07-0258R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH INNOVATIVE HOME THEATER CONCEPTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF MULTI-MEDIA CONTROL EQUIPMENT FOR CITY CENTER WEST POLICE STATION EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $32,989.73.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Innovative Home Theater Concepts for the purchase, delivery and installation of multi-media control equipment, including the Crestron media processing module, multi-media presentation system, receivers and control processors, and related equipment for the City Center West police station, in accordance with the city architect’s specifications and the quote of $30,976.27 plus sales tax of $2,013.46, for a total amount of $32,989.73, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Capital Improvements Fund 450, Department/Agency 030, Object 5530, Project CP2006-OT650. This purchase also includes wiring, system programming, training, finishing and configuration services.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the Phase II purchase, delivery and installation of multi-media control equipment at the City Center West Duluth Police Station’s Emergency Operations Center from Innovative Home Theater Concepts for an estimated $32,989.73, payable from the capital improvements fund. On January 11, 2007, the city awarded a contract (Purchase Order No. 07-0120) to Innovative Home Theater Concepts as the low bidder for television monitors, projection devices, and Elmo equipment in the auditor’s renovation project. This award was made knowing that the city did not have the sound or controlling hardware designed or specified at the time. As Innovative Home Theater Concepts was the low bidder of the previous equipment, the city now needs continuity in completing the design for equipment and control hardware to be compatible with the equipment purchased earlier. Innovative Home Theater Concepts is located in Duluth, Minnesota. Requisition 07-0332