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File #: 1552-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2021 In control: Small & Minority Business Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to modify an existing services agreement with JD² Strategists, LLC; to authorize the transfer of $200,000.00 between divisions within the General Fund and authorize a total expenditure of 250,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. DAX Financial Form JD2 Mod#3 Ord 1552-2021
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) to modify (Mod #3) an existing services agreement with JD² Strategists, LLC for post disparity study implementation support services. This modification will enable the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to complete the new MBE/WBE/SLBE program manual and the corresponding internal policy development and process manuals, develop and conduct internal employee and vendor training, and provide as-needed legal consultation for the office as implementation gets underway.

1.1 Amount of additional funds to be expended: $250,000.00
Original Contract $ 49,950.00
Modification #1 $100,000.00
Modification #2 $100,000.00
Modification #3 (current) $250,000.00
CONTRACT TOTAL $499,950.00

1.2 Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
Additional time is required to produce the required implementation results; research and produce city code recommendations.
1.3 Reasons other procurement processes are not used:
This was an existing project and to re-bid this would cause significant problem delays and disrupted program implementation.

1.4 How cost of modification was determined:
The cost was determined by negotiations between the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and JD² Strategists LLC
2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE INFO: JD2 Strategists, LLC: 42-1716179 | Exp. 12/10/2021 | Vendor #: 031621

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Is being requested at this time to expedite the funding update and keep the project on schedule.

4. FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the transfer of $200,000.00 between divisions within the General Fund, Fund 1000 and the expenditure of $250,000.00 from the said fund to modify an existing service agreement with JD² Strategists, LLC to continue funding for the Disparity Study implementation project.

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