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File #: 49307    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the sole source purchase of services by the Community Development Division from Community Coordinated Child Care (4-Cs) for surveying, data analysis, and research services associated with early childhood and school-age care in Mad
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/24/2017 In control: EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: 12/5/2017 Final action: 12/5/2017
Enactment date: 12/11/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00942
Title: Authorizing the sole source purchase of services by the Community Development Division from Community Coordinated Child Care (4-Cs) for surveying, data analysis, and research services associated with early childhood and school-age care in Madison.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a sole source contract with Community Child Care for a period of up to five years, subject to annual review by the Community Development Division. The 2018 contract amount is $42,523, which is currently included in the 2018 Executive Operating Budget. Funding for future contract amounts is subject to Common Council approval.
Title
Authorizing the sole source purchase of services by the Community Development Division from Community Coordinated Child Care (4-Cs) for surveying, data analysis, and research services associated with early childhood and school-age care in Madison.
Body
WHEREAS, under to MGO 3.12(10)5, the City of Madison Community Development Division Child Care Unit is required to utilize a survey of child care provider tuition rates to establish the average cost of child care in Madison; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned survey is used to determine the rate at which the City’s Child Care Tuition Assistance Program will reimburse providers for serving low-income children in the Program; and

WHEREAS, Community Coordinated Child Care is the only vendor in Dane County authorized by the State of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families as the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency, as the pre-licensing service provider and as the YoungStar Program Office which affords them unparalleled access to child care program data that no other vendor possesses; and

WHEREAS, Community Coordinated Child Care is also the only vendor in Dane County authorized by Dane County to provide child care certification services; and

WHEREAS, the services sought by the Child Care Unit work requires a strong working knowledge of Madison’s child care provider network in order to effectively identify, gather and analyze relevant data; and

WHEREAS, many data points pertaining to Madison’s child care network are collected and maintained only by Community Coordinated Child Care; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned thorough understa...

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