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File #: ID18-0976    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/13/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/30/2018 Final action: 8/30/2018
Title: Actions related to the Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties 1. Uphold City Manager's Determination of that The Arc is Uniquely Qualified 2. Approve the Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties for trash pick-up services at Fresno Yosemite International Airport for an amount not to exceed $256,080.21. (Council District 4)
Sponsors: Airports Department
Attachments: 1. 08-30-2018 Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno-Madera Counties at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.pdf, 2. 08-30-2018 Approved Uniquely Qualified Exception Designation by City Manager's Office.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



August 30, 2018


FROM: KEVIN R. MEIKLE, Director of Aviation
Airports Department


SUBJECT
Title

Actions related to the Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties
1. Uphold City Manager's Determination of that The Arc is Uniquely Qualified
2. Approve the Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties for trash pick-up services at Fresno Yosemite International Airport for an amount not to exceed $256,080.21. (Council District 4)

Body
RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that the City Council uphold the City Manager's Determination of Uniquely Qualified Exception, and authorize the Director of Aviation to execute a Service Agreement with The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties (ARC) for trash pick-up services at Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) for an amount not to exceed $256,080.21.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

ARC is a local non-profit organization that provides vocational training, skills and job placement for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The ARC Vocational Services Division coordinates to provide jobs for these adults to perform a number of services, including: trash pickup, landscape services, janitorial services and many other opportunities. The ARC is uniquely qualified, pursuant to FMC 4-107(h), to perform these services in a socially beneficial and responsible manner because of their ability to provide supervised cleaning services to the Airport utilizing individuals from the intellectual and developmental disability community.

BACKGROUND

The Airport has an ongoing social outreach program and working with the ARC is very much a part of that effort. The individuals providing this service through the ARC have a sense of accomplishment from the jobs they hold and contribute to a positive airport experience for travelers and guests by providing clean and well-maintained grounds. The Airport, as a major transportation hub for the City of Fresno and the Central Valley, bene...

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