Ordinance 14-11(A)(S) Appropriate Funds for the Replacement of Laptop Computers Compatible With Windows 7 for the Fire Department
An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2014 Operating Budget by Appropriating $11,331.48 From the General Fund Balance for the Replacement of Laptop Computers Compatible With Windows 7 for Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting Requirements. City Manager/Fire Chief.
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CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Fire Chief
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2014 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $10,890.54 FROM THE GENERAL FUND BALANCE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF LAPTOP COMPUTERS COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 7 FOR DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
WHEREAS, The Homer Volunteer Fire Department uses a computerized information management system to collect data and comply with reporting requirements of protected data; and
WHEREAS, Effective April 2014 Microsoft will stop supporting the Windows XP operating system, eliminating security patches and fixes, making the laptops vulnerable to hardware failures and security breaches; and
WHEREAS, Microsoft will replace the Windows XP operating system to Windows 7 necessitating the replacement of three rugged laptops with new models that will run Windows 7 to allow for the secure collection of data, analysis, and reporting of protected data.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The City Council hereby amends the FY 2014 Operating Budget by appropriating $10,890.54 from the General Fund Balance for the replacement of laptop computers compatible with Windows 7 for secure data collection, analysis, and reporting requirements as follows:
Account Description Amount
100-0100 General Fund Balance $10,890.54
Section 2. This is a budget amendment ordinance only, is not permanent in nature, and shall not be codified.
ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this 10th March, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form.
Walt Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Fiscal Note: Noted within ordinance.