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File #: 18-0260    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/6/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 810 with LexisNexis to provide public and commercial database searches and on-line jury instructions with a term of April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2023, in the amount of $152,305 for the five-year period. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - LexisNexisAgreement No. 810, 2. Executed LexisNexisAgreement No. 810
Related files: 12-1504, 18-0888

Title

District Attorney recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 810 with LexisNexis to provide public and commercial database searches and on-line jury instructions with a term of April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2023, in the amount of $152,305 for the five-year period. 

 

FUNDING:  General Fund.

Title

DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

District Attorney’s Office recommends the Board approve this agreement as LexisNexis is an essential tool allowing prosecutors in the District Attornye's Office to conduct in-depth case law research, including prior case histories, rulings and statutes with relevant case law.  The District Attorney's Office has been using LexisNexis since April of 2006 and the current contract expires on March 31, 2018.  In addition to this service, the District Attorney’s Office will also be utilizing on-line jury instructions that will provide attorneys with up-to-date instructions to utilize for jury trials. 

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

This is an amendment to Legacy Contract No. 425-S1311.

 

ALTERNATIVES

N/A

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

N/A

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

Approve as recommended.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

There is no change to net county cost. This item is budgeted on an annual basis in the Department's budget. The following is a breakdown of costs per year:

 

April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019:  $29,220.00

April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020:  $30,096.00

April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021:  $30,996.00

April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022:  $30,996,00

April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023:  $30,996.00_ 

                                  Total:          $152,304.00

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

1. The Board Chair to sign one original agreement and return to the District Attorney's Office, Attention: Nancy

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Public Safety

 

CONTACT

Nancy Anderson