DISCLAIMER

07-0455R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ROBERT BRASEL FOR THE REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT’S GENERAL ORDERS AT AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $42,500.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are authorized to contract with Robert Brasel, 1657 Clover Valley Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55804, for the review and update of the city of Duluth police department’s general orders in accordance with specifications and Brasel’s quote of $42,500, terms net 30, payable from General Fund 100, Department/Agency 200, Organization 1610, Object 5319. The orders will be updated to standards defined by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). Said agreement is to be substantially in the form of Public Document No. ________________ on file in the office of the city clerk.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a contract with Robert Brasel, a retired city of Duluth police lieutenant, to complete the process of reviewing and updating the city of Duluth police department’s general orders for an estimated amount of $42,500 to be paid from the general fund. The general orders mut be updated to the standards defined by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).


The scope of work includes the review of current general orders and writing of draft update documents for police administration review. The review will take into account other police documents which may be in contradiction of current general orders or which may not be to CALEA standards.


The request for proposal (RFP) was posted in the newspaper and on the city’s website in May 2007. Robert Brasel was the only one who submitted a proposal for consideration.