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File #: 21-1785    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Approved
File created: 9/12/2021 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 10/13/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year service price agreement for annual licensing, maintenance, and training for an emergency priority dispatch software system for the Fire-Rescue Department - Medical Priority Consultants, Inc. dba Priority Dispatch Corp., sole source - Estimated amount of $110,091 - Financing: General Fund
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: October 13, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a three-year service price agreement for annual licensing, maintenance, and training for an emergency priority dispatch software system for the Fire-Rescue Department - Medical Priority Consultants, Inc. dba Priority Dispatch Corp., sole source - Estimated amount of $110,091 - Financing: General Fund

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BACKGROUND

This action does not encumber funds; the purpose of a service price agreement is to establish firm pricing for services, for a specific term, which are ordered on an as needed basis according to annual budgetary appropriations. The estimated amount is intended as guidance rather than a cap on spending under the agreement, so that actual need combined with the amount budgeted will determine the amount spent under this agreement.

The service price agreement will provide annual licensing, maintenance, and training for an emergency priority dispatch software system for the Fire-Rescue Department. The licenses enabled the Fire-Rescue Department to integrate an emergency priority dispatch system with the current computer aided dispatch system to enhance deployment of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) resources in a more effective and efficient manner. This software provides scripted protocol for Fire-Rescue Department dispatchers to identify the appropriate severity level of the medical emergency of the patient and to ensure the appropriate number of responders and resources are deployed on emergency medical calls. These efficiencies have resulted in improved response time to high priority EMS calls for service via the 9-1-1 system.

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