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Res 19-34 Authorizing the Town Manager to enter into negotiations with a Dedicated Internet Access Vendor TOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 19-34 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH A DEDICATED INTERNET ACCESS VENDOR TO ESTABLISH TERMS AND AGREEMENTS FOR THE DARK FIBER PROJECT WHEREAS, the Town currently uses a variety of internet services to connect our multiple municipal and academic locations; and, WHEREAS, the Town wishes to create a redundant fiber network between the buildings and offices utilizing the Town duct bank for reasons of reliability and standardization; and, WHEREAS, a new Dark Fiber based infrastructure will allow the Town to expand its Wide Area Network(WAN)with a common and stable infrastructure; and WHEREAS, the Town Council previously approved Capital Funds for a Dark Fiber project; and, WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the passage of this Resolution is in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake. NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE,TEXAS: SECTION 1: That, all matters stated in the Recitals hereinabove are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein by reference as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That the Town of Westlake Town Council hereby authorize the Town Manager to enter into negotiation with a Dedicated Internet Access vendor to establish terms and agreements on behalf of the Town of Westlake. SECTION 3: If any portion of this Resolution shall, for any reason, be declared invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof and the Council hereby determines that it would have adopted this Resolution without the invalid provision. SECTION 4: That this resolution shall become effective from and after its date of passage. Resolution 19-34 Page 1 of 2 PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 28T" DAY OF OCTOBER 2019. Zi, k&667 Laura Wheat, Mayor ATTEST: (� C p "1"1 Ed Ili A . 7(�Y I1e ly Edwbfds_, Town Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: Fall Stan Lowry, Town Attorney Resolution 19-34 Page 2 of 2