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Posted: January 06, 2017
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: LF011117-14

Agenda Item Title:

Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign an Agreement with the Center for Public Safety Management for a comprehensive analysis of the Rapid City Fire and EMS services.

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
City Council Hearing Date:
Mayor Steve Allender
Staff Contact:
Kelsey Sakos
Agenda Item Summary:
The Center for Public Safety Management is a partner of the International City/County management Association (ICMA) that provides comprehensive analysis on governance and administration, organizational behavior/management, financial resources, programs, risk management, ISO/accreditation and consolidation options. The Mayor requests authorization for himself and the Finance Officer to sign this contract, at which point the Center for Public Safety Management would begin the evaluation process. Pursuant to the timeline set out in the proposal, it’s anticipated that evaluation process will be completed as early as 105 days from the contract being signed (p. 19 of proposal).

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center
Funding Source & Fiscal Impact Notes:
Costs associated with this request consist of $62,500 for the evaluation plus travel expense. The funding will come out of the Rapid City Fire Department’s Wildland Fire Budget.


Origination Recommendation Action: