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File #: 21-0382    Version: 2
Type: Consent - Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Authorize purchase of fire station alerting system from US Digital Designs, Inc.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. USDD Fire Station Alerting System Purchase Contract, 3. USDD New System Warranty
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Rick Otto, City Manager

FROM: Sean deMetropolis, Fire Chief


1. SUBJECT
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Authorize purchase of fire station alerting system from US Digital Designs, Inc.
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2. SUMMARY
The Fire Department is seeking to purchase the Phoenix G2 alerting platform from US Digital Designs, Inc. for the new Fire Headquarters and Station 1. This alerting platform will allow Fire Department personnel to more rapidly and efficiently respond to emergency incidents by providing upgraded alerting options including individualized tones and lighting systems.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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Approve the purchase of the Phoenix G2 station alerting system in an amount not to exceed $130,000, from US Digital Designs, Inc.; and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the purchase contract on behalf of the City.

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4. FISCAL IMPACT
Goal 1: Provide for a safe community
a: Provide staffing and resources to deliver services that ensure public safety.
Goal 4: Provide outstanding public service
b: Provide facilities and services to meet customer expectations.
5. STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Goal 1: Provide for a safe community
a: Provide staffing and resources to deliver services that ensure public safety.
Goal 4: Provide outstanding public service
b: Provide facilities and services to meet customer expectations.
6. DISCUSSION AND BACKGROUND
The Fire Department is seeking to purchase the Phoenix G2 fire station alerting system for the new Fire Headquarters and Station 1 from US Digital Designs, Inc. (USDD). This system will allow Fire Department personnel to more rapidly and efficiently respond to emergency incidents by providing upgraded alerting options, including individualized tones and lighting options throughout the facility. The USDD fire station alerting system will allow each speaker, room, and light to be individually programmed to allow the firefighters in the station to receive emergency incid...

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