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File #: 21-0508    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (B) that specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5604 with Northern California Construction Training to provide a pre-apprenticeship program to increase the skillsets of the clients of the El Dorado County Probation Department. This agreement is for the term of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, for a Not to Exceed Amount of $117,768; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5604, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Public Safety Realignment (AB109).
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route, 2. B - Agmt 5604, 3. Executed Agreement 5604
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Probation Department recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (B) that specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5604 with Northern California Construction Training to provide a pre-apprenticeship program to increase the skillsets of the clients of the El Dorado County Probation Department. This agreement is for the term of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, for a Not to Exceed Amount of $117,768; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5604, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Public Safety Realignment (AB109).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Northern California Construction Training (NCCT) is a non-profit organization providing pre-apprenticeship training programs that provide students with training in construction-based trades. The comprehensive program includes hands-on training in construction trades, job safety, first aid, preparation for entry exams to apprenticeship programs, development of appropriate work behaviors, certifications, and job placement services. These skills are not currently identified in County job classifications and NCCT offers a variety of training opportunities that it would not be feasible to hire and train additional permanent staff to provide. Upon completion of the program, 85% of graduates are placed in employment with a continuing effort from NCCT to employ graduates not employed at the time of graduation.

NCCT has been providing pre-apprenticeship programs to the Probation Department’s (Probation) clients since October of 2018. NCCT supports Probation’s Vision to create “Safe Communiti...

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