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Agenda Item (VI-B-6-b)

Meeting12/11/2018 - Regular
Agenda ItemConsent Agenda Action (VI-B-6-b)
SubjectAgreement Amendment with Interact Communications for the Strong Workforce Program Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium
College/DistrictNorco
Funding
Strong Workforce Program (SWP) Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium
Recommended ActionIt is recommended for the Board of Trustees to approve the agreement amendment extension for the period of January 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019.

Background Narrative:


The District has been designated as the Fiscal Agent for the Strong Workforce Program (SWP) Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium. A regional marketing campaign is an integral component of the regional plan. As Fiscal Agent, staff engaged in a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the purpose of selecting a marketing firm to develop a comprehensive plan to rebrand and market the career and technical education programs at community colleges throughout the region.



On August 15th, 2017 the Board of Trustees approved the agreement with Interact Communications to provide marketing and rebranding services on behalf of the Strong Workforce program, RFP#2016/17-27, for the period of August 23rd, 2017 – August 31st 2018. The contract allowed for up to two additional one-year contract extensions.

The attached amendment will extend the current contract for the period of 01/01/2019 – 08/31/2019. The contract extension will continue and expand the scope of services as outlined in Exhibit 1.
Prepared By: Bryan Reece, President Norco College
 Ashley Etchison, Director, Strategic Communications & Marketing