Items Types:
Business and Financial Services
For Meeting of:
November 9, 2020
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Award of Contract to First Step Staffing Inc. for Temporary Labor Services, N21-0014


The Procurement and Contracts Division is requesting approval of an Agreement with First Step Staffing, Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia, to provide temporary labor services to be utilized by multiple City Divisions.

First Step Staffing, Inc. is a non-profit, alternative organization with a goal of full-time employment for their associates.  They take the risk out of hiring individuals eager to get back on their feet by providing specialized support such as transportation, job coaching, and on-site management.  First Step participates in the homeless continuum of care to provide employment opportunities and programs for those that are homeless, returning citizens, and veterans.  As such, they are connected to the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).  First Step is a social enterprise using earned revenue to support their clients. 

The initial contract term is three (3) years with the option to renew for two additional one (1) year periods, in the estimated annual amount of $1,500,000.00.

First Step Staffing, Inc. M/WBE Participation Plan for this contract totals 10% as is as follows:

KBI Staffing Solutions MBE 10%

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

Recommended Action:

Approving and authorizing the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into an agreement with First Step Staffing, Inc., as noted above, in the estimated annual amount of $1,500,000.00, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney’s Office.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: David Billingsley, Janiero Coulter (for M/WBE questions);
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 11/2/2020 9:59 AM
City Clerk 11/2/2020 12:49 PM

Name: Description: Type:
FIS-N21-0014.docx Fiscal Impact Statement Backup Material
10.27.2020_-_MWBE_Award_Approval_Memo_-_N21-0014_-_Temporary_Labor_Services.pdf MWBE Memo Backup Material
Contract_-_Temp_Labor_Services_-_First_Step_Staffing.docx Contract - N21-0014 Backup Material

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