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File #: 0081-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/24/2018 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/13/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Human Resources Department to enter into contract with Mount Carmel Health Systems for testing services for the Divisions of Police and Fire for the provision of health and physical fitness programs; to authorize the expenditure of $1,176,624.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,176,624.00)
Attachments: 1. Attachment Ord 0081-2019 Mt Carmel P&F
Explanation
Background Information: This legislation authorizes the Director of Human Resources to enter into contract with Mount Carmel Health Systems for health and physical fitness testing services for the Divisions of Police and Fire in the amount of $1,176,624; the Division of Police portion totals $224,000 and the Division of Fire portion totals $952,624. This ordinance represents the third of a five year contract, from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020. Following the fifth year, the contract allows for three one year extensions if all parties are in agreement. Every year the contract renewal is subject to available appropriation and funding. This contract was last bid in September, 2016 (RFQ 002701); the committee unanimously recommended the contract be awarded to Mount Carmel Health Systems / Occupational Health. It was originally approved by Council via Ordinance Number 0105-2017.

The health and physical fitness program is part of the current collective bargaining agreement between the City of Columbus and Fraternal Order of Police, Capital City Lodge #9 and the City of Columbus and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local #67. The intent of the program is to ensure the overall general health and fitness of police officers and fire fighters.

Originally, this contract was entered into by the Department of Public Safety. In 2014, the Department of Human Resources began managing the contract for both the Division of Police and the Division of Fire.

Fiscal Impact: Funding for this contract totals $1,176,624.00 and is budgeted in the 2019 Department of Human Resources' general fund budget specifically for this purpose. As stated above, this is the third year of a five year contract, which allows for three one year additional extensions following the fifth year. Every year, contract renewal is subject to available and adequate appropriation and funding.

Mount Carmel Health Systems contract compliance number is 31-1439334....

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