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File #: 1326-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/10/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify a contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates to provide nationwide executive level recruitment services related to the search for a new City of Columbus, Police Chief; to authorize the transfer of $25,000.00 within the General Fund; to authorize the expenditure up to $25,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency ($25,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 1326-2021 Legislation Template
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify a contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates to provide nationwide executive level recruitment services related to the search for a new City of Columbus, Police Chief. The candidate that was appointed during the initial search no longer holds that position and a contract modification is necessary so that Ralph Andersen & Associates may continue to work with City Administration to recruit the best candidates nationwide. The original contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates was entered into pursuant to Ordinance 2126-2019. A modification of the contract is necessary to provide additional funding in an amount up to $25,000.00 to complete the recruitment process for the City of Columbus, Chief of Police. All other terms and conditions remain the same.
It should be noted that the original contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates was entered into pursuant to a Request for Proposals (RFP) process.
Ralph Andersen & Associates; Federal Tax ID# 94-2299383
Fiscal Impact: This legislation authorizes the transfer and expenditure of $25,000.00 within the General Fund with Ralph Andersen & Associates to provide nationwide executive level recruitment services related to the national search for a new City of Columbus, Police Chief. Funding in the amount of $25,000.00 is budgeted and available within the 2021 General Fund Budget.
Original Purchase Order Amount (2126-2019) $75,000.00
Modification No. 1 (0305-2021) $38,250.00
Modification No. 2 (current) $25,000.00
Total (Original and Modification) $138,250.00

Emergency action is requested so that a contract can be entered into immediately and nationwide recruitment activities can continue without delay.

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To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify a contract with Ralph Andersen & Associates to provide nationwide executive level recruitment services related to the search for ...

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