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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve the Master Service Agreement and Statement of Work with Altamira Consulting for Geographic Information System (GIS) Synergy Software Maintenance and Support (Business Services Division)
This agenda item provides software maintenance, support, and services for the Synergy software used to support the Growth Management and Planning Department and the Student Planning and Placement Department.  This software is used for school boundary planning and maps, student data geocoding, and the district school locator application.  Altamira Consulting is currently the sole source provider of services and support for the Synergy Suite products previously supported by Advanced Andean Solutions.  Altamira Consulting will work directly with Information Technology staff for this support.

Altamira Consulting is designated as the sole source provider for this software maintenance and support. Therefore, this purchase is exempt from requesting competitive solicitations by the Florida Department of Education 6A-1.012(12)(d) Purchasing Policies.

All Strategic Objectives
Funds in the amount of $44,500.00 will be available in the Information Technology budget. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 9999. As of Friday, December 16, 2016, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $44,500.00. This is an annual expense that is included in the Information Technology budget.
Web Applications and Data Analytics Information Technology staff monitors and reviews Altamira Consulting's performance through status reports, discussions during meetings, and project plan reviews.
SUBMITTED BY:  Corey A. Murphy, General Manager, Procurement Services
Rick Laneau, General Manager, Information Technology
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.23
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170117_805 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.23