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<br /> <br />PREPARED BY: CHRIS GJERDE <br /> IT Manager <br /> <br /> <br />Reviewed by: Town Manager, Assistant Town Manager, Town Attorney, and Finance Director <br /> <br /> <br />110 E. Main Street Los Gatos, CA 95030 ● 408-354-6832 <br /> <br /> <br />TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />MEETING DATE: 06/20/2017 <br />ITEM NO: 7.1 <br /> <br /> <br />DATE: JUNE 16, 2017 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: LAUREL PREVETTI, TOWN MANAGER <br />SUBJECT: AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO PURCHASE MICROSOFT LICENSING <br />FROM SOFTWAREONE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $59,888.67. <br /> <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br /> <br />Authorize the Town Manager to purchase Microsoft licensing from SoftwareONE in an amount <br />not to exceed $59,888.67. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: <br /> <br />The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016/17 Operating Budget anticipated the annual renewal of Microsoft <br />software licensing in the Town’s Management Information Systems (MIS) budget “Operating <br />Expenditures” line (page D-63). <br /> <br />Generally, the Town Council does not review routine software licensing purchase requests; <br />however, as software usage has increased and since the combined purchase price for these <br />replacements exceeds the Town Manager’s purchasing authority of $50,000, this purchase <br />requires Council action under the Town’s Purchasing Policy. <br /> <br />DISCUSSION: <br /> <br />Microsoft software costs in this purchase include annual licensing for server operating systems, <br />server management, server applications, office productivity, and security software on staff <br />desktops and in the cloud. <br /> <br />