Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Court Reporter records a word-for-word account of all proceedings of the
Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) and will transcribe the record into
a written transcript during the calendar year 2020.
There are two (2) scheduled BOC meetings per month conducted every first and
third Wednesday (unless otherwise noted). The Board also has 4-6 Work
Sessions per year usually occurring on the second or fourth Wednesday.
Meetings start at 10 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) at Assembly Hall, 141 Pryor
St. SW, Atlanta, GA.
Each Board meeting generally lasts between five (5) and eight (8) hours. Work
Sessions are usually shorter. Vendor MUST remain throughout the duration of
each meeting, no matter how long it is.
Vendor must provide all equipment for each meeting. The use of steno-mask or
steno-type (tele-type) equipment is recommended. Vendor must be able to
provide immediate playback (audio) or transcription during the meeting as
The number of pages (8.5 x 11) to be transcribed is from 50 to 150 per meeting
(average 125), and they must be created in Microsoft Word, in size 12, Arial font,
and not converted to Word from another program. Transcription will require
single spacing during a speaker’s comments with a double space between each speaker. One-inch margins top, bottom, left, right. (Samples are available for
The successful vendor must e-mail the Fulton County Clerk’s office an electronic
attachment file of the transcription in Microsoft Word within five (5) business
days. Expedited transcriptions (excerpts) are to be provided within 24 hours,
upon notification. If the transcription is delivered later than the aforementioned
time specified, 10% of the total invoiced amount will be deducted.