On October 2, 2012, a Sole Source quotation was submitted by Sentinel - The Alarm Company. On January 15, 2013, (M&C P-11471) the City Council approved and authorized entering into a Sole Source Purchase Agreement with Sentinel - The Alarm Company for maintenance, repair, software updates and installation of physical security surveillance, access and intrusion equipment. The Agreement is used for the physical security needs of City Hall, the A. D. Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building, the Police Administration Building and other City facilities. The initial term of the Agreement was a one year with four additional one-year mutually approved renewal periods. The following chart details the historical spend for maintenance, repair, software updates and installation of physical security surveillance, access and intrusion equipment:
Year Dollars Spent
Purchase Order Number
2017 - current
On December 5, 2017, the Fort Worth Mayor and City Council amended the Sole Source Purchase Agreement to increase the Agreement amount up to $1,605,000.00 (M&C P-12142). Since September 2017, departments have identified the need for additional security surveillance equipment and services, while the rebid is being processed and awarded in Fall 2018. The extension through November 2018 and the amended amount of $1,100,000.00 will allow departments the ability to make necessary purchases and to avoid interruption in services.