City of Brookhaven

Agenda Item

Consideration and Approval of Award of Contract for Website Design, Development & Hosting - Municode/AHA Consulting - $45,000


Department:City CouncilSponsors:


  1. Printout
  2. Memo to Council for Approval Brookhaven Website (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Meeting History

Jun 29, 2017 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting

Mayor Ernst introduced the item and recognized City Manager Christian Sigman. Mr. Sigman mentioned the items were discussed in a previous meeting. He explained that after an extensive RFP process, staff selected the firm which was Municode/AHA. The contract was approximately for $45,000 and was hopeful to have the migration to this new website by the end of the year. Municode was also used for the City's codification and they already had the software applications. AHA did a lot of private sector work. Staff was recommending approval.

Council Member Mattison asked if the website was going to take in consideration the integration of paperless forms and submittals from residents and business. Mr. Sigman explained that it was not in the development phase but the City was in the process of working to be able to receive electronic forms and applications. Community Development Director Patrice Ruffin mentioned that the City was working with a new software for plan review to be rolled out in the fall, which would be link to the website.

Council Member Jones asked if this would improve accessibility to the City's Code. Mr. Sigman responded, yes.

Council Member Gebbia asked if Council could get a presentation at the next meeting for Council's feedback. Mr. Sigman agreed with the concept but mentioned that it would be better in the fall.

Council Member Jones made a motion to approve the item. Council Member Mattison seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

MOVER:Linley Jones, District 1
SECONDER:Bates Mattison, Mayor Pro Tem / District 3
AYES:Linley Jones, John Park, Bates Mattison, Joe Gebbia