Resolution No. 241

Supervisors BREH and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH APCO FOR COORDINATION AND LICENSING OF FREQUENCIES RELATED TO THE VHF ANALOG SIMULCAST SYSTEM PROJECT (CIVIL DEFENSE, 2018 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, Resolution 181 of 2017 accepted a Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant for the Civil Defense Department/Fire Coordinator in the amount of $437,407.00 for Phase I of the VHF Analog Simulcast Public Safety Radio System Upgrade; and

WHEREAS, Phase I work tasks for said project include frequency coordination and frequency licensing for the new systems that will be installed to improve VHF Radio broadcasting; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator recommends a contract with APCO for Frequency Coordination and Licensing for five (5) Tower sites for County use at a cost not-to-exceed $8,250.00; and

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator be and hereby is authorized to contract with APCO for Frequency Coordination and Licensing of Frequencies at five (5) Tower Sites with Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant funds, in an amount not to exceed $8,250.00; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2018 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended, as follows:

Revenue Account:
Increase H.3640.3020-3397.0920- REV- State Aid -VHF Analog Simulcast System $8,250.00

Appropriation Account:
Increase H.3640.3020-2100.0920 - EXP - VHF Analog Simulcast System $8,250.00
and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator 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, APCO, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 437 (17) Nays: 0 Absent: 114 (3) (Supervisors Waldron, Wilson and Young)