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File #: 20-0673    Version: 1 Name: FY2020-21 GBSI Cybersecurity Program
Type: Agreements/Contracts Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/16/2020 Final action: 9/16/2020
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDED MASTER AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC., TO INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OF TESTING VOUCHERS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,560, AND AMEND THE AGREEMENT TO AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $90,722 PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.28(B) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Sponsors: Charter School Administrative Support Office
Attachments: 1. 1. Exhibit 1. Section 1003.491- Florida Career and Professional Act, 2. 2. Exhibit 2. GBSI Commission Approval 2019-2020, 3. 3. Exhibit 3. GBSI Cybersecurity Master Agreement with 1st Amendment and Quote
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDED MASTER AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC., TO INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OF TESTING VOUCHERS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,560, AND AMEND THE AGREEMENT TO AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $90,722 PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.28(B) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.

Summary Explanation and Background

PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinances is titled “PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, PUBLIC FUNDS.”

- Section 35.28 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "CHANGE ORDERS."

- Section 35.28(B) states that "Notwithstanding the provisions of (A) above, the City Manager is not authorized to approve a change order without authorization of the City Commission where the initial purchase required the City Commission's approval and where the sum of all change orders issued under the contract exceeds 5% of the original contract amount or $25,000.

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1. The Florida Career and Professional Education Act was created to provide a statewide planning partnership between business and education communities, to expand and retain high-value industry, and sustain a vibrant state economy (See Exhibit #1- Section 1003.491-Florida Career and Professional Education Act).

2.  In school year 2019-2020, the Academic Village Charter School (AVCS), in partnership with Global Business Solutions Inc. (GBSI), established a cybersecurity program where AVCS students can enroll in courses that provide curriculum and resources specific to the Florida Department of Education Cybersecurity Framework and accordance with the Florida Career and Professional Education Act. Students that participate in the AVCS Cybersecurity Program can test for industry certification.

3. On June 19, 2019, City Commission approved the purchase of a cybersecurity curriculum package, professional development, software licenses, computer hardware, and textbooks from GBSI for a total amount of $77,162 (See Exhibit 2. G...

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