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File #: 2022-2327   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/20/2022
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager, or Designee, to Renew the Annual Subscription License Fee of the Enterprise DocuSign Inc. Agreement in the Amount of $46,250, for an Aggregate Total Not to Exceed $110,772. (Information Technology 60626070)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Renewal Quote
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Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager, or Designee, to Renew the Annual Subscription License Fee of the Enterprise DocuSign Inc. Agreement in the Amount of $46,250, for an Aggregate Total Not to Exceed $110,772. (Information Technology 60626070)
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In March 2020, the City of Alameda (City) contracted with DocuSign to manage and electronically sign documents. The City is in the third year of the agreement. The contract will now exceed $75,000, thus requiring City Council approval to authorize the Interim City Manager, or designee, to renew the annual subscription.

BACKGROUND

In March 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic when City staff transitioned to remote work, the City contracted with DocuSign for an initial 43 licenses. In February, 2021, the City added an additional 10 licenses due to increased demand to manage electronic agreements.

DocuSign pioneered the development of e-signature technology, and today DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements.

DISCUSSION

The City has contracted with DocuSign for two years and with the upcoming annual renewal, will now exceed $75,000 which requires City Council approval. The City has been pleased with DocuSign that allows for easy electronic signing of documents and promotes efficiencies and will continue to budget for this electronic signing solution on an annual basis. This was a tremendous benefit during the pandemic when many staff were working remotely which required several new licenses be acquired.

Therefore, staff is recommending that the City Council approve the renewal of the annual subscription license fee of the DocuSign agreement in the amount of $46,250.

ALTERNATIVES

The Council may:
* Approve the recommendation to renew the annual subscription.
* Deny the recommendation to renew and select another vendor or no longer have an electronic docu...

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