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File #: 21-614    Version: 1 Name: Esri GIS Renewal
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Esri in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $120,000 to Support the City's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Program.
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Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Esri in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $120,000 to Support the City's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Program.

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Meeting Date: January 25, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Johnnie Griffing/Information Technology Department
Phone Number: 310-253-5976

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/20/2021);

Department Approval: Michele Williams (01/14/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve an Enterprise Software License Agreement with Esri in an amount not-to-exceed $120,000 to support the City's Geographical Information System (GIS) Program.


BACKGROUND

In 1998, the Information Technology Department initiated efforts to implement an enterprise Geographical Information System (GIS) that would support the needs of all City departments. To date, this effort has resulted in the acquisition of over 150 digital data layers including aerial photography, land parcels, zoning, general plan, bus routes, and natural hazard information. The primary objective of the City's GIS program is to create stable and accurate GIS databases that other City systems and processes rely upon, provide customized GIS applications, and to facilitate spatial analysis services for City departments and the public.


DISCUSSION

Since the inception of the GIS program, the City has utilized software tools from Esri, formerly known as Environmental Systems Research Institute. This vendor is widely recognized as the leading provider of GIS software products. Esri was founded in 1969 as a privately held consulting firm specializing in land-use analysis. Esri later developed a core set of GIS software applicat...

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