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File #: 16-1176    Version: 1 Name: 9/6/16 Morris & McDaniel PSA
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/6/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/6/2016 Enactment #: R-16-343
Title: Resolution to Appropriate Funds for and Approve an Agreement with Morris & McDaniel Management Consultants for Fire Services Promotional Testing Services ($75,000.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Morris McDaniel PSA Fire Promotional Testing.pdf
Title
Resolution to Appropriate Funds for and Approve an Agreement with Morris & McDaniel Management Consultants for Fire Services Promotional Testing Services ($75,000.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
The attached resolution seeks approval for a professional services contract with Morris & McDaniel Management Consultants for 9 separate Fire Department Management promotional testing & examination processes.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: It will be necessary to amend the adopted FY17 Fire Services budget and appropriate sufficient funds for procurement of the requested services.

The contracted testing services will provide a total of 124 promotional tests for qualifying Fire Department members for the ranks of Fire Battalion Chief; Fire Captain; Fire Lieutenant; Fire Marshal; Fire Inspector; Fire Training Officer; Assistant Fire Training Officer; Master Mechanic; Assistant Mechanic, as required by the Current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with IAFF Local 693 (members may test for more than one position, assuming they are qualified.).

Each promotional list is good for three (3) years or until the list is exhausted of qualified candidates, whichever comes first.

Morris & McDaniel Management Consultants is a proven leader in Public Safety Emergency Services entry level and promotional testing. Morris& McDaniel provided our recent entry level examination process using a patented background testing instrument that provided highly favorable candidate results. They also provide entry level and promotional testing services to police and fire departments in New York City; Austin and Huston, Texas; Orange County, Florida; Hartford, Connecticut; Memphis, Tennessee, and several other communities.

They are the sole source for providing a patented review process for candidate challenges to their examinations, which includes a full separate review by a completely different panel of subject matter experts. No other firm in the country provides this service. Morris ...

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