DISCLAIMER

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE


08-0223R


RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH PLOVER GROUP, INC., FOR MANAGEMENT REVIEW SERVICES RELATED TO THE BUILDING SAFETY DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $25,000.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ___________ with Plover Group, Inc., for services related to the management and organization issues in the city’s building safety division in the amount of not to exceed $25,000, payable from Fund 100, Agency 100, Organization 1504, Object 5441.

     FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept donations to defray a portion of the costs associated with this agreement, said sums if any to be deposited in Fund 100, Agency 100, Organization 1504, Revenue Source 4660.


FIRE/ATTY REA:nmj 3/14/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to approve an agreement with Plover Group, Inc., and its principal, Robert Copper, to conduct a review and assessment of practices, processes and procedures in the city’s building safety division and to implement modifications thereto to improve division practices and customer satisfaction therewith in the amount of $25,000, depending on the level of resources available.


Under the agreement, Mr. Copper would review and assess the practices, processes and procedures in the city’s building safety division and develop an action plan to address the issues raised. The cost for these services is anticipated to be $12,500.


It would also include provision for an additional phase, labeled Part B of the proposal, for implementation of the action plan and training necessary thereto.


The purpose of the contract would be to improve division practices and customer satisfaction therewith.


The initial phase of the services, labeled Part A, would cost up to $12,500 and would be paid from city funds. The Part B services would cost an additional $12,500 and would be authorized only if sufficient funds were provided by contributions from the private sector to cover the costs to be incurred for it.