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File #: 72596    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2022 In control: Department of Information Technology
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Enactment date: 8/8/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00560
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a competitively-selected, 10-year service contract with Government Software Assurance Corporation (GSA Corp) for a Cloud Hosted Assessment Valuation System to replace the City’s legacy system and professional services to implement the new solution.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Sheri Carter, Michael E. Verveer, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a 10-year service contract with Government Software Assurance Corporation (GSA Corp) for a cloud-hosted assessment valuation system. GSA Corp was selected through a competitive RFP process. Costs include $538,000 for professional services for implementation, a one-time cost of $245,000 for software licenses, and annual fees for licensing, support, maintenance, and SaaS hosting fees. Funding for implementation and Year 1 costs is included in the Information Technology 2022 Capital Budget in the Property Assessment System project (#10043). Funding for annual fees will be included in future operating budgets, subject to Common Council approval. No additional City appropriation is required for the proposed resolution.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a competitively-selected, 10-year service contract with Government Software Assurance Corporation (GSA Corp) for a Cloud Hosted Assessment Valuation System to replace the City’s legacy system and professional services to implement the new solution.
Body
WHEREAS, the City Assessor’s Office property data is the most important data in the City with statutory requirements for how it is stored and used. Accuracy and accessibility of the data is paramount for funding the levy through property taxes, which is built upon this data. Further, it is widely accessed in the City, and used by almost all agencies with impact to all City of Madison residents. One goal of this acquisition is to allow frequent interfaces with staff responsible for assessing property. Another goal is to provide outgoing information on processes, rules, and applications to other agencies seamlessly. The more accessible the data and workflow, the better communication, education, and information provided to residents; and
WHEREAS, any property development within the City relies on the City’s property data. Without ease of access and the ability for dynamic applications, such as modelin...

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