Legislation # 07-0673 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 1/9/2008
Title Resolution Designating NewsBank, Inc. as the Only Source Practically Available for the Purchase of Web-based Research Products that Provides Access to Current and Archived Content from More than 2,000 Newspaper Titles, Newswires, Transcripts, Business Journals, Periodicals, Government Documents and Other Publications.
 
Legislation History 07-0673
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
1/9/2008 Approved
1/3/2008 Adopted on First Reading
12/11/2007 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 07-0673

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 07-0673

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Designating NewsBank, Inc. as the Only Source Practically Available for the Purchase of Web-based Research Products that Provides Access to Current and Archived Content from More than 2,000 Newspaper Titles, Newswires, Transcripts, Business Journals, Periodicals, Government Documents and Other Publications.

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Hampton Public Library provides the citizens of Hampton with web access, both current and archived, to various news sources (Daily Press, Americas Newspapers), for the main library and three branches and that continued access via the librarys webpage is desirable and in the public interest; and

WHEREAS, this service is very popular with library patrons and the Hampton Public Library is one of the few ways in which the patrons can have access to this information without purchasing it at considerable cost; and

WHEREAS, the price at which NewsBank, Inc. offers the service/information has been determined to be fair and reasonable for technology of this unique nature and of this level of sophistication.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA as follows:

1. That the contract for procuring the web access to the various news sources described above may be negotiated and awarded to NewsBank, Inc. as a sole source, i.e., the only source practically available for this service, without competitive sealed bidding or competitive negotiation as set for the in Virginia Code Section 2.2-4303.E;

2. That the City Manager or his authorized designee is hereby authorized to negotiate and execute a purchase contract with NewsBank, Inc.; and

3. That the notice awarding the contract to NewsBank, Inc. shall be posted in a public place pursueant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-4303.E.

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on January 9, 2008.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council