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File #: 65631    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing a non-competitive contract with Madison Area Technical College to provide Paramedic Training for the Madison Fire Department for the Academic Year 2021-2022 not to exceed the amount of $78,450.00.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Enactment date: 6/18/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00450
Title: Authorizing a non-competitive contract with Madison Area Technical College to provide Paramedic Training for the Madison Fire Department for the Academic Year 2021-2022 not to exceed the amount of $78,450.00.
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Charles Myadze, Syed Abbas, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. Madison Area Technical College - Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required May 2021.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a non-competitive contract with Madison Area Technical College to provide Paramedic Training for the Madison Fire Department. The contract amount will not exceed $78,450.00. Funding is available in the Fire Department's 2021 operating budget. No appropriation is required.

Title
Authorizing a non-competitive contract with Madison Area Technical College to provide Paramedic Training for the Madison Fire Department for the Academic Year 2021-2022 not to exceed the amount of $78,450.00.

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The Madison Fire Department provides emergency medical services to the community. Ten Fire Fighter/Paramedic positions are needed to fill expected retirements, promotions and medics choosing to no longer retain their paramedic status with the Department. The Madison Fire Department is not a certified training center for initial paramedic training, we contract with Madison Area Technical College to provide this initial training and certification of our firefighter/paramedics.

WHEREAS, Madison Fire Department need to train and certify up to ten (10) personnel as FireFighter/Paramedics to fill vacancies due to attrition: and

WHEREAS, The Madison Fire Department is not a certified training center for initial paramedic training: and

WHEREAS, Madison Area Technical College was contracted with previously in 2019 and 2020 to provide the paramedic training and certification: and

WHEREAS, Madison Fire Department has negotiated a contract with Madison Area Technical College for the Academic Year 2021-2022 to provide paramedic training starting late August 2021 to certify personnel in anticipation of expected retirements: and

WHEREAS, MGO 4.26 requires the Common Council to approve service contracts exceeding $50,000 if the contractor was not selected through a full competitive selection process.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Council approves a contract not to exceed $78,450.00 with Madison Area Technical College through Ap...

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