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File #: 3118-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/5/2022 Final action: 12/7/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into contract with Performance Consulting Services for training services; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of the City Code; and to authorize the expenditure of $86,200.00 (includes contingency funds of $4,109.00) from the from Electricity Operating Fund, the Water Operating Fund, the Sewer System Operating Fund, and the Stormwater Operating Fund; ($86,200.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 3118-2022 bid waiver, 2. Ord 3118-2022 Financials

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a service agreement with Performance Consulting Services, Inc. (PCS) for training services for the Department of Public Utilities (DPU). The Evolving Leader Development (ELD) Initiative is designed to provide tools, strategies and techniques to increase depth and capacity in becoming a more impactful leader through professional self-awareness and confidence, individual and workplace team engagement and management and organizational success outcomes.

Department of Public Utilities had a previous agreement with Performance Consulting Services for The Evolving Leader Development program and the department wishes to continue with this program.

Due to the proprietary nature of the Performance Consulting Services trainings that are listed in the Scope of Work that are specific to the Department of Public Utilities, it is in the best interest of the City to waive the provisions of competitive bidding and enter into contract with Performance Consulting Services.

The term of this contract is from the date of execution by the City of Columbus until completion. If unforeseen issues or difficulties are encountered that would require additional funding, a modification would be requested and is subject to and conditioned upon the approval of City Council, and appropriation and certification of funds by the City Auditor.

Performance Consulting Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is certified by the City of Columbus as a Minority Business Enterprise and has prior experience developing training for the Dept. of Public Utilities.

SUPPLIER: Vendor Name: Performance Consulting Svcs, Inc. V# 005148 CC#:31-1351402 Expires: 12/31/2024 (MBE status).

Fiscal Impact: $86,200.00 (includes contingency funds of $4,109.00) sufficient funding has been identified within the Dept. of Public Utilities for these expenditures.

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