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File #: 16-0466    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/25/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/17/2016 Final action: 5/17/2016
Title: Human Resources recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment I to Agreement 154-S1610 with Municipal Resource Group, LLC to provide investigative services and other specialized personnel services on an "as requested" basis for the Human Resources Department, increasing the total not to exceed amount by $145,939 for a new total not to exceed amount of $210,000 based on the department's estimated cost of services for the contract period. There is no change to the original term of the Agreement. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Route Agm No. 154-S1610 AMD I 5-17-16, 2. B - Agreement No. 154-S1610 AMD I 5-17-16, 3. C - Original Fully Executed Agm No. 154-S1610 and Approved Blue Route 5-17-16, 4. Executed Amendment 1 154-S1510
Related files: 18-1163
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Human Resources recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment I to Agreement 154-S1610 with Municipal Resource Group, LLC to provide investigative services and other specialized personnel services on an "as requested" basis for the Human Resources Department, increasing the total not to exceed amount by $145,939 for a new total not to exceed amount of $210,000 based on the department's estimated cost of services for the contract period. There is no change to the original term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Human Resources recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment I to Agreement No. 154-S1610 with Municipal Resource Group, LLC (MRG) to provide investigative services and other specialized personnel services on an "as requested" basis for the Human Resources Department, increasing the total not to exceed amount by $145,939 for a new total not to exceed amount of $210,000 based on the department's estimated cost of services for the contract period. There is no change to the original term of the Agreement.

Make findings that it is more feasible and economical to engage an outside contractor for the provision of investigative services and other specialized personnel services in accordance with Ordinance 3.13.040. Contract is necessary to protect against a conflict of interest or to ensure independent and unbiased findings where there is a need for an outside perspective; for example, contracts relating to litigation or potential litigation may require independent contractors. Special skills and qualifications are involved in the performance of the work. The nature of the work involves temporary, occasional, or urgent services.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Human Resources receives complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment and retaliation by County employees. When appropriate, the department has contracted with outside vendors to pro...

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