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File #: 15-1353    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/5/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/7/2017 Final action: 11/7/2017
Title: Library Department recommending the Board: 1) Accept an award of $15,000 in grant funds from the California State Library for the purchase of equipment and construction costs at the Georgetown Library for the California Public Library Broadband Project; 2) Authorize the Chair to sign Request for Payment requesting the full amount of the grant, as administered by the Southern California Library Cooperative; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Budget Transfer appropriating a total of $15,000 in grant funds and associated expenses. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: State Grant.
Attachments: 1. 6A - GT Equipment Grant Application 11-7-17, 2. 6B - Award letter 11-7-17, 3. 6C - Request Payment GT 11-7-17, 4. 6D - Budget Transfer 11-7-17, 5. Executed Request for Payment, 6. Executed Budget Transfer, 7. 5A - Blue Route.Amendment II 2-28-17, 8. 5B - Amendment II Agmt #345-S1611 2-28-17, 9. Executed Amendment II to 345-S1611 2-28-17, 10. 4A - Branch Connection Applic 11-15-16, 11. 4B - Award Letter 11-15-16, 12. 4C - Request for Payment SCLC 11-15-16, 13. 4D - NorthNet Claim Form 11-15-16, 14. 4E - Budget Transfer 11-15-16, 15. Executed Request for Payment 11-15-16, 16. 3A - Approved Blue Route - 345-S1611-AMD I 10-25-16, 17. 3B - 345-S1611 AMD I 10-25-16, 18. Executed Amendment to 345-S1611 (10-25-16), 19. 2A - Approved Blue Route 468-F1611 5-17-16, 20. 2B - Agrmt 468-F1611 5-17-16, 21. 2C - State Library Award Letter 5-17-16, 22. 2D - Library Director Memorandum 5-17-16, 23. Executed Agreement 468-F1611 (5-17-16), 24. A - Blue Route Califa 2-23-16, 25. B - Agmt 345-S1611 2-23-16, 26. C - Current Design 2-23-16, 27. D - Proposed CENIC Design 2-23-16, 28. Executed Agreement 345-S1611 (2-23-16)
Related files: 21-0479
Title
Library Department recommending the Board:
1) Accept an award of $15,000 in grant funds from the California State Library for the purchase of equipment and construction costs at the Georgetown Library for the California Public Library Broadband Project;
2) Authorize the Chair to sign Request for Payment requesting the full amount of the grant, as administered by the Southern California Library Cooperative; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Budget Transfer appropriating a total of $15,000 in grant funds and associated expenses. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: State Grant.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Library Department recommending the Board accept the grant for $15,000 from the California State Library to purchase a power supply, to pay the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) fee for router, and for costs associated with converting a closet into a computer room at the Georgetown Library.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On February 23, 2016, the Board approved Agreement #345-S1611 with Califa Group to connect all six libraries to the education network CalREN, managed by CENIC as part of the state-subsidized, high-speed broadband program entitled the California Public Library Broadband Project.

On May 17, 2016, the Board accepted a $30,000 grant from the State Library for networking equipment and approved Agreement # 468-F1611 with Southern California Library Cooperative for the purchase of Cisco routers and firewalls. The actual cost of the equipment was $35,389, and the Library reported that the additional cost would be absorbed by one-time salary savings.

On October 25, 2016, the Board approved Amendment I to Agreement 345-S1611 with Califa Group to provide a no cost circuit at the Placerville Library and to drop the Georgetown circuit due to the withdrawal of the Comcast bid.

On November 15, 2016, the Board accepted a $60,000 grant award from the State Library to allow the Library to purcha...

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