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File #: O-393-19    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: Fire and Rescue Department
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a two-year contract for recruitment consulting services for the Department of Fire and Rescue Operations; authorizing an expenditure from the General Fund in an amount not to exceed $35,000 annually for two years subject to available appropriation; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 8/13/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 8/20/2019, 3. Audio: Agenda Review 8/27/2019, 4. Audio: City Council Meeting 9/3/2019
Label
Contract for Minority Recruitment Service
Fire & Rescue Department
Ch. Verdell Franklin (x3515)
Amended

Title
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a two-year contract for recruitment consulting services for the Department of Fire and Rescue Operations; authorizing an expenditure from the General Fund in an amount not to exceed $35,000 annually for two years subject to available appropriation; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department (TFRD) is seeking to improve diversity within its recruitment efforts. It is also the department's desire to increase the number of diverse and capable candidates to complete the recruitment process, and continue to support all recruitment efforts with strategic, effective and measurable marketing strategies and tools. To assist the Department with this endeavor TFRD wishes to enter into a two-year diversity recruitment agreement with a qualified vendor.

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: an amount not to exceed $35,000 annually over 2 years
- The expenditure budget line item: 537410 Contractual Services
- New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any):
- Revenue budget line item (if any): n/a
- Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)?: yes
- Is this a capital project (yes/no)? No
- If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)? N/A
- What section of the City's Strategic Plan does this support:
o Excellence in Basic Services (yes/no): yes
o Quality Community Investment (Livable City, Development) (yes/no): yes
o Workplace Culture & Customer Service (yes/no): yes
o Environment (yes/no): no

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

SECTION 1. That the Mayor is authorized to accept bids and award a contract for the provision of recruitment consulting services for the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department. Said contract would be for a period of two years...

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