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File #: ID 20-001420    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/22/2020 Final action: 10/22/2020
Title: Actions pertaining to the Mayor's Faith Based Partnership Agreement: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 29th Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $19,000 for the Faith Based Partnership Amended Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor's Veto); 2. Approve Third Amendment to Agreement with Fresno Pacific University's Center for Community Transformation (CCT) in the amount of $18,000 and an additional $1,000 for reimbursement of meeting expenses, for a total amount not to exceed $69,000 for services under the Mayor's Faith Based Partnership Council.
Sponsors: Mayor's Office
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-Agreement_CCT 08.01.17 - 07.31.18.pdf, 2. Attachment B-Amendments to Agreement_CCT 10.15.20.pdf, 3. Attachment C-AAR 21 29th Faith Based Partnership_SRM.pdf, 4. Attachment D-Roster and Protocols.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



October 15, 2020


FROM: LEE BRAND, Mayor
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

BY: H. SPEES. Director, Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

SUBJECT
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Actions pertaining to the Mayor's Faith Based Partnership Agreement:
1. ***RESOLUTION - 29th Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $19,000 for the Faith Based Partnership Amended Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor's Veto);
2. Approve Third Amendment to Agreement with Fresno Pacific University's Center for Community Transformation (CCT) in the amount of $18,000 and an additional $1,000 for reimbursement of meeting expenses, for a total amount not to exceed $69,000 for services under the Mayor's Faith Based Partnership Council.

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RECOMMENDATION

The Mayor recommends Council approve a Third Amendment to the Agreement with CCT in the amount of $18,000 and up to an additional $1,000 for reimbursement of meeting expenses.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On August 1, 2017, the City appointed a Faith-Based Partnership Council (Council) to inform and provide input to the Mayor's Office on critical issues pertaining to topics that directly involve religious, faith-based or community-based organizations in Fresno; to serve as a liaison between congregations, denominations, or networks; provide information, news and updates; and form recommendations on how the City can more effectively partner with faith-based organizations to help the wider community (Services).
The Third Amendment authorizes an increase of $19,000, comprised of $18,000 for an additional year of funding and up to $1,000 for reimbursement of meeting expenses, for a total contract amount not to exceed $69,000 and allows the Council to continue providing its Services. The original agreement and subsequent amendments have surpassed the City Manager's contractual authority of $50,000 and therefore requires City Council approval.
BACKGROUND

The Council is a gathering...

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