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File #: 2013-1236    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 2/26/2013 In control: Committee on Human Resources
On agenda: Final action: 3/12/2013
Enactment date: 3/12/2013 Enactment #: 161
Effective date: 3/18/2013    
Title: Resolution providing for a supplemental contract(s) for consulting services for Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $77,000.00.
Indexes: CONTRACT
Attachments: 1. 2013-1236.doc
Presenter
Presented by Mr. Peduto

Title
Resolution providing for a supplemental contract(s) for consulting services for Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof not to exceed $77,000.00.
Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into a supplemental contract(s) for consulting services with E.B. Jacobs, Inc. pertaining to the following Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services:

§ The use of proprietary written and oral board test preparation guides and standardized examination materials.

§ Training of oral board panel members (City of Pittsburgh Police) which includes an overview of the oral exam, the standard test procedures, elimination/reduction of biases, and reliability.

§ Conducting statistical analyses on all examination components in accordance with organizational psychology practices and the Uniform Federal Guidelines on Employee Selection.

§ Weighting and combining exam scores and setting passing scores; providing preliminary and final scores, statistical analysis reports, and final content validity reports.

Said supplemental contract(s) shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor and shall contain such terms and conditions as said Solicitor may require. The total amount not to exceed Seventy Seven Thousand Dollars ($77,000.00), chargeable to and payable from Account Code: 11101.55.55301.109000.2013 $63,000.00, Account Code: 11101.55.55301.109000.2014 $7,000.00 and Account Code: 11101.55.55301.109000.2015 $7,000.00.

Section 2. The City Controller shall encumber funds for the annual contract, subject to the amount of funds to be appropriated by City Council in respective budget year from the following chart account:
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