Mayor and City Council Meeting
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 5:45pm to 6:00pm


1. Agenda Items

A. Bid Recommendation- Department of Information Technology- Fiber Construction- 204 Ft. Meade Road


Work Session Minutes - Special - Monday, March 22, 2021, 5:45 p.m. Zoom


Present: Craig A. Moe, Mayor; Valerie M.A. Nicholas, Council President; Carl DeWalt, Councilmember; Brencis Smith, Councilmember; Michael R. Leszcz, Councilmember; Keith R. Sydnor, Councilmember; Lou Ann Crook, MMC, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; Christian Pulley, Acting Chief Operations Officer; Sara Green, CMC, Chief of Staff; Kevin Frost, Chief Information Officer; Steve Allen, Fire Marshal; Chief of Police Russell Hamill, Laurel Police Department; Joanne Barr, Director of Park and Recreation; Robert Love, Acting Director of Economic and Community Development; S. Michele Saylor, Chief Financial Officer; Brian Lee, Director of Public Works; Kenya Barno, Administrative Assistant; Larry Taub, City Solicitor and Kimberley Rau, MMC, Clerk.


1. Agenda Items


A. Bid Recommendation- Department of Information Technology- Fiber Construction- 204 Ft. Meade Road


Kevin Frost, Chief Information Officer, presented the recommendation to award a contract for fiber construction at 204 Fort Mead Road, as outlined in a memorandum dated March 17, 2021. In an effort to establish a City of Laurel network presence at 204 Fort Meade Road a telecommunications fiber construction project has been created. The project will extend fiber out of the Department of Public Works to 204 Fort Meade Road. Once construction is completed, IT will establish an intrusion alarm presence with cameras and install a preliminary phone system. Cost of the project is $179,147.97. Funding is available in the FY2021 CIP - Information Technology Project. The contract is under the State of Maryland Consulting and Technical Services Contract. The vendor is Eastcomm Lt., of Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Councilmembers agreed to award the contract at the regular Mayor and City Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

There being no further business to come before the Mayor and City Council, the meeting was adjourned at 5:51 p.m.

Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
Clerk to the Council

Approved: April 12, 2021