Request #17-32

December 28, 2017


Office of the City Clerk

200 N. Spring Street

City Hall - Room 360

Los Angeles, CA 90012


Referring to: CAO File No. 0220-05291-0048; Council File No. 17-0290; LAPD/LAFD Radio Lease/Purchase


To whom it may concern:


Dailey-Wells Communications, Inc. (DWC) is a local, long-time Contractor in the region for Public Safety Radio Communications equipment and services. We designed, engineered, installed and maintain several critical communications systems in the Los Angeles region, including the City of Los Angeles STRS Radio System, the County of Los Angeles CWIRS Radio System, USC Department of Public Safety Radio System and the Port of LA’s Port Security Radio System. Our Western Area Regional Office is located at 4880 E. Valley Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, and is positioned within the jurisdictional boundaries of both the City and County of Los Angeles.


DWC hereby requests the disclosure of specified information in accordance with the California Public Records Request Act (PRA) and the City’s Policy and Procedures regarding PRA requests. Specifically, our firm is requesting bid information associated with the referenced Lease Procurement of Radios for the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles Fire Department.  The following is requested:


  • LAPD/LAFD Radio Lease/Purchase stemming from the referenced CAO Report:
    • Responding Company name(s)
    • Line Item bid amounts in US dollars for LAPD Portable Radios
    • Line Item bid amounts in US dollars for LAPD Mobile Radios
    • Line Item bid amounts in US dollars for LAFD Portable Radios
    • Pricing Sheets submitted by Motorola Solutions
    • Proposals and Proposal documents submitted by Motorola Solutions
    • City’s side-by-side pricing comparisons for Vendors submitting pricing
    • Vendor evaluation criteria and comparison documents
    • Best and Final Offers (proposals/documents) submitted by both vendors as noted in the CAO Repot
    • Any and all other supporting pricing and evaluation documentation related to and leading to the Lease Agreement to purchase radios.


In exercising our statutory and constitutional right to access this information, DWC requests the District engage a reasonable, expeditious and good faith effort to identify, locate and/or uncover records responsive to this request.


DWC is cognizant the District is allowed to charge a reasonable fee for the cost of hard copies provided and we agree to such fees, as may be imposed. Nevertheless, where possible, information and documents requested should be in electronic format.



Gary Kimmerle

Dailey-Wells Communications, Inc.


cc:        Sharee Varelas (Corporate Counsel, DWC)

            Haidar Hijazi (Vice President, DWC)


December 28, 2017 via web


City Clerk





Point of Contact

Clerk CPRA Coordinator

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Hello Mr. Kimmerle

As of this date, our office has determined that the Office of the City Clerk is not in possession of any documents or information relating to your request.  Please be advised that this response does not include any records that may be in the custody of other City departments.  Each department in the City of Los Angeles maintains and is responsible for their own records. 

Please see below for the Los Angeles City department that may have the records you are seeking:
200 N. Main Street, Room 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 
100 West 1st Street, Stop 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012 
Lobby: 213-486-1000 
200 N. Main Street, Room 1500, CHE, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4190 
For all other city department’s records please go to their respective webpage and contact them directly or please contact 311 Call Center at 213-473-3231.
For future reference the City Clerk's Office now has a Public Records Request Portal which you can access here:
In the future additional departments may be added to the portal.  We encourage you to make your requests to the City Clerk's Office through the portal in the future.
As of now we consider your request closed with regards to City Clerk records.
Best regards,


December 28, 2017, 3:45pm
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City Clerk
December 28, 2017, 7:42am
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December 28, 2017, 7:42am