Resolution #13-54: Resolution of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority to Enter into a Contract with Municipal Software, Inc.

Date of Adoption: December 19, 2013

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority contracts with a software vendor for its billing functions;

WHEREAS, the Commissioners of the MUA have been dissatisfied with the performance of the MUA’s current software billing vendor;

WHEREAS, the Executive Director has conducted a review and comparison of available software solutions;

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority has a shared service with the Vernon Township Finance Office;

WHEREAS, the Finance Office uses Municipal Software Inc. (“MSI”);

WHEREAS, the MUA has received a price quote from MSI dated October 30, 2013 and a follow-up letter on November 29, 2013;

WHEREAS, the purchase of this software is exempted from the usual purchasing procedures because this is the purchase of proprietary software;

WHEREAS, the Executive Director recommends the purchase of software from MSI as outlined in the November 29, 2013 correspondence;

NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED by the Commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority that the Executive Director is authorized to enter into a contract with MSI as set forth in the November 29, 2013 correspondence for billing software, which shall be utilized starting January 1, 2014.