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149031 RESOLUTION NO. 14,903 2 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER 4 INTO CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE PREVENTION INTERVENTION 5 AND TREATMENT FUNDS FOR AFTER-SCHOOL/OUT-OF-SCHOOL 6 TIME POSITIVE PREVENTION PROGRAMS FOR 2019, ENDORSED 7 BY THE COMMISSION ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES; AND 8 FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 9 10 WHEREAS, as part of the continued efforts to fund special programs with Prevention and 11 Intervention Dollars that will benefit children, youth and families within the City of Little Rock, 12 Arkansas; and, 13 WHEREAS, After -School and Out -of -School Time Programs are part of the Positive Prevention 14 Programs conducted by non-profit organizations located within targeted neighborhoods of the City of 15 Little Rock; and, 16 WHEREAS, after the issuance of "Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Bid No. 18160 — Positive 17 Prevention Programs," thirteen (13) applicants bid to provide services to Little Rock citizens. Services 18 will be provided to program participant's ages six (6) to seventeen (17) residing within the City in Little 19 Rock, Arkansas; and, 20 WHEREAS, a review committee consisting of citizens and representatives of local community-based 21 organizations met to evaluate the qualifications and responses of the various non-profit organizations of 22 which two (2) applicants represent the highest score in the target area applied for; and, 23 WHEREAS, the Commission on Children, Youth and Families met to review the recommendations 24 and now endorses the following recommendations for approval; and, 25 WHEREAS, upon the adoption of this resolution, contracts will be negotiated with the organizations. 26 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 27 OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: 28 Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into Contracts with the following two (2) entities 29 in an amount not to exceed Seventy -Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000.00) per organization to provide 30 After-School/Out-of-School Time Positive Prevention Programs for a period of twelve (12) months 31 beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019: 32 1. Life Skills for Youth Southwest 6-11 33 2. My Sister's Keeper Far West 6-11 or 12/17 [Page 1 of 21 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Section 2. Funds for these programs are from the 2019 PIT Allocation, Account No. 108159- S 15A923. Section 3. (a) The term for each contract listed in Section 1 of this resolution shall be for a period of twelve (12) months with a start date of January 1, 2019, and an understanding that the City ratifies, accepts, and will compensate any work done between January 1, 2019, and the effective date of the approved contract. Section 4. All payments are conditioned upon entry into contracts for services that are in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; further, nothing in this resolution prevents the City from being able to offer similar services to any vendor during 2019 if, it its sole discretion, it decides to do so. Section 5. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of this resolution, which shall remain in full force and effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part of the resolution. Section 6. Repealer. All laws, ordinances and resolutions, or parts of the same, that are inconsistent with the provisions of this resolution, are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. // // // // // // // // // [Page 2 of 2]