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File #: 150075.    Version: Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2015 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 7/7/2016 Final action: 7/7/2016
Title: Agreement with Florida Department of Corrections - Parks Inmate Work Crew (B) This item requests that the City Commission approve a contract between the City of Gainesville (City) and Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) for an Inmate Work Crew for park maintenance activities for the term of November 22, 2016 through November 21, 2019.
Attachments: 1. 150075_FDOCAmdmt1_20150716.pdf, 2. 150075B_FDOCAgrmt_20150716.pdf, 3. 150075_Contract PRCA and FDOC_20160707.pdf

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Agreement with Florida Department of Corrections - Parks Inmate Work Crew (B)

 

This item requests that the City Commission approve a contract between the City of Gainesville (City) and Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) for an Inmate Work Crew for park maintenance activities for the term of November 22, 2016 through November 21, 2019.  

 

Explanation

The City’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department contracts with the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) to provide an Inmate Work Crew for park maintenance activities. The inmate work crew consists of an FDOC supervisor and five inmates. Annually, this works out to approximately 2080 hours for the officer and 10,000 hours of inmate labor. This three-year contract pays for the salary of the FDOC supervisor along with required tools and supplies in the amount of $172,491. The major work focus of this crew is litter cleanup, trash pickup, and general maintenance in city parks.

 

Fiscal Note

First year funds in the amount of $57,497 will be available in the FY2017 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department operational budget.

 

Recommendation

The City Commission authorize the City Manager to execute the contract and other related documents with Florida Department of Corrections for a contractual inmate work crew for the term of November 22, 2016 through November 21, 2019, subject to approval by the City Attorney as to form and legality.

 

 

 

 




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