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File #: 19-1001    Version: 1 Name: AVCS Speech/Pathology Services 2019-20
Type: Agreements/Contracts Status: Passed
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/5/2019 Final action: 9/5/2019
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN A LOVE FOR LANGUAGE, INC. AND THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES FOR SPEECH/ LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES AT THE ACADEMIC VILLAGE CHARTER SCHOOL AND TO INCREASE THE ESTIMATED ANNUAL COSTS FOR FUTURE YEARS TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $26,000 PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(2) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES. 
Attachments: 1. 1. A Love for Language Agreement (20190723OG-IS)(Vendor Executed), 2. 2. Exhibit B - HIPAA BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT (Vendor Executed)
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN A LOVE FOR LANGUAGE, INC. AND THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES FOR SPEECH/ LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES AT THE ACADEMIC VILLAGE CHARTER SCHOOL AND TO INCREASE THE ESTIMATED ANNUAL COSTS FOR FUTURE YEARS TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $26,000 PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(2) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES. 

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  The School Board of Broward County requires all schools to provide speech/ language pathology services to students.

2.  On January 18, 2018, the City entered into an agreement with A Love for Language Inc. for an initial six (6) month period ending on June 30, 2018.

3.  The City of Pembroke Pines Charter School Academic Village utilizes A Love for Language Inc. for Part Time Speech and Language Pathologist services.

4.  On March 7, 2018 City Commission approved the professional services agreement between A Love for Language Inc. and the City of Pembroke Pines for speech/ language pathology services at the  Academic Village Charter School (AVCS) for an additional two (2) year term, at a price of $50.00 per hour for an estimated annual amount of $20,000, with services commencing on July 1, 2018 and expiring on June 30, 2020.

5.  For school year 2019-20, Academic Village school administration has projected an increased need for speech/pathology services based on the special needs of their 2019-20 student population. They have requested approval to utilize the speech/pathology services provided by A Love for Language Inc. for 13 hours per week for an estimated annual amount of $26,000.

6.  Pursuant to Section 35.18(C)(2) of the City's Code of Ordinances "Professional services.  Contracts for professional services involving peculiar skill, ability, experience or expertise, which are in their nature unique and not subject to competitive bidding, or competitive proposals, are exempt from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requi...

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