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File #: 22-177    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2022 Departments: INFORMATION SERVICES
On agenda: 3/8/2022 Final action: 3/8/2022
Title: Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring $235,612 from the Project Development Unit in the County Manager's Office to the Information Services Department for acquiring and installing a Distributed Antenna System at the Regional Operations Center.
Attachments: 1. 20220308_atr_ROC Distributed Antenna System.docx
Special Notice / Hearing: None
Vote Required: Majority.

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Adam Ely, Interim Director, Project Development Unit
Michael Wentworth, Interim Chief Information Officer, Information Services Department

Subject: Measure K: Appropriation Transfer Request in the amount of $235,612 for acquiring and installing a distributed antenna system at the Regional Operations Center.


RECOMMENDATION:
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Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring $235,612 from the Project Development Unit in the County Manager's Office to the Information Services Department for acquiring and installing a Distributed Antenna System at the Regional Operations Center.
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BACKGROUND:
The Project Development Unit (PDU) and Information Services Department (ISD) are partnering to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) for acquiring and installing a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at the County's Regional Operations Center (ROC). The DAS solution is necessary to augment existing in-building coverage at the ROC to provide cellular coverage through at least 98% of the facility.

DISCUSSION:
The construction of the County of San Mateo Regional Operations Center was completed in October 2020. The facility was constructed to the highest seismic standards. It is a hub for public safety responders in the aftermath of a catastrophe or public emergency. County employees from Public Safety Communications, Department of Emergency Management, and Emergency Operations Center staff currently occupy the facility. Recent real estate development around the County Center Campus in Redwood City has negatively impacted cellular connectivity for County employees performing essential functions in the Emergency Operations Center, Public Safety Communications, and specifically for disaster service workers located on-site at the County Center Campus. In addition, this development has ...

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