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File #: 15-149    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/24/2015 Final action: 3/24/2015
Title: AUTHORIZATION FOR A CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA Staff Contact: Tom Duensing, Director, Finance and Technology
Sponsors: Tom Duensing
Attachments: 1. Amendment No 5 REVISED.pdf, 2. Amendments No 1 through No 4.pdf, 3. C-6668.pdf, 4. Banking Council Communication 6_9_2006
Title
AUTHORIZATION FOR A CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA
Staff Contact: Tom Duensing, Director, Finance and Technology
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Purpose and Recommended Action
Recommendation

This is a request for City Council to authorize the City Manager to approve Amendment No. 5 of contract #C-6668 with Bank of America for banking services and approve expenditure of funds for the remaining term of the agreement in an amount not to exceed $250,000 ($125,000 annually for two years).
.Background
Bank of America provides banking services including depository, cash vault, ACH, disbursements, wire transfers, reconciliation, image, and other miscellaneous services to the city. In December 2005, the city issued Request for Proposals (RFP) 05-53 to solicit proposals for banking services. The contract was placed on the Council agenda for consideration of approval in June of 2006. At that time, the City Attorney's interpretation of the city code was that the agreement for banking services was not a contract, and therefore, the agreement with Bank of America did not need to be approved by the City Council. As a result, the item was removed from the Council agenda and Bank of America was awarded Contract #C-6668 administratively in November 2006. The agreement had an initial two-year term beginning December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2008 with an option to extend the terms of the contract for an additional eight years in two years increments. Amendments No. 1 through No. 4 (also attached) were also approved administratively and extended the terms of the agreement from December 2, 2009 through November 30, 2014. Each of the prior amendments had no changes to the schedule of fees.

In accordance with current policy, and interpretation by the current City Attorney that the agreement to provide banking services does constitute a contract, staff is requesting approval of Amendment No.5 of contract #C-6668. The current amendment maintains the same fees with the exc...

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