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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.

 

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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 April 7, 2022 to cover tuition, training, testing and certification fees: and

 

BE FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute the contract.