,901.00 per month, said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney;

and, be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Information Technology Director do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Information Technology Director, FirstLight Corporation, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor HOWARD and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Potter)

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