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CITY OF RIVIERA BEACH COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
AGENDA ITEM SUMMARY

Meeting Date: 12/9/2015 
Agenda Category:

Subject: SECOND CONTRACT MODIFICATION FOR CONTINUING SERVICES WITH THE PITTMAN LAW GROUP

Recommendation/Motion: 

STAFF RECOMMENDS THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SECOND MODIFICATION TO THE CONTINUING SERVICES CONTRACT WITH THE PITTMAN LAW GROUP FOR ADVOCACY, POLICY AND LOBBYING SERVICES, TO EXTEND THE TERM BY ONE YEAR.

 


Originating Dept DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES  Costs $60,000 
User Dept. Funding Source
AdvertisedNo Budget Account Number
Date   
Paper   
Affected PartiesNot Required   

Background/Summary: 

THE WORK OF THE PITTMAN LAW GROUP WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING SERVICES FOR THE AGENCY TO ASSIST WITH IDENTIFYING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY ITEMS, BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS WITH EMPHASIS ON POLICY SUPPORT AND RESOURCE IDENTIFICATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE O’DONNELL AGENCY, LEADING LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS FOR TARGETED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, AND MAINTAINING AWARENESS AND VISIBILITY FOR AGENCY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES.  THE AGENCY NEEDS TO MAINTAIN A CONSISTENT, PROFESSIONAL AND THOROUGH ADVOCACY, MARKETING AND LOBBYING STRATEGY.  WE REQUIRE REPRESENTATION FROM PROFESSIONALS WHO HAVE THE CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO MAINTAIN A VISIBLE PRESENCE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, TALLAHASSEE, AND WASHINGTON, DC.   THE AGENCY HAS LIMITED STAFF CAPACITY TO SUSTAIN A THOUGHTFUL OUTREACH AND ADVOCACY EFFORT. FURTHER, MAJOR AND IMPORTANT CRA INITIATIVES AND PROJECTS NEED TO BE COMMUNICATED TO POLICY MAKERS AND FUNDERS FOR AWARENESS, POLICY SUPPORT AND RESOURCES.  THE AGENCY NEEDS TO INFLUENCE KEY AUDIENCES ABOUT OUR CITY’S ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND ADVANTAGES.

 

EXERCISE OF THE LAST, ONE YEAR OPTION OF THE EXISTING THREE (3)–YEAR AGREEMENT AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE BOARD AND SUBJECT TO EXTENSION OF THE CITY OF RIVIERA BEACH AGREEMENT.  A MONTHLY RETAINER WILL BE PAID AS OUTLINED BELOW:

 YEAR 3:  JANUARY 1, 2016-DECEMBER  31, 2016

MONTHLY RETAINER IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000.00, NOT TO EXCEED $60,000. 

 

REPORTS DUE WEEKLY FROM JANUARY TO MAY OF EACH YEAR, AND MONTHLY THEREAFTER UNLESS A DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENT IS REQUESTED BY THE AGENCY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

 

 
Fiscal Years
Capital Expenditures
Operating Costs
External Revenues
Program Income (city)
In-kind Match (city) 
Net Fiscal Impact
NO. Additional FTE Positions
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III. Review Comments

A. Finance Department Comments:
 
B. Purchasing/Intergovernmental Relations/Grants Comments:
 
C. Department Director Review:
Contract Start Date 
Contract End Date
Renewal Start DateJANUARY 1, 2016
Renewal End DateDECEMBER 31, 2016
Number of 12 month terms this renewal1
Dollar Amount$60,000
Contractor Company NameTHE PITTMAN LAW GROUP
Contractor ContactSEAN PITTMAN
Contractor Address
Contractor Phone Number
Contractor Email
Type of ContractProfessional services
Describe
ATTACHMENTS:
File NameDescriptionUpload DateType
Resolution-Pittman_Law_Group_Second_Modification.pdfRESOLUTION-PITTMAN LAW GROUP SECOND MODIFICATION11/30/2015Resolution
Memo-Pittman_Law_Group_Second_Modification.pdfMEMO-PITTMANLAW GROUP SECOND MODIFICATION11/30/2015Cover Memo
Second_Modification-Pittman_Law_Group.pdfSECOND MODIFICATION-PITTMAN LAW GROUP11/30/2015Agreement
REVIEWERS:
DepartmentReviewerActionDate
CRAHatcher, DarleneApproved12/2/2015 - 4:10 PM
CRA Internal ReviewApproved12/2/2015 - 4:28 PM