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fie+ <br />RESOLUTION NO. 2004- 048 <br />A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, <br />FLORIDA, APPROVING A LEASE/PURCHASE <br />AGREEMENT WITH BELL SOUTH FINANCIAL <br />SERVICES EQUIPMENT LEASING FOR LEASE AND <br />PURCHASE OF A 911 EQUIPMENT UPGRADE AND <br />SPECIAL SERVICE ARRANGEMENT AGREEMENT <br />WHEREAS, Indian River County has established a County -wide 911 emergency <br />system and the Indian River County Department of Emergency Services is the <br />appointed 911 emergency services coordinator for the County; and <br />WHEREAS, the County's current lease for its 911 emergency system equipment <br />and service agreement is about to expire and after seven years of service, the system's <br />technology is outdated and it is becoming difficult to service and maintain; and <br />WHEREAS, recent advances in technology have allowed for expanded <br />capabilities for 911 emergency equipment. Emergency systems now have improved <br />software and other system features that dramatically increase the level of service <br />available to the citizens of Indian River County; and <br />WHEREAS, improving the County's 911 emergency system is in the best <br />interests of the citizens and would improve the health, safety and welfare of the citizens <br />of Indian River County; and <br />WHEREAS, the County receives 911 surcharge tax funds from the State of <br />Florida. Those funds must be spent on improvements to the County's 911 system or <br />they escheat to the State; and <br />WHEREAS, the Board recognizes that a true need exists for the. acquisition of <br />the equipment and associated software licenses (the system) described in the attached <br />Master Lease/Purchase Agreement, related schedules and 'amendments and Special <br />Service Arrangement Agreement thereto; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF <br />COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that: <br />1. The terms of the Master Lease/Purchase Agreement, related schedules and <br />amendments and Special Service Arrangement Agreement are approved and in the <br />best interests of the County. The Chairman of the Indian River County Board of <br />County Commissioners, Caroline D. Ginn, is hereby authorized to execute the <br />following documents on behalf of the Board: <br />a. Master lease/purchase agreement and addendums thereto <br />b. Certificate as to Non -Arbitrage <br />c. IRS Form 8038-G, Information Return for Tax -Exempt Government <br />Obligations <br />d. Special Service Arrangement Agreement <br />F:Wttorney\Bill\Dictation\Committees\911 lease purchase reso.doc <br />