Chippewa County
Wisconsin

Resolution
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Resolution to Use Sales Tax Revenue Funds for Computer Replacement as Part of the Capital Improvement Program

Information

Department:Corporation Counsel DivisionSponsors:
Category:Budget

Attachments

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Financial Impact

$175,000.00 in sales tax funds to purchase IT replacement equipment as set forth below: Data Center Equipment consisting of servers, storage area networks, and backup units, replaced on a 5 year replacement plan, network equipment replaced on a 6-8 year plan and miscellaneous equipment replaced as needed. Personal computers on a 5 year replacement plan. Laptops and tablets on a 4 year replacement plan. LCD panels and printers replaced as needed. Law enforcement equipment consisting of a mobile data computer setup in one vehicle and replacement of mounts in 8 vehicles.

ORD/RES Printout

              WHEREAS, Ordinance 2-476 authorizes the use of a portion of the 1/2% County Sales Tax for long term capital projects; and

                  WHEREAS, pursuant to County Ordinance 2-476(a)(4)(b), use of sales tax funds for capital improvement projects must be approved by separate County Board resolution prior to the adoption of the annual County Budget; and

                  WHEREAS, the County Board has previously identified the need for an annual non-lapsing computer system equipment replacement fund to timely replace and upgrade computers, printers, servers, and mainframe related equipment on a regular annual schedule over varying time intervals; and

                  WHEREAS, the Chippewa County Executive Committee has reviewed and concurred with this request to put the computer equipment on a regular replacement schedule and eliminate annual budget spikes due to computer equipment replacement; and

                  WHEREAS, the Finance Director and the County Administrator recommend that  $175,000.00 in sales tax funds be transferred to the non-lapsing computer replacement to be included in the 2015 Chippewa County Proposed Budget;

                  NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the sum of One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($175,000.00) be appropriated from Sales Tax Fund number 230-03-59305-592912 to the Computer Outlay account number 100-04-51461-492909 to be used for computer system equipment replacement as enumerated in the 2015 Proposed Chippewa County Budget.

 

              Forwarded to the County Board by the Executive Committee

Meeting History

Jul 15, 2014 4:00 PM  Executive Committee Regular Meeting
RESULT:FORWARD TO COUNTY BOARD [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Anson Albarado, District 8
SECONDER:Mike Leisz, District 13
AYES:Paul Michels, Henry Shakal, Anson Albarado, Mike Leisz
ABSENT:Jared Zwiefelhofer
Aug 12, 2014 6:00 PM  County Board Regular Meeting

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the sum of One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($175,000.00) be appropriated from Sales Tax Fund number 230-03-59305-592912 to the Computer Outlay account number 100-04-51461-492909 to be used for computer system equipment replacement as enumerated in the 2015 Proposed Chippewa County Budget.

Forwarded to the County Board by the Executive Committee

RESULT:ADOPTED [12 TO 1]
MOVER:Mike Leisz, District 13
SECONDER:Doug Ellis, District 12
AYES:Paul Michels, Henry Shakal, Bill Stimeling, Glen Sikorski, Jared Zwiefelhofer, Lee Mcllquham, Michael A. Goettl, Anson Albarado, Lawrence J. Willkom, Florian Skwierczynski, Doug Ellis, Mike Leisz
NAYS:Leigh Darrow
ABSENT:Steve Gerrish, Brittani Zammit