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AI-11664 3.O.       
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020  
Authorize execution of Texas DIR purchase from Axon Enterprise, Inc. for body cameras and tasers
Submitted By: Michael Robinson, Purchasing Department
Department: Purchasing Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Authorize execution of Texas DIR Contract No. DIR-TSO-3561 purchase from Axon Enterprise, Inc. for 50 body cameras and 50 tasers for Nueces County Constable and District Attorney law enforcement officers.
BACKGROUND
A survey was conducted of all Constables and other law enforcement officers including Environmental Enforcement and DA Investigators and the Sheriff’s Office to determine current inventory and age of existing body cameras and tasers by department.  It was determined that there was a need of 50 body cameras and 50 tasers to address their needs.  This information was provided to Commissioners Court on January 8, 2020.  The Purchasing Agent was approved to obtain a quote and bring back to court for approval.

Axon Enterprise, Inc., a Texas DIR-TSO-3561 contract awarded vendor, quoted the Axon Body 3 model body cameras with 5 year Technology Assurance Plan Warranties with annual Evidence.com cloud storage subscriptions.  They also quoted the latest Taser 7 model tasers inclusive of cartridges, battery packs, and holsters with four-year extended warranty and five-year annual subscription plans to provide training cartridges and replacement battery packs.
 
DISCUSSION
Purchase in the amount of $182,741.50 will be paid from 2019 CO's for 1st year amount; Years 2-5 annual cost of $35,808.00 will be paid from each department's budgeted funds.  Total Cost $325,973.50 (5 Years).

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers
Source of Funds: 2019 Tax Notes/General Fund Amount Requested: $110,241.50 Fiscal Year: FY19/20
Fiscal Impact:
(5) Year Total - $325,973.50 

Year1 Total - $182,741.50 - 2019 Tax Notes 
Project #19238502 - Body Cameras & Tasers


Body Cameras:  $186,813.50 (5) year Total
YR1 - $139,581.50 - 2019 Tax Notes
YR2 - YR5 - $47,232 - $11,808 p/year; ($2,361.60 p/year - Constable Pct 1 - Pct 5 Budgets) 

Tasers: $139,160 (5) year Total
YR1 - $43,160 - 2019 Tax Notes
YR2 - YR5 - $96,000 - $24,000 p/year; ($4,800 p/year Constable Pct 1- Pct 5 Budgets)

$  72,500.00 - CPBCO#78 CCT 1/22/20
$110,241.50 - CPBCO #80 CCT 2/26/20 (Pending)
$182,741.50   Total Cost Year 1



 
Attachments
Axon quote for body cameras
Axon quote for tasers


    

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