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File #: 0795-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission to modify and increase the contract with Association for Psychotherapy, Inc. for the psychological screening of public safety recruits; to authorize the expenditure of a final payment of $9,400.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency ($9,400.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 0795-2021 Association for Psychotherapy Mod 9.4K Attachment.pdf
Explanation
Need: This ordinance is to authorize the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission to modify and increase the maximum authorized expenditure in the contract with Association for Psychotherapy, Inc. (API) for psychological screening of safety recruits for the upcoming June classes at the Police and Fire Academies. Notice of termination of this contract has been issued to API and this funding will be used to finalize our contractual obligations to the vendor and close out the contract.

Bid Information: The current contract between the City of Columbus Civil Service Commission and API resulted from a Request for Proposals (RFQ16428) and the recommendation of API as the preferred vendor for required services by an evaluation committee that reviewed all submitted proposals. Authorization to establish the contract with API was granted under Ordinance 2463-2020.

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is requested in order to meet our contractual obligations, terminate said contract, and finalize appointments of candidates to the June 2021 academies.

Contract Compliance Number: CC005387, expires April 15, 2023.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this service was budgeted in the Civil Service Commission’s general fund budget.

Title
To authorize the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission to modify and increase the contract with Association for Psychotherapy, Inc. for the psychological screening of public safety recruits; to authorize the expenditure of a final payment of $9,400.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency ($9,400.00).

Body
WHEREAS, in 2020, the City of Columbus Civil Service Commission accepted proposals from qualified companies for psychological services; and,

WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission awarded the contract to the Association for Psychotherapy, Inc. in 2020 but is now terminating the contract and needs to make a final payment of $9,400 to API; and,

WHEREAS an emergency exists in the us...

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