Legislation # 07-0376 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 7/18/2007
Title Resolution Designating Extra News Inc. as the Only Source Practically Available for the Purchase and Delivery of Daily News Publications for the Hampton Public Library System, including the Main Library and Three Branches.
 
Legislation History 07-0376
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
7/18/2007 Approved
6/22/2007 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 07-0376

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 07-0376

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Designating Extra News Inc. as the Only Source Practically Available for the Purchase and Delivery of Daily News Publications for the Hampton Public Library System, including the Main Library and Three Branches.

 

WHEREAS, the Hampton City Council recognizes the Hampton Public Library provides the citizens of Hampton with access to various newspaper publications (Washington Post/Washington Times/New York Post) for the main library and three branches and that continued access via the Library is desirable and in the public interest; and

WHEREAS, Extra News, Inc., a wholesale news dealer, has a contract directly with the Washington Post, Washington Times and New York Post, for distribution of these news publications and that contract affords it exclusive distribution rights in the area that includes the City of Hampton; and

WHEREAS, the Hampton City Council recognizes the need for contracting for distribution of the above-referenced publications to the Hampton Public Libraries; and

WHEREAS, the price which Extra News, Inc. has offered has been determined to be fair and reasonable for this news service which it also provides to Newport News, York County and Poquoson libraries;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA that the contract for procuring news distribution services for the Washington Post, Washington Times/New York Post be awarded to Extra News, Inc. as the only source practically available for the purchase and delivery of theses news publications to the Hampton Public Library;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to enter into contracts as needed in connection with procurement of this service from Extra News, Inc.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on July 18, 2007.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council