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File #: 19-1466    Version: 1 Name: 8/19/19 - Resolution for SDS Global DEI Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/3/2019 Enactment #: R-19-412
Title: Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan Services ($161,000.00)
Attachments: 1. RFP #18-34 DEI Plan Consultant Evaluation Process-.pdf, 2. SDS Fee Proposal to City of Ann Arbor Diversity Equity and Inclusion Plan RFP Revised Jun 2019.pdf, 3. SDS Agreement EXT.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan Services ($161,000.00)
Memorandum
The resolution before you requests approval of a contract with SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) plan services. The City's DEI plan is intended to provide guidance to improve the city's recruitment and retention of a more diverse workforce, to ensure that our hiring practices and administrative policies reflect a commitment to equity, and to recommend policies that promote an inclusive workplace where all feel welcome. The DEI plan will also provide guidance to ensure that the City facilities are inclusive and services provided to the citizens are inclusive and equitable.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: $64,000.00 for the first year of this project is budgeted and available in the FY20 General Fund Non-Departmental Citywide Training Budget and HR Budget; the remaining $97,000 is planned to be budgeted in the FY21 General Fund Non-Departmental Citywide Training Budget.

A Request for Proposal (RFP #18-34) was issued in September 2018. Seven responses were received from the following companies:

* Amy Cell, LLC
* Global Bridgebuilders
* JER HR Group
* Franklin Covey
* MGT Consulting Group
* SDS Global Enterprises, Inc.
* Total Employee Sourcing, LLC

The RFP review committee determined that SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. was most qualified to assist in development of the City's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan. The proposed agreement includes the fee structure for services, which total $64,000 for FY2020, and $97,000.00 for FY2021, over the two-year agreement.

SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's non-discrimination and living wage ordinances.
Staff
Prepared By: Sharie Sell, HR Service Partner/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Reviewed By: John Fournier, Assistant City Administrator/Interim HR Director
Approved By...

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