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File #: 2020-833    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/26/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: (1) APPROVAL OF A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH KILEY & ASSOCIATES, LLC, FOR FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY SERVICES, PURSUANT TO SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION; AND (2) SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR POTENTIAL STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CONSULTANTS (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Proposed Contract Services Agreement with Kiley & Associates, 2. Kiley & Associates (federal), 3. LM5 (federal), 4. Lucien Global (state), 5. Leal Trejo - Legislative Advocacy Group (state), 6. IDEATE California (state), 7. Renne Public Policy Group (state), 8. Balance Public Relations (state), 9. Joe A. Gonsalves & Sons (state), 10. Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. (state), 11. Nossaman (state and federal combined), 12. Strategies 360 (state and federal combined), 13. Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. (state and federal combined)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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CONSIDER: (1) APPROVAL OF A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH KILEY & ASSOCIATES, LLC, FOR FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY SERVICES, PURSUANT TO SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION; AND (2) SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR POTENTIAL STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CONSULTANTS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

This item transmits a recommendation to the City Council from a City Council Subcommittee that consisted of former Mayor Albert Robles and Mayor Pro Tempore Jim Dear (the "Subcommittee"), for the City to award a contract services agreement to Kiley & Associates, LLC for federal legislative advocacy services. Approval of this recommendation (Recommendation items 1-2, below) would approve a contract services agreement with Kiley & Associates for a flat fee of $5,000 per month ($60,000 per year) for an initial three-year term, for a not to exceed contract sum of $180,000 over the initial three-year term, with City options to extend the term for up to two additional one-year periods thereafter for a not-to-exceed amount of $60,000 per one-year extension period (Exhibit No. 1).
Additionally, the City Council is requested to review and provide direction on the Subcommittee's recommendations of potential firms for an award of a contract for state legislative advocacy services (Recommendation Item 3). If the Council selects a firm for the award of state legislative advocacy services, a contract with the successful firm will be prepared and brought back to the City Council for approval at the next meeting.
Finally, the Subcommittee recommends issuing a notice of contract termination letter to Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. ("Townsend"), the firm which is currently under contract with the City to provide both federal and state legislative advocacy services. Approval of this recommendation (Recommendation Item 4) would direct staff to issue the necessary 30-day notice of termination letter to Townsen...

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