Mayor and City Council Work Session
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 5:45pm to 6:00pm

Agenda

1. Agenda Items

A. Consideration of a bid recommendation for a City-wide Radio System

B. Consideration of a recommendation for purchase request for Lexipol Services - Laurel Police Department

Minutes

Work Session Agenda - Special - Monday, June 28, 2021 — 5:45 p.m. Zoom

Present: Craig A. Moe, Mayor; Valerie M.A. Nicholas, Council President; Keith R Sydnor, Councilmember; Michael R. Leszcz, Councilmember; Carl DeWalt, Councilmember; LouAnn Crook, City Administrator; Christian Pulley, Deputy City Administrator; Sara Green, Chief of Staff; Chief Russel Hamill; Kevin Frost, Director of Information Technology; Brian Lee, Director of Public Works; Joanne Barr, Director of Parks and Recreation; Robert Love, Director of Economic and Community Development; Bill Bailey, Assistant Director, Parks and Recreation; Joyce Jackson, Assistant Director of Communications; Michele Blair, Environmental Program Manager; Steve Allen. Fire Marshal; Larry Taub, City Solicitor and Kimberley Rau, Clerk.

1. Agenda Items

Consideration of a bid recommendation for a City-wide Radio System

Kevin Frost, Chief Information Officer, presented the bid recommendation for the General Government Radio System Upgrade, as outlined in a memorandum dated June 23, 2021. The General Government Radio System is used by all departments to conduct daily operations and serves as a backup to the police radio system. The new Motorola Mototrbo radio system will provide enhancements to the City's current system such as integrated GPS tracking, texting, emergency alerting and group calling. Funding is included in the Capital Improvement Program under City-wide Radio Project. It was recommended that the Mayor and City Council award the contract to Procomm Communications LLC of Jessup, Maryland for a total of $157,919.46 under the State of Maryland Radio Communications Contract. Council agreed to award at the Mayor and City Council Meeting starting at 6:00 p.m.

Consideration of a recommendation for purchase request for Lexipol Services - Laurel Police Department

Russell E. Hamill, Chief of Police, presented the recommendation to purchase Lexipol Services, as outlined in a memorandum dated June 23, 2021. The Laurel Police Department is

requesting to purchase the Lexipol Annual Law Enforcement Policy Manual & Daily Training Bulletins with Supplemental Publication Services with Procedures, to assist in updating, managing, and implementing the LPD General Order/Policy Manual. Funding for this purchase is included in the FY2021 Operating Budget. It was recommended the Mayor and City Council approve the purchase for a total amount of $44,934.55. Council agreed to award this purchase at the Mayor and City Council Meeting starting at 6:00 p.m.

There being no further business for the work session the meeting was adjourned at 5:55 p.m.

 

Kimberley A. Rau MMC

Clerk to the Council

 

Approved: September 13, 2021

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