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File #: 2016-0722    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/26/2016 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 8/30/2016 Final action: 9/13/2016
Enactment date: 9/13/2016 Enactment #: 533
Effective date: 9/20/2016    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement with MuniServices to purchase a subscription service for taxpayer location services as well as training for Finance staff to improve their methods for taxpayer discovery and collection service. Total cost will be a one-time payment not to exceed Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000) plus a 32.4% contingency fee of all revenue that MuniServices individually brings in to the City that tax year. This contingency fee is a one-time finder's fee for each new account and will not be applied to following years.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2016-0722 Summary

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an agreement with MuniServices to purchase a subscription service for taxpayer location services as well as training for Finance staff to improve their methods for taxpayer discovery and collection service.  Total cost will be a one-time payment not to exceed Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000) plus a 32.4% contingency fee of all revenue that MuniServices individually brings in to the City that tax year.  This contingency fee is a one-time finder’s fee for each new account and will not be applied to following years.

 

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of Finance are authorized to enter into a contract or agreement, or use of existing contract or agreement with a vendor for the purpose of subscribing to a taxpayer location and collection service that includes training for Finance Department staff.  Said contract or agreement shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor, in a cost not to exceed seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) plus a 32.4% contingency fee of all revenue that MuniServices individually brings in to the City that tax year for a period beginning January 1st 2017 and ending December 31st 2019.  This agreement is subject to the appropriation of funds by City Council in future budget years and chargeable to and payable from:

 

$10,000 from JDE account 11101.107000.53901.2016, Item Number 1156

$60,000 from JDE account 11101.107000.53901.2017, Item Number 1156