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File #: 21-0887    Version: 1 Name: Certiport 2021-22 Agreement
Type: Agreements/Contracts Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 10/6/2021 Final action: 10/6/2021
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND AGREEMENT FROM THE SOLE SOURCE VENDOR, CERTIPORT, A BUSINESS OF NCS PEARSON, INC.,FOR LEARNING CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT TESTING MATERIALS IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,868 TO HELP SUPPORT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION AT THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(3) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Sponsors: Charter School Administrative Support Office
Attachments: 1. 1. Exhibit 1. FS 1003.491-Florida Career and Professional Education Act.pdf, 2. 2. Exhibit 2. Certiport Quote 2021-22.pdf, 3. 3. Exhibit 3. Certiport 2018 Original Agreement and Amendments.pdf, 4. 4. Exhibit 4. NCS Pearson Agreement.pdf
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND AGREEMENT FROM THE SOLE SOURCE VENDOR, CERTIPORT, A BUSINESS OF NCS PEARSON, INC.,FOR LEARNING CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT TESTING MATERIALS IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,868 TO HELP SUPPORT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION AT THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(3) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.

Summary Explanation and Background

PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinances is titled “PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, PUBLIC FUNDS.”

- Section 35.18(C) states that "Only the following situations are exempt from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requirements of this section:"

- Section 35.18(C)(3) states that "City standard, single-source and sole- source commodities or services. City standard, single- source and sole-source commodities or services are exempt from this section."

- Section 35.21 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "AWARD OF CONTRACT."

- Section 35.21(A) of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "City Commission approval."

- Section 35.21(A)(1) states, "An initial purchase of, or contract for, commodities or services, in excess of $25,000, shall require the approval of the City Commission, regardless of whether the competitive bidding or competitive proposal procedures were followed."

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1. The City of Pembroke Pines Charter School would like to broaden students’ opportunities to gain certifications that will support their continued success in areas relating to career and technical education. 

2. The Florida Career and Professional Education Act was created to provide a statewide planning partnership between business and education communities, to expand and retain high-value industry, and sustain a vibrant state economy (See Exhibit 1. FS 1003.491-Florida Career and Professional Education Act). Through the successful development of a Career and ...

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