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File #: 22-2875    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/14/2022 In control: Town Council Meeting
On agenda: 2/28/2022 Final action:
Title: Body-worn camera program.
Attachments: 1. #1 Vienna Police Department-Axon Qoute, 2. #2 Axon Contract 010720 Sourcewell, 3. #3 Regulatory Requirements for Agenda Items, 4. #4 ARPA-Request Form

Subject:

Title

Body-worn camera program.

Body

EXPLANATION AND SUMMARY:  The Police Department requests approval to use $223,732 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to institute a body-worn camera program for the Town of Vienna Police Department. If approved the department will ride the attached Sourcewell contract and enter into a 5-year contract with Axon Enterprises, Inc. Axon will provide all equipment, maintenance, warranty and storage for the body-worn camera program.  

 

Each officer will be issued an individual camera which will be used in accordance with the department’s body-worn camera policy.     

 

Strategic Plan Initiative: Vienna as a safe community, Vienna as an influential and well-governed community. 

 

Board or Commission of Interest: None

 

Departmental Recommendation:  The Police Department recommends approval to enter into a 5-year contract with Axon Enterprises for a body-worn camera program. 

 

Finance Recommendation:  Recommend approval.  Auditors have confirmed ARPA eligibility.

 

Purchasing Recommendation:  Recommend approval

 

Town Attorney Recommendation:  The Town may ride the Sourcewell cooperative procurement contract for the proposed purchase of body-worn cameras or solicit bids in the discretion of the Town Council.

 

Town Manager's Recommendation:  I recommend the Town Council make a motion to approve the Police Department entering into a 5-year contract with Axon Enterprise for a body-worn camera program, as presented.

 

Cost and Financing:  $223,732

Account Number: 130-103-9108-13930-43301

Decision Needed by This date: February 28, 2022 

 

PROPOSED/SUGGESTED MOTION

Recommended Action

"I move to approve the Police Department entering into a 5-year contract with Axon Enterprises for a body-worn camera program at a cost not to exceed $223,732 "

Or

Other action deemed necessary by Council.