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File #: O-364-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Office of the Mayor
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a one-year professional services agreement with SheRay's and Associates, LLC for the provision of Phase 2 Community Capacity Building, Planning and Implementation for Violence Prevention and Reduction as part of the Mayor's Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence; authorizing the expenditure of $63,000 from the General Fund; waiving the competitive procurement requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.

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Mayor’s Initiate to Reduce Gun Violence

Office of the Mayor

J. Armour (x2646)

 

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Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a one-year professional services agreement with SheRay’s and Associates, LLC for the provision of Phase 2 Community Capacity Building, Planning and Implementation for Violence Prevention and Reduction as part of the Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence; authorizing the expenditure of $63,000 from the General Fund; waiving the competitive procurement requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:                     

The 2021 general fund operating budget includes funds for the Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence. As part of this initiative the City will enter into an agreement with SheRay’s and Associates, LLC for Phase 2 Community Capacity Building, Planning and Implementation for Violence Prevention and Reduction.

 

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:

-                     The amount of funds requested: up to $63,000

-                     The expenditure budget line item: 1001-10200-1181001STDSTD

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): none

-                     Revenue budget line item (if any): none

-                     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) no

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 enter into a professional services agreement with SheRay’s and Associates, LLC upon terms and conditions acceptable to the Director of Law.

 

                     SECTION 2.                     That subject to appropriation in future years, the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $63,000 is authorized from the General Fund, Account Code 1001-10200-1181001STDSTD for Phase 2 Community Capacity Building, Planning and Implementation for Violence Prevention and Reduction as part of the Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence.

 

                     SECTION 3. That this Council finds and determines it is in the best interests of the City to waive the competitive procurement requirements of TMC Chapter 187 for the reason that SheRay’s and Associates, LLC has demonstrated success in data collection during Phase 1 of the Violence Reduction Assessment and has demonstrated familiarity and success within the Violence Reduction Framework.

 

                     SECTION 4. That the Finance Director is authorized to draw warrant or warrants against the above mentioned Account Code in an amount not to exceed $63,000 in payment of the above authorized obligations upon the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 5. That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.  The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that this ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and property, and for the further reason that this ordinance must be immediately effective in order to timely provide support for the Mayor’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence. 

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

                     Passed:  _________________, as an emergency measure:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________                                              __________________________________

                            Clerk of Council                                                                           President of Council

 

                     

Approved:  _____________________                                          __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mayor

 

 

                     I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance passed by Council ________________________.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________

                    Clerk of Council