Legislation # 14-0122 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 3/12/2014
Title Resolution Determining Shellae Blackwell To Be The Only Source Practicably Available From Which To Procure Neighborhood Capacity Building Services and Authorizing The Negotiation And Execution Of A Service Contract With Shellae Blackwell as “Sole Source
 
Legislation History 14-0122
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
3/12/2014 Approved items 1 through 8 on the consent agenda.
3/2/2014 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 14-0122

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 14-0122

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Determining Shellae Blackwell To Be The Only Source Practicably Available From Which To Procure Neighborhood Capacity Building Services and Authorizing The Negotiation And Execution Of A Service Contract With Shellae Blackwell as Sole Source

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Hampton City Council acknowledges one of the goals of the Safe & Clean Campaign is to build positive relationships with neighborhood leaders and organizations in targeted areas to reduce crime and blight; and

 

WHEREAS, the Hampton City Council recognizes that community-based organizations have a unique role to play in the revitalization of neighborhoods and local economies, and established neighborhood organizations, such as associations, neighborhood watch programs, and neighborhood alliances, are a means to building a neighborhoods capacity to address issues crime and blight.

 

WHEREAS, Hampton City Council acknowledges the public interest in providing, through its Community Development Department, the most efficient and cost-effective means reasonably available and affordable to facilitate neighborhood leadership engagement, promote a positive perception by residents and civic leaders of city staff and services, strengthen neighborhood leadership and their ability to manage neighborhood issues, and support the develop of strategic community partnerships to leverage additional resources to address neighborhood issues; and

 

WHEREAS, Shellae Blackwell, formerly an employee of the Hampton Neighborhood Office for over thirty (30) years, has the experience, relationships with staff and members of the community, to effectively engage residents in Safe & Clean areas for the purpose of providing information, education and training, to manage the vision and vitality of their neighborhoods, and build relationships that are beneficial to neighborhood success

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager has concluded and the Council agrees that the circumstances above make Shellae Blackwell the only source available from which to procure temporary Neighborhood Capacity Building services;

 

WHEREAS, Council further understands that the City Manager seeks to secure Ms. Blackwells services on a contract basis for the limited period of May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015, with an option to renew for an additional 12 months if needed;

 

WHEREAS, the price at which Ms. Blackwell has offered to perform Neighborhood Capacity Building in targeted areas of the City has been determined to be fair and reasonable;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia as follows:

 

1. That the contract for procuring Neighborhood Capacity Building Services described above may be negotiated and awarded to Shellae Blackwell as a sole source without competitive sealed bidding or competitive negotiation as set forth in Virginia Code Section 2.2-4303.E;

 

2. That the City Manager or his authorized designee is hereby authorized to negotiate and execute a services purchase contract with Shellae Blackwell; and

 

3. That the notice awarding the contract to Shellae Blackwell shall be posted in a public place pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-4303.E.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on March 12, 2014.

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council