Capital Improvement Program

Project: Wireless/Fiber Infrastructure Improvements Project No: OP0146 Status: Conceptual/Planning Category: Other Improvements
Location: Citywide Start Year: 2015 End Year: 2020
Council District: City-Wide Project Manager: Jackie Turner, Bob Davis JTurner@Savannahga.Gov; BDavis@Savannahga.gov
Scope: To support comprehensive planning and fiber installation for connectivity to public facilities and provide public safety cameras in designated locations
Comments: 7/16/2019 6:09:32 PM:
On this strategic initiative - If the City wants to move forward, ordinance needs to be written to piggyback on the work with the County to extend the fiber.

4/11/2019 8:50:11 AM:
We are currently working with all of the Chatham County municipalities and schools on the feasibility of a proposed scenario of a joint partnership with other municipalities and a private ISP to share costs and risk for extending a fiber network throughout the community.

1/22/2019 10:03:24 AM:
Working with Chatham County and other municipalities to finalize and release a Request for Interest (RFI) in the 2nd Quarter 2019.

10/26/2018 1:31:47 PM:
No progress on this project during 3rd Quarter 2018 due to focus on Police demerger, 911 Transition and relocation activities. Work will resume with Chatham County and other municipalities to finalize and release a Request for Interest (RFI) in the 1st Quarter 2019.

7/9/2018 5:37:18 PM:
No progress on this project during 2nd Quarter 2018 due to focus on Police demerger, 911 Transition and relocation activities. Work will resume with Chatham County and other municipalities to finalize and release a Request for Interest (RFI) in the 3rd Quarter 2018.

4/17/2018 9:18:17 AM:
No progress on this project during 1st Quarter 2018 due to focus on Police demerger and relocation activities. Work will resume with Chatham County and other municipalities to finalize and release a Request for Interest (RFI) in the 2nd Quarter 2018.

4/17/2018 9:18:17 AM:
No progress on this project during 1st Quarter 2018 due to focus on Police demerger and relocation activities. Work will resume with Chatham County and other municipalities to finalize and release a Request for Interest (RFI) in the 2nd Quarter 2018.

1/12/2018 4:13:29 PM:
Movement on this project has temporarily slowed to focus on or successful completion of Police demerger activities. Once the demerger has completed, work will resume wtih peers from Chatham County and other municipalities to develop a Request for Information (RFI). This RFI will be to assess vendor interest in partnering to extend a fiber network in the community.

10/20/2017 1:48:57 PM:
Staff has met with counterparts in other municipalities and anticpate developing a Request for Information (RFI) to determine vendor interest.

6/30/2017 6:06:09 PM:
Magellan Advisors conducted a Municipal Fiber study and presented their report in May 2017. Staff are pursuing the feasibility of a proposed scenario of a joint partnership with other municipalities and a private ISP to share costs and risk for extending a fiber network throughout the community.

3/31/2017 12:08:38 PM:
Scope of fiber infrastructure expansion to be defined

Last Project Update: 7/16/2019 6:09:59 PM
Fund(s): SPLOST VI(2015-2020) | Miscellaneou
Project Financial Data Last Updated On: 7/26/2019 3:39:49 PM
Appropriated Budget To Date: Expenditures To Date: Open Purchase Orders: Project Balance:
$899,080.63 $227,342.84 $13,685.28 $658,052.51


1/12/2018 4:13:29 PM