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File #: 11-0127    Version: 1 Name: 02/07/11 : ICMA Center for Public Safety Management for an Analysis of Fire Services for the City of Ann Arbor
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/7/2011 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/7/2011 Final action: 2/7/2011
Enactment date: 2/7/2011 Enactment #: R-11-031
Title: Resolution to Authorize City Administrator to Negotiate a Contract with International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Center for Public Safety Management for an Analysis of Fire Services for the City of Ann Arbor (not to exceed $54,000)
Title
Resolution to Authorize City Administrator to Negotiate a Contract with International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Center for Public Safety Management for an Analysis of Fire Services for the City of Ann Arbor (not to exceed $54,000)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution that will authorize the City Administrator to negotiate a professional services agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and ICMA Center for Public Safety Management for an analysis of fire services for the City of Ann Arbor.

ICMA is a premier local government leadership and management organization whose mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional local government management worldwide.

ICMA will assemble a hand selected project team of subject matter experts with nationally recognized expertise in a wide range of public safety services. This team will have experience supporting clients in local government as well as state and private sectors. They will serve as key personnel in an analysis of current and future deployment of staff and resources.

The goal of the analysis is to develop recommendations for Ann Arbor that will enable the City to produce the outcomes necessary to provide critical emergency services and provide the city with a thorough and unbiased solution to the questions regarding the usage of services.

The project team will look at the deployment of the fire services unit to determine the appropriateness of current staffing levels in context to calls for service, response times, and employee safety standards. An objective analysis of the call center data and overall operation assessment will be developed. The deployment benchmarks will be reviewed and compared to national standards such as the 2010 National Fire Protection 1710 and 1720 standards as well as the recently proposed amendments to the Insurance Standards Office (ISO) Public Protection Classifications.

The ICMA data t...

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