ITEM:
CONSENT CALENDAR

 

2.

CONSIDER EXPENDITURE OF BUDGETED FUNDS FOR PURCHASE OF DIGITAL VISUAL PRESENTER

 

Meeting Date:

September 6, 2005

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

David A. Berger,

General Manager

Program/

Line Item No.:

Services and Supplies,†††† Data Processing

 

Prepared By:

Arlene Tavani

Cost Estimate:

$2,200

 

Administrative Services Division Manager/Chief Financial Officer Review:Yes

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on September 6, 2005 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY:The Board will consider authorizing the purchase of a digital visual presenter that would be used at Board and committee meetings.†† The digital visual presenter is similar to an overhead projector, except that paper images can be projected with this device.This will reduce costs for the District because it will eliminate the use of expensive transparency sheets for presentations. It will also enable members of the public to supplement their comments during public hearings with visual aids that are presented on paper.The Districtís overhead projector must be replaced, and staff proposes that the digital visual presenter be purchased instead of an overhead projector.Purchase of this device was approved with the Fiscal Year 2005-06 Budget as part of the conference room upgrade.

 

RECOMMENDATION:Authorize the expenditure of budgeted funds in the amount of $2,200 for the purchase of a digital visual presenter for use at Board and committee meetings.†† The Administrative Committee reviewed this item at its September 6, 2005 meeting and voted 3 to 0 to recommend approval.

 

IMPACT TO STAFF/RESOURCES:The Fiscal Year 2005-06 Budget included $2,000 for the purchase of a digital visual presenter (Capital Asset Purchases, page 23 of FY 2005-06 Budget).The remaining $200 will be covered with other funds budgeted for the conference room upgrade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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