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File #: O-264-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/8/2019 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 5/28/2019 Final action: 5/28/2019
Title: Authorizing the mayor to enter into an agreement with Dolan Consulting Group LLC for consulting services from Dr. Richard R. Johnson for the Justice Assistance Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) grant; waiving the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: City Council Meeting 5/28/2019
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Dolan Consulting Group
Toledo Police Department
Lt. James Brown (x3203)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the mayor to enter into an agreement with Dolan Consulting Group LLC for consulting services from Dr. Richard R. Johnson for the Justice Assistance Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) grant; waiving the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Dr. Richard R. Johnson of the Dolan Consulting Group LLC has served as a research partner on previous Bureau of Justice Assistance grants, and has completed the BJA Research Fellows Academy. Dr. Johnson has partnered with TPD on other grant projects since 2011. He will assist the project staff with the identification of the problem, selection of an evidence-based solution, implementation of the project, and evaluation of the project's effectiveness through performance measures. This agreement will be for $30,000 with payment from the United States Bureau of Justice Assistance Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) grant, previously approved by Ord. 442-18.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the mayor is authorized to enter into an agreement with Dolan Consulting Group LLC for consulting services for the Toledo Police department's Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) grant as authorized by Ordinance 442-18.

SECTION 2. That this council finds it in the best interest of the city to waive the competitive bidding requirements of TMC Chapter 187 for the reason that Dr. Richard R. Johnson of Dolan Consulting Group LLC assisted with the application for this grant, has worked as a research partner with TPD since 2011 and has developed exclusive knowledge regarding data analysis and grant requirements.

SECTION 3. That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage. The reason fo...

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