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File #: 18-1612    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2018 In control: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Communications System and Services Agreement
Strategic Framework: Core Roles - Protect vulnerable populations, Core Roles - Provide for and maintain infrastructure
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Radio System Replacement Project RFP, 3. RFP Attachment H Pricing Workbook, 4. RFP Attachment G, 5. RFP Addendum 1, 6. RFP Addendum 2, 7. RFP Addendum 3, 8. Motorola Solutions RFP Response, 9. Motorola Solutions Communications System and Services Agreement
To: Board of Supervisors

From: County Administrative Office

Agenda Section: Consent

Motorola Solutions, Inc. Communications System and Services Agreement

That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve the selection of Motorola Solutions, Inc. as the entity to provide, install and test radio infrastructure equipment and software necessary to complete the Humboldt County Radio System Replacement Project;
2. Approve, and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute, the attached communications system and services agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc.;
3. Authorize the County Administrative Officer, or a designee thereof, to execute any and all amendments and/or change orders to the attached communications system and services agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
4. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) fully executed original copies of the attached communications systems and services agreement to the County Administrative Office for further processing.

General Fund

The county currently operates an analog, very high frequency (VHF), conventional radio system dispersed amongst seven (7) remote sites throughout the county, and accessed through a control station located on Mt. Pierce. The Mt. Pierce site is connected to the main dispatch point at the county courthouse via a 6GHz microwave link. The system consists of a number of standalone VHF repeaters serving the county's Sheriff's Office, Public Works, Department of Health and Human Services, Probation and District Attorney, Humboldt County Fire departments and county schools, as well as additional non-simulcast tactical low-band VHF channels for the county Office of Emergency Services. The system has undergone the narrowbanding process and is seeing a reduced level of service, particularly with in-buildi...

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