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File #: O-083-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 2/5/2019 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action: 2/19/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a five-year agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc.; authorizing the Law Enforcement Trust Fund expenditure of an amount not to exceed $269,720 for the first year and $349,920 from the general fund for each of the remaining four years subject to future appropriations; waiving the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 2/12/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 2/19/2019
Label
Axon Taser Five Year Agreement
Toledo Police Department
Lt. James Brown (x3203)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a five-year agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc.; authorizing the Law Enforcement Trust Fund expenditure of an amount not to exceed $269,720 for the first year and $349,920 from the general fund for each of the remaining four years subject to future appropriations; waiving the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for a five-year agreement for the Taser 7 (CEW) Conducted Energy Weapon. This contract will enable the department to reliably budget for the total costs related to Tasers. The contract covers the costs of the Taser, holster, batteries, data storage, inventory management, maintenance, cartridges, and training for five years. There is significant cost savings to the City of Toledo over the life of this agreement. Axon is the sole source manufacturer of Taser products.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the Mayor is authorized to enter into a five-year agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the Taser 7 Conducted Energy Weapon.

SECTION 2. That the amount not to exceed $269,720 is authorized for expenditure from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund Account Code 2090-52000-3T32302STDSLC for year one of this agreement. That the amount not to exceed $1,399,680 is authorized for expenditure from the General Fund Account Code 1001-52000-3381002STDSTD for the remaining four years of this agreement paid in annual installments of $349,920; subject to future appropriations.

SECTION 3. That this council finds it in the best interest of the city to waive the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187 for the reason that Axon Enterprises Inc. is the sole-source provider for the Taser 7.
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