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File #: 21-642    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/31/2021 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize a two-year service contract for the development and implementation of a violence intervention program for the Office of Integrated Public Safety Solutions - Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., most advantageous proposer of three - Not to exceed $1,600,000 - Financing: General Fund (subject to annual appropriations)
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: April 28, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a two-year service contract for the development and implementation of a violence intervention program for the Office of Integrated Public Safety Solutions - Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., most advantageous proposer of three - Not to exceed $1,600,000 - Financing: General Fund (subject to annual appropriations)

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BACKGROUND

This action does not encumber funds; the purpose of a service contract is to establish firm pricing for services, for a specific term, which are ordered on an as needed basis.

This service contract allows for the development and implementation of a violence intervention program for the Office of Integrated Public Safety Solutions. This program, with a specific focus on violent offenses involving firearms, is designed to implement community-based violence prevention strategies and assist the Police Department in its violent crime reduction strategy.

During the term of the contract the recommended supplier will:

* Increase community engagement through the development and support of credible community members
* Strengthen the relationship between law enforcement and the community
* Deploy outreach workers to provide social services and opportunities to change community norm and behaviors
* Change behavioral norms that support violence in target communities through planning and participating in community activities and public education efforts

This item was approved in the budget as part of the City Managers Responsible, Equitable, Accountable, and Legitimate (R.E.A.L) change program and was one of the recommendations from the Mayors Task Force on Safe Communities.

A six-member committee from the following departments reviewed and evaluated the quali...

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