Current Government Contract Awards
The City and County of San Francisco will be using boss Internet services and technologies to offer a range of nline government applications that allow citizens and busiesses in the city and metropolitan area to securely access overnment services and make payments online.
Under an ongoing agreement with the city and county overnment, cboss designed 11 applications that allow citiens and businesses, via Internet connections, to pay park-ng tickets and business taxes, register new businesses, aply and pay for building, electrical, and plumbing permits, rder birth and death certificates, settle traffic fines (i.e. peeding tickets), and file business payroll taxes.
Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., has earned a five-ear contract to provide utility monitoring and controls sysems (UMCS) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The contract, valued at up to $200 million through 2008, uthorizes Siemens to furnish and install systems and equipment at federal facilities, as well as at state and local government and higher-education facilities in the United States sysems include building automation, HVAC (heating, entilation, air conditioning), fire safety, electronic security, CADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), and other utomated systems.
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) has purchased nine addional Opus buses from the Witchita, KS-based Optima Bus Corp. after recently adding 11 passenger vehicles to its fleet.
The Opus buses service both the City of Knoxville and the University of Tennessee campus. KAT has 3 million passeners in its system. The new Opus buses are custom painted olid orange or teal to match KAT’s existing fleet.
M/A-COM, Inc., a business unit of Tyco Electronics and manufacturer of IP-based public safety communication sysems, announced the signing of an $11 million contract, with raining, life-cycle maintenance and options to exceed $16 million, awarded by the U.S. Army.
The U.S. Army’s Project Manager, Defense Communicaons and Army Transmissions Systems, along with Assistant roject Manager, Base Radio Systems (APM BRS), will deloy and link critical communications to more than 5,000 Army base personnel in and around the National Capital Reion (NCR).
Mitchell Humphrey, a St. Louis-based developer of acounting software solutions, announced the addition of the City of San Jose, CA, as a new accounting software client. The city will use FMS II Fixed Assets system to record and manage over 10,000 assets as they position themselves to omply with the information requirements involved in implementing GASB Statement No. 34.
The State of California has selected the information echnology (IT) sector of Northrop Grumman Corp. to rovide project management services for California’s Child Support Automation System (CCSAS) project. CCSAS is run by the state Department of Child Support Services.
The project management engagement extends for two years and includes three one-year options, with a total contract value of more than $8.9 million over the entire term.
When fully deployed, CCSAS will integrate all of California’s child support cases and information—currently tracked in six different systems—into a single system for all 58 counties in California.
American Science and Engineering, Inc., a provider of X-ray detection technology, announced an order for 19 Model 101ZVan X-ray inspection systems, valued at approximately $4.1 million, from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The 101ZVan, mobile ParcelSearch X-ray inspection system, combines traditional transmission X-rays with patented Z Backscatter technology, which can detect organic threats, such as plastic weapons and explosive materials.
Severn Trent Services announced that it has been awarded two, five-year contracts (including options) to operate newly acquired utility systems in Citrus and Lee Counties, FL. Awarded by the Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA), a governmental agency that owns and operates water and wastewater utilities in five Florida counties, the contracts are scheduled to begin on December 5, 2003 upon closure of the acquisitions by the FGUA. The approximate value of the contracts is $4 million per year.
According to contract terms, Severn Trent will operate and maintain each county’s water supply, wastewater collection, and treatment and disposal systems; provide treatment and distribution services; and offer full customer service from meter reading through utility billing.
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Ames Research Center have awarded IES Interactive Training, provider of useof-force training products that develop judgment and decisionmaking skills for law enforcement, military, and government professionals, contracts totaling nearly $200,000 for digital simulation technology. The Range 3000 XP4 digital training simulators place security personnel inside any potential lawenforcement crisis scenario.
Tele-Works announces a new contract with the City of New Iberia, LA, for FirstResponder!, a communications and inter-active broadcasting system capable of distributing Web-based content to all types of devices in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Access Innovations, Inc., a provider of customized database creation and information handling tools and technologies, announced today that its Data Harmony software suite and supporting services is now listed on the U.S. GSA schedule. Access’s GSA Schedule Contract Number is GS-35F-0820N.