Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2017-183

Standardization of Professional Services and Software

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Category:Technology

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              WHEREAS, the Director of Assessment and the Director of Information Technology Services have recommended that the Tompkins County Digital Sketch Program software and professional services be standardized to ensure full compatibility with the recent New York State Department of Taxation and Finance efforts and contract related to the Real Property Services (RPS) software upgrade project, and

 

              WHEREAS, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has recently completed an extensive Request for Proposal process, and finalized a contract for the implementation of a centralized, software platform hosted by New York State to replace the existing system (RPS) currently hosted by local municipalities, and

 

              WHEREAS, New York State has contracted with Tyler Technologies, Inc., for the statewide, RPS upgrade project with a scheduled project start date in the Fall of 2017, and

 

              WHEREAS, Tompkins County has been selected as one of twelve New York State localities to participate as a pilot municipality in the project, and

 

              WHEREAS, the scope of work defined by the New York State contract for the RPS software upgrade project does not include the configuration or migration of Tompkins County Digital Sketch Program and related data, and

 

              WHEREAS, Tyler Technologies, Inc., has the capability, based on preliminary proposals, to complete the Tompkins County Digital Sketch Program in a manner that is integrated with the implementation of the New York State RPS software upgrade project, and

 

              WHEREAS, Tompkins County previously approved funding for the Tompkins County Digital Sketch Program and related data as submitted by the Department of Assessment in the amount $95,000 as a 2017, One-Time, Over-Target Request, now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That for reasons of economy and efficiency, the Department of Assessment standardize professional services and program software functionality and the integration of data, as provided by Tyler Technologies, Inc., for enhanced features and professional services beyond the scope of work defined per contract with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

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