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File #: 19-0997    Version: 1 Name: 6/17/19 Resolution for GCSI FY20 Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action: 6/17/2019
Enactment date: 6/17/2019 Enactment #: R-19-295
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. for Lobbying Services ($48,000.00)
Attachments: 1. GCSI PSA 2019-20.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. for Lobbying Services ($48,000.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution requests authorization for a twelve month contract for services with Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI) for $48,000.00 for fiscal year 2020.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Funds for this contract are included in the FY2020 City Administrator's budget.

Since 2001 GCSI has provided the City with legislative advocacy and assistance with the governor and state departments. GCSI has contributed to the City's efforts to increase state funding for fire protection, land-use planning, and parks and recreation projects. GCSI monitors issues currently pending before the legislature and advocates the city's specific interests.

GCSI's current contract for services expires on June 30, 2019.

GCSI complies with the requirements of the Non-Discrimination and Living Wage ordinances.
Staff
Prepared by: Sara Higgins, Strategic Planning Coordinator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, In 2001, City Council sought proposals for the provision of lobbying services for the City and awarded a one-year contract to Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI) which under the terms of the contract provided for two six-month service periods;

Whereas, GCSI's current contract for services expires on June 30, 2018;

Whereas, GCSI has done an outstanding job since 2001 of communicating issues currently pending before the legislature;

Whereas, Funds for this contract are included in the Administrator's Office FY2019 budget; and

Whereas, GCSI complies with the requirements of the Non-Discrimination and Living Wage Ordinances;

RESOLVED, That Council approve a 12-month contract with GCSI in the amount of $48,000.00 for fiscal year 2020 to perform lobbying services for the City;

RESOLVED, That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement after approval as t...

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