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File #: 55277    Version: 1 Name: A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a competitively-selected, 2-year service contract with three optional 2-year renewal terms with Ergometrics and Applied Personnel Research, Inc. as consultant for the Firefighter Applicant Pr
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 4/30/2019 Final action: 4/30/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00357
Title: A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a competitively-selected, 2-year service contract with three optional 2-year renewal terms with Ergometrics and Applied Personnel Research, Inc. as consultant for the Firefighter Applicant Process
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a competitively-selected, two-year service contract with three optional two-year renewal terms with Ergometrics and Applied Personnel Research, Inc. to facilitate the firefighter applicant process. The cost of the 2019-2020 contract is $54,790. In 2019, this includes $16,980 for job analysis, $3,120 for development of the written exam, and $15,020 for development of the physical ability testing for a total of $35,120. The Fire Department’s 2019 operating budget includes $22,000 for this contract. The additional $13,120 will be funded through savings in other purchased services.

The cost in 2020 is $10,000 for the written exam scoring and $9,670 for the oral interview development and scoring for a total of $19,670.

The cost of the first renewal term (2021-2022) is approximately $3,000 in 2021 for test development and $22,000 in 2022 for the actual testing, interviews and physical ability scoring.

No appropriation is required.

Title
A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a competitively-selected, 2-year service contract with three optional 2-year renewal terms with Ergometrics and Applied Personnel Research, Inc. as consultant for the Firefighter Applicant Process

Body
WHEREAS, the Madison Fire Department utilizes a consultant contractor to facilitate the firefighter applicant process; and

WHEREAS, the contractor is commonly referred to as Ergometrics, Inc., however the legal name of the contractor is Ergometrics and Applied Personnel Research, Inc. and the resolution and contract shall reflect and be approved under the legal name.

WHEREAS, the previous contract expired on August 31, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Division and Fire Department through a competitive process solicited proposals for RFP #8765, Applicant Process Consultant, and received one written proposal; and

WHEREAS, an evaluation team consisting of Purchasing staff and relevant Fire, Human Resources, and Civil...

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