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File #: 161549    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of Messmer Catholic Schools.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, INTERNET
Attachments: 1. Appendix A - List of Organizations Sharing City Fiber.pdf
Number
161549
Version
Original
Reference
051269
Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of Messmer Catholic Schools.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of Messmer Catholic Schools. This will provide Messmer Catholic Schools connectivity to the WiscNet/BOREAS-Net Abilene/Internet2 education community node located at the Department of Administration-ITMD Network Operations Center (ITMD-NOC).

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee wishes to promote high-quality education and enhance educational resources in the community; and

Whereas, Messmer Catholic Schools dedicate themselves to serving a diverse, urban population, preparing their graduates to excel in college, succeed in the work force, and to become productive citizens; and

Whereas, Messmer Catholic Schools serve over 1,600 students and their families at Messmer High School, Messmer Preparatory Catholic School, and St. Rose & St. Leo Catholic School; and

Whereas, Messmer Catholic Schools has requested the assistance of the City of Milwaukee in obtaining high-speed network connectivity to the Internet through WiscNet at its expense; and

Whereas, WiscNet is a not-for-profit association established to further education, research, economic development and public service in the State of Wisconsin by creating and operating a digital communications network interconnecting public and private organizations including the provision of Internet services; and

Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 051269, adopted on February 7, 2006, authorized the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the WiscNet Association to establish collocation facilities within the City of Milwaukee and that made it fe...

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