by Carol Thompson
The Oswego County Legislature’s Community and Consumer Affairs Committee recommended a contract for data imaging services be awarded to Info Quick Solutions, Inc. of Liverpool.
During Wednesday’s meeting, the Republican members of the committee voted to recommended the company receive the contract, based on a recommendation from County Clerk George Williams.
The county, in a third attempt to award a contract to service the county clerk’s office with data imaging services, went through a stringent process to select a company without controversy.
A panel was named to perform a blind review of the proposals and rate each one using a scoring system.
IQS was given the lowest score of the five companies vying for the contract. IQS was given an overall score of 457.25 while Property Info Corp. had the highest score at 649 followed by ACS Systems with a score of 618.25. IMR received a score of 561.25 and New Vision was scored at 516.25.
Each vendor was given four pricing options. Option four, which would require county-owned hardware, had IQS with the second highest pricing. IQS submitted a proposal for $13,543.
The lowest proposal came from ACS at $5,338 with conditions. Property Info Corp. submitted a cost of $8,087.25 and New Vision submitted a price of $10,440.
The highest bidder, IMR, submitted a price of $13,995.