2. Evidence Based Associates provided a detailed accounting of the cost of counseling services to be provided, the cost proposal was very specific and in keeping with going costs for the services requested.
3. Evidence Based Associates identified the subcontractor that will service our youth, to include the cost breakdown for each, as well as documentation and certification of qualifications required to successfully implement the FFT program.
4. Evidence Based Associates provided statistics showing positive effects as the direct results of their previous work history with other counties in Georgia.
· The state of Georgia was beset throughout the 1990s and 2000s by high placement rates, poor outcomes, and exorbitant costs associated with residential placements for youth. The state legislature allocated nearly $7 million for community based evidence based programs for juveniles in order to address the problem head-on. Via competitive procurement process conducted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Evidence Based Associates was selected to provide management oversight for nine (9) of the counties that demonstrated some of the highest placement rates statewide.
· Since 2013, Evidence Based Associates has implemented seven (1) evidence based programs serving more than 900 youth who demonstrated moderate- or high-risk to reoffend. Since inception, there has been a 56.8% reduction in out-of-home commitments among those counties served by Evidence Based Associates with an overall recidivism rate of 27% (through August 2016).
· The firm is the only organization solely dedicated to helping jurisdictions to overcome barriers to full implementation of top-tier programs, by ensuring the complete array of turnkey services needed to implement evidence based programs with strict fidelity.
· Collectively, Evidence Based Associates’ leadership team has over 150 years of experience in the fields of juvenile justice and human services.
· Evidence Based Associates is providing services to the following Georgia partners:
o Clay County – Aggression Replacement Training and Strengthening Families
o Chatham County – Functional Family Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy and Aggression Replacement Training
o Coweta County – Functional Family Therapy and Strengthening Families
o Dougherty County – Functional Family Therapy
o Fayette County – Functional Family Therapy and Strengthening Families
o Hall County – Functional Family Therapy
o Lowndes County – Functional Family Therapy, Aggression Replacement Training and Strengthening Families
o Muscogee County – Functional Family Therapy and Strengthening families
o Rockdale County – Functional Family Therapy
o Troup County – Functional Family Therapy and Multisystemic Therapy
o Clayton County – Multisystemic Therapy and Thinking for A Change
o Cherokee County Juvenile Court, GA January 28, 2014 - present
o Chatham County Juvenile Court, GA July 1, 2013 - present
o Coweta County, GA January 1, 2014 - present
NOVA Engineering and Environmental, LLC
1. NOVA is a large corporation and, as such, it has numerous resources, such as various in-house testing capabilities, at its disposal. Due to the variety of roofing issues that CCG encounters, having these additional in-house capabilities would be a valuable asset.
2. NOVA has an impressive service plan and work history.
3. In the client work history, NOVA has several repeat clients, including many government agencies. This repeat business is a good sign for the quality of their work.
4. NOVA has performed work on many large jobs, and their personnel are more than qualified.
It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of one (1) Dodge Charger police pursuit vehicle, from Akins Ford LLC (Winder, GA) in the amount of $24,130.00.
Akins Ford LLC was the awarded vendor for RFB No. 17-0022 to provide twenty (20) Dodge Charger police pursuit vehicles, per Resolution No. 404-16. Per the bid, the unit price of $24,130.00 is protected for additional purchases made in the FY17 budget year (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017). The vendor has agreed to provide the additional unit at the stated price.
The vehicle is a replacement for a vehicle involved in an accident.
Funds are budgeted in the FY17 Budget as follows: General Fund – Police – Field Operations – Automobiles; 0101-400-2300-FILD-7721
It is requested that Council approve payment to Diamond Drugs, Inc., (Pittsburgh, PA), in the amount of $31,111.64, for pharmacy services utilized for inmates at the Muscogee County Jail and Muscogee County Prison. This payment will cover services provided during the months of February and March.
Funds are budgeted in the FY17 Budget: ($23,812.28) General Fund – Sheriff – Medical – Pharmacy Services; 0101 – 550 – 2650 – MEDD – 6323; and ($7,299.36) General Fund – MCP – Warden – Pharmacy Services; 0101- 420 – 1000 – MCCI – 6323.
· Onsite USPS employee.
· Lowest total cost.
· SouthData, Inc. has six facilities across the United States in North Carolina, Alabama, New Jersey, Arizona, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. This national presence allows SouthData to offer personal, timely service and seamless integration for production and data management
· SouthData, Inc. is driven by innovative technology. The company has consistently invested in faster, more capable equipment that has enabled us to continuously improve our processes.
· In 2014, SouthData, Inc. was acquired by OSG Billing Services, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services.
49,100 Annual Notice of Assessments
2,500 Annual Personal Property Returns
49,100 Annual Notices of Assessments
38,000 Annual Notice of Assessments
3,200 Annual Personal Property Returns
91,000 Annual Notice of Assessments
18,000 Annual Personal Property Returns
46,500 Annual Notice of Assessments
8,000 Annual Personal Property Returns
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF WORK UNIFORMS FROM CINTAS, INC. (CINCINNATI, OH), BY COOPERATIVE PURCHASING THROUGH U.S. COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING ALLIANCE (GPA), PER CONTRACT NUMBER 12-JLH-011C. CINTAS WILL BE UTILIZED AS AN ALTERNATE SOURCE FOR WORK UNIFORM PURCHASES FOR VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS.
WHEREAS, U.S. Communities is the leading national government purchasing cooperative, providing government procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutes, and nonprofits looking for the best overall supplier government pricing; and,
WHEREAS, RFP No. 12-JLH-011, adopted by U.S. Communities Governmental Purchasing Alliance, is a cooperative RFP available for use by any governmental entity. The City’s Procurement Ordinance, Article 9-101, authorizes the use of cooperative purchasing; and,
WHEREAS, the contract will remain in effect through March 31, 2019. Any additional extensions shall coincide with contract extensions granted by U.S. Communities.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase work uniforms from Cintas, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH), by cooperative purchasing through U.S. Communities Governmental Purchasing Alliance (GPA), per contract number 12-JLH-011C. Cintas will be utilized as an alternate source for work uniform purchases for various departments. Funds are budgeted each fiscal year for this ongoing expense: Various Departments - Uniforms.
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to make payment to Diamond Drugs, Inc., (Pittsburgh, PA), in the amount of, $31,111.64, for pharmacy services utilized for inmates at the Muscogee County Jail and Muscogee County Prison. This payment will cover services provided during the months of February and March. Funds are budgeted in the FY17 Budget: ($23,812.28) General Fund – Sheriff – Medical – Pharmacy Services; 0101 – 550 – 2650 – MEDD – 6323; and ($7,299.36) General Fund – MCP – Warden – Pharmacy Services; 0101- 420 – 1000 – MCCI – 6323.