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Legislation #: 961410 Introduction Date: 10/31/1996
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Stating the intent to open selected City services to public/private competitive contracting; defining the concept of public/private competitive contracting; and defining the City's policy regarding employees displaced by competitive contracting.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/31/1996

Prepare to Introduce

10/31/1996

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

11/6/1996

Hold On Agenda

11/13/1996

Be Adopted as a Committee Substitute

11/14/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

11/21/1996

Held on Docket

11/26/1996

Adopted as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 961410

 

Stating the intent to open selected City services to public/private competitive contracting; defining the concept of public/private competitive contracting; and defining the City's policy regarding employees displaced by competitive contracting.

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager has developed a public/private competitive contracting process in conjunction with the City Auditor's Office; and this process is outlined in the City Auditor's Special Report on Public/Private Competition presented to the Finance and Administration Committee of the City Council on August 21, 1996; and

 

WHEREAS, public/private contracting, also referred to as managed competition, is defined as: competitive bidding between public sector service providers and private sector service providers for delivery of government services; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Office of Management Services, under the direction of the City Manager, shall coordinate and manage private/public competitive contracting of select City services.

 

Section 2. That the competitive contracting process, roles and responsibilities will follow those outlined in the City Auditor's Special Report on Public/Private Competition.

 

Section 3. That the selection of services for competitive contracting shall be guided by the following indicators:

 

a. Market Environment - Number of service providers able to compete b. Quality of Performance - Effectiveness, timeliness and efficiency c. Employee Impact d. Legal Barriers e. Government Control - Ease of monitoring and measuring service and provider f. Potential to Segment Services g. Potential for Savings h. Risk of Liability Exposure

 

Section 4. That the City Manager reserves the right to make management decisions regarding particular services which may result in outsourcing of services in lieu of public/private competitive contracting.

 

Section 5. That in the event competitive contracting or outsourcing impact current jobs or job holders, the City shall make every effort such that City employees have the following options available to them:

 

a. First right of refusal with the successful private provider for a specified period of time, if feasible;

b. Reassignment to another position within the City; c. Assignment to a Special Projects Services Team for a specified period of time based on project requirements, with the option to transfer to available permanent positions;

d. On-the-job training to learn a new job created by Transformation; or e. Outplacement assistance if employees leave City employment.

 

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