Re: Sequoia contract with Alameda

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Fri Jun 16 2006 - 21:19:50 CDT

I would like to scan that thing in... we've got a collection that
we'll be putting online of about 25 CA contracts and 100 from other
parts of the country. I volunteer to scan it in (I work on Sunday and
then all of next week). -Joe

On 6/16/06, SomeThoughts@aol.com <SomeThoughts@aol.com> wrote:
> Thanks to Jennifer Kidder, I've now got a paper copy
> of the Sequoia - Alameda County purchase agreement
> signed today. The whole thing is 50+ pages, so it
> will take a couple of days before I can get it into a
> computer format.
>
> Of particular interest are the following sections:
>
> ===============
>
> 7 E. Source Code
> ... ... ...
> In the event that "open source code" becomes a
> requirement of California law, Sequoia will work with
> the CA Secretary of State under the rules/regulations
> in effect at that time to comply with the law.
>
> 42: Instant Runoff Voting
>
> Sequoia will develp and provide all necessary software,
> firmware and/or upgrades to provide an Instant Runoff
> Voting model to Alameda County specifications for
> County cities for the November 207 election at a cost not
> to exceed $350,000.00.
>
> The County and Sequoia will draft a separate contract for
> the Instant Runoff Voting development.
>
> ===============
>
> Section 7 E should be included in all contracts signed
> around the state.
>
> There are also several pages of complex dancing about
> who's responsible for screw ups. I'm sure this will
> keep the lawyers happy for years to come.
>
> Somebody may want to contact the Alameda's GSA
> to try to get this agreement in pdf form.
>
> Jim Soper
>
>
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