Board of Directors Special Called Meeting

 

August 8, 2023

4:00 PM

 

 

 

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ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:†††††††††††††††††††††

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

Agenda

 

 

1.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Sole-Source Contract with Unite Private Network, in an amount not to exceed $135,635.00, plus applicable taxes and fees, for the purchase of equipment and service to connect to a Fiber-Based Telecommunications Network for the East Little Rock Community Center; and for other purposes. (Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act) (1st Reading held on August 1, 2023) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis:An ordinance to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Sole-Source Contract with Unite Private Network for the purchase of equipment and service to connect to a Fiber-Based Telecommunications Network for the East Little Rock Community Center.

 

 

 

2.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to enter into a one (1)-year sole-source agreement with City Year, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00, to establish an education program relative to the Cityís Educational Initiative for use by the Little Rock School District; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.(1st Reading held on August 1, 2023) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis:An ordinance to authorize City Manager to enter into a contract with City Year, Inc., to establish an educational program whereby City Year AmeriCorps Members provide single-point solutions to address a school or studentís needs and designed to meet studentsí academic and social-emotional needs by providing support at the individual student, classroom, and whole-school levels and to create school-wide learning environments.

 

 

 

3.   ORDINANCE

 

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to award a contract to Aptus Financial to assist eligible City Employees to seek student loan forgiveness; to establish an initial fee and an annual renewal fee; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.(1st Reading held on August 1, 2023) Staff recommends approval.