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File #: 22-0511    Version: 1 Name: Cambridge Program FY2022-2023
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2022 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 6/15/2022 Final action: 6/15/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TESTING MATERIAL FOR THE CAMBRIDGE PROGRAM AT THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE FOR THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $262,762.25 FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 35.18 (C)(7)(A) AND 35.18 (C)(7)(J) OF THE CITY'S PROCUREMENT CODE.
Sponsors: Charter School Principal, Charter School Administrative Support Office
Attachments: 1. 1. Exhibit 1. Cambridge 2022-23 Fees List.pdf
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TESTING MATERIAL FOR THE CAMBRIDGE PROGRAM AT THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE FOR THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $262,762.25 FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 35.18 (C)(7)(A) AND 35.18 (C)(7)(J) OF THE CITY'S PROCUREMENT CODE.

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 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "COMPETITIVE BIDDING OR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS REQUIRED; EXCEPTIONS."

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

- Section 35.18(C)(7) states, "The following contractual services are not subject to the competitive procurement requirement:"

- Section 35.18(C)(7)(a) states, "Academic program reviews, lectures or seminars by individuals, professional development programs, training, and continuing education seminars;"

- Section 35.18(C)(7)(j) states, "Educational books, technical publications or other type trade journals;"

- 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 Pembroke Pines Charter Schools implemented the Cambridge Program at the Academic Village Charter School (AVCS) beginning in the 2014-2015 school year to provide students with additional opportunities to pursue an advanced curriculum and earn college credits.

2. Part of the program requires testing at the end...

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