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July 28, 2022 City Council Regular Meeting
18. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Promotional Processing with PAS Consulting Group, LLC in the Amount not to Exceed $66,300. The contract will provide promotional testing and assessment services for the ranks of Fire Engineer and Fire Captain. (Fire)
Strategic Priority
Public Safety

This is for an annual contract with PAS Consulting Group (PASCG) in an amount not to exceed $66,300. This will provide promotional testing and assessment services for the ranks of Fire Engineer and Fire Captain.  The purpose of this contract is to ensure SFD’s members have a fair and measurable promotional process that evaluates job-related competencies, including interpersonal skills, oral and written communication, planning and evaluating, and reasoning and problem-solving abilities while providing feedback geared towards employee development. Assessment centers require extensive experience to develop, considerable logistical planning to set up, and numerous personnel to administer. Highly trained assessors are needed to observe and evaluate candidates' performance in the promotional exercises.


The method used for procurement was the request for proposals (RFP), which evaluates criteria in addition to the cost. The proposals were evaluated based on the proposer’s qualifications and experience, including support capabilities, technical capabilities, fees, references, and Savannah First. The proposal was advertised, opened, and reviewed. Delivery: As needed: Terms: Net 30 days.


The proposers were:
B.P.          PAS Consulting Group (1697 Foxhall Drive, Dunwoody, GA)(C)                        $66,300.
                 Morris and McDaniel, Inc. (117-South Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA ) (D)      $71,000.

A pre-proposal conference was conducted and no vendors attended. (C) Indicates Non-Local, DBE Business. (D) Indicates Non-Local, Non-DBE Business. 

Local vendors notified via the supplier portal: Yes
Total Sent: 334
Total received: 2



Elzie Kitchen, Interim Chief, Savannah Fire
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $66,300 from SFD General Fund/Professional Purchase Services.
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Promotional Testing and Assessment for Fire.pdf
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Promotional Testing and Assessment for Fire.pdf
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