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File #: 2021-2088    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/22/2021 In control: Committee on Human Resources
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action: 11/8/2021
Enactment date: 11/8/2021 Enactment #: 774
Effective date: 11/10/2021    
Title: Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $180,000.00.
Attachments: 1. 2021-2089 Cover Letter-Council Letter, 2. 2021-2088-OMB Signed Waiver Request, 3. 2021-2088-EORC Waiver letter- PSI Services, 4. Summary 2021-2088

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Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.  Cost not to exceed $180,000.00.

 

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into a contract(s) for professional consulting services with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education 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.

§                     Revising the processes for background investigation and candidate selection phases.

 

Said Contracts 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 One Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars ($180,000.00), chargeable to and payable from Account Code: 11101.109000.53.53901.2022, Account Code: 11101.109000.53.53901.2023, Account Code: 11101.109000.53.53901.2024 and Account Code: 11101.109000.53.53901.2025.

 

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:

 

 

                     Budget Year                                                                      Account Code                                                                                      Amount____

                          2022                                                               11101.109000.53.53901.2022                                          $45,000.00

                          2023                                                               11101.109000.53.53901.2023                                          $45,000.00

                          2024                                                               11101.109000.53.53901.2024                                          $45,000.00

                          2025                                                               11101.109000.53.53901.2025                                          $45,000.00

 

 

Section 3.     Any ordinance or Resolution or part thereof conflicting with the provisions of this Resolution is hereby repealed so far as the same affects this Resolution.