Palos Verdes Estates FileMaker Contract

Justine Desmond filed this request with the Palos Verdes Estates City Clerk of Palos Verdes Estates, CA.


From: Justine Desmond

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

We are looking for all documents related to Palos Verdes Estates contract with FileMaker to purchase FileMaker permitting software, including the original contract, the date, implementation and maintenance costs, total cost, contract duration, and all services rendered.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Justine Desmond

From: Lauren Pettit

Good afternoon Ms. Desmond,

The City has received your request for public records. Attached you will find the records identified as responsive to your request.

The City of Palos Verdes Estates contracted Engineering services from Charles Abbott Associates in the past, who had a contract with FileMaker in order to create permits. The City purchased a FileMaker Pro License in 2014 in order to maintain the files for historical data after separating with Charles Abbott Associates, and also to continue creating permit forms.

Attached you will find:

- FileMaker Sales Quotation 12-19-13

- FileMaker License Agreement

- Electronic Software Download Page – including the City’s License info and Contract number

- Maintenance Agreement for FileMaker Licenses – which were not renewed.

- Sales Invoices for purchase of FileMaker Licenses

Lauren Pettit
Interim Deputy City Clerk

City of Palos Verdes Estates
340 Palos Verdes Drive West
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

P: (310) 378-0383 ext. 2203
F: (310) 378-7820


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