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2009-200-1146 - Byrne Grant City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 28, 2009 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading: (Enter X in box) 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: (Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No Funding Source: General Fund Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Sponsor Name Dr. Danny Crew, City Manager Department: Police Department Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST, RESPECTIVELY, THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI‐DADE COUNTY THROUGH THE BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A,” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECORDS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS AND TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ACCEPT GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY‐NINE DOLLARS ($15,659.00); PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE Staff Summary: The Miami Gardens Police Department has applied for and been awarded grant funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, under the Dade County Drug Control and System Improvement Program, FY2010 in the amount of $15,659. These funds are to be used under the Records Improvement Project portion of the Grant, to enhance the Police Department’s Records Unit. The funding will reimburse overtime, purchase an additional computer, and to cover the additional cost for the lease of a color copier. The funds from this Grant award will significantly assist the Department’s Records Unit in its endeavor to provide quality color copies of pictures needed for evidence, and service to other entities within the Law Enforcement community. This Grant was approved for this use, and will be implemented upon agreement by the City, and there is no requirement for a cash match under this Grant. Reimbursement ITEM J-5) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION The Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 for the first quarter expenditures can only occur if this contract is fully signed by the jurisdiction and returned to the Office of Grants Coordination with the accompanying council resolution. Proposed Action: That the City Council approve the attached resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the Dade County Drug Control and System Improvement Program allowing the Miami Gardens Police Department to utilize the $15,659.00 allocated by this grant. Attachment: Attachment A: Agreement Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 1 of 14 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CONTRACT This Contract, made this _______ day of ______________ 2009, by and between Miami-Dade County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida (hereinafter referred to as "County”) through its Office of Grants Coordination (hereinafter referred to as “Department”), located at 111 N.W. First Street, 19th Floor Miami, FL 33128, and the CITY of MIAMI GARDENS a municipality located in Miami-Dade County, Florida (hereinafter referred to as “Provider"). This Contract provides the terms and conditions pursuant to which the Provider shall provide a Records Improvement Project. WHEREAS, the County has been awarded federal funds from the Drug Control and System Improvement Formula Grant Program under Public Law 100-690, the Federal Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, hereinafter referred to as the ACT; and WHEREAS, the Provider warrants and represents that it possesses the legal authority to enter into this Contract by way of resolution, motion or similar action that has been duly adopted or passed as an official act of the Provider's governing body, authorizing the execution of the Contract, including all understandings and assurances contained herein, and authorizing the person identified as the official representative of the Provider to carry out on behalf of the Provider all of the duties and responsibilities set forth in this Contract; and WHEREAS, this Contract shall be deemed effective upon award of grant funds by the State of Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Office of Criminal Justice Grants to Miami-Dade County or when this Contract has been duly executed by both parties, whichever is later; and WHEREAS, the County is desirous of supporting an expansion of the services provided by the Records Improvement Project by providing a portion of the federal funds awarded to Miami-Dade County to the Records Improvement Project; and WHEREAS, the County as contractor/grantee for the State of Florida is authorized to purchase said services for the Records Improvement Project as an allowable activity under the ACT; and WHEREAS, the County requires the above-mentioned services from the Provider in order to fulfill its contractual obligations under the aforementioned grant, NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the mutual covenants recorded herein, the parties hereto agree as follows: I. AMOUNT PAYABLE Subject to available funds, the maximum amount payable for services rendered under this Contract, shall not exceed $15,659. Both parties agree that should available County funding be reduced, the amount payable under this Contract may be proportionately reduced at the option of the County. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 2 of 14 II. SCOPE OF SERVICES. The Provider agrees to render services in accordance with the Scope of Services incorporated herein and attached hereto as Attachment A. III. EFFECTIVE TERM. The effective term of this Contract shall be from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. IV. CASH MATCH REQUIREMENT. The Provider shall maintain sufficient financial resources to meet the expenses incurred during the period between the provision of services and payment by the County; however a Cash Match is not required for this grant term. V. REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO USE OF ANTI-DRUG ABUSE FUNDS UNDER THE DRUG CONTROL AND SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM A. Requirements of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act. The Provider agrees to abide by all of the requirements of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 under the Drug Control and System Improvement Formula Grant Program, including Rule Chapter 11D-9 of the Florida Administrative Code. Furthermore, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Business Support Program, Office of Criminal Justice Grants, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Application for Funding Assistance and all laws, rules, regulations relating thereto are incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth. Furthermore, this award is subject to all applicable rules, regulations, and conditions as contained in the Financial and Administrative Guide for Grants, Guideline Manual 7100 1D, Office of Justice Programs, Common Rule for State and Local Governments and A-87, or OMB Circulars A-110 or A-102, as applicable, and A-21, in their entirety. It is also subject to such further rules, regulations and policies as may be reasonably prescribed by the State or Federal Government consistent with the purposes and authorization of Public Law 90-351, as amended, and Public Law 100-690. B. Supplanting. The Provider agrees that funds received under this Contract shall be utilized to supplement, not supplant state or local funds, and will be used to increase the amounts of such funds that would, in the absence of grant funds, be made available for antidrug law enforcement activities, in accordance with Rule Chapter 11D-9, Florida Administrative Code. VI. CONTINUITY OF SERVICES. Provider agrees to provide optimal continuity of services by assuring that services are provided by the same person whenever possible and, if not, by a qualified replacement when necessary. VII. PROGRAM CONTACT. Provider shall designate a contract coordinator who shall be responsible for: 1) monitoring the Provider’s compliance with the terms of this Contract and; 2) whenever the County so requests, meeting with County staff to review such compliance. VIII. INDEMNIFICATION BY THE PROVIDER. The Provider shall indemnify and hold harmless the County and its officers, employees, agents and instrumentalities from any and all liability, losses or damages, including attorneys' fees and costs of defense, which the County or its officers, employees, agents or instrumentalities may incur as a result of claims, demands, suits, causes of actions or proceedings of any kind or nature arising out of, relating to or resulting from the performance of this Contract by the Provider or its employees, agents, servants, partners, principals or subcontractors. Provider shall pay all claims and losses in connection therewith and shall investigate and defend all claims, suits or actions of any kind or nature in the name of the County, where applicable, including appellate proceedings, and shall pay all costs, judgments, and attorney's fees which may issue thereon. Provider expressly understands and agrees that any insurance protection required by this Contract or otherwise Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 3 of 14 provided by Provider shall in no way limit the responsibility to indemnify, keep and save harmless and defend the County or its officers, employees, agents and instrumentalities as herein provided. The provisions of this section or indemnification shall survive the expiration or termination of this Contract. Nothing herein shall be construed to extend any party's liability beyond that provided in section 768.28, Florida Statutes. IX. INSURANCE. If Provider is an agency or a political subdivision of the State as defined by section 768.28, Florida Statutes, the Provider shall furnish the County, upon request, written verification of liability protection in accordance with section 768.28, Florida Statutes. X. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION. The Provider shall ensure that all other licensed professionals providing Records Improvement services shall have appropriate licenses, training and experience in the field in which he/she practices and abide by all applicable State and Federal laws and regulations and ethical standards consistent with those established for his/her profession. Ignorance on the part of the Provider shall in no way relieve it from any of its responsibilities in this regard. XI. CONFLICT OF INTEREST. The Provider agrees to abide by and be governed by Miami-Dade County Ordinance No. 72-82 (Conflict of Interest Ordinance codified at Section 2-11.1 et al. of the Code of Miami-Dade County), as amended, which is incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth herein, in connection with its Contract obligations hereunder. Nepotism. Notwithstanding the aforementioned provision, no relative of any officer, board of director, manager, or supervisor employed by the Provider shall be employed by the Provider unless the employment preceded the execution of this Contract by one (1) year. No family member of any employee may be employed by the Provider if the family member is to be employed in a direct supervisory or administrative relationship either supervisory supervisory or subordinate to the employee. The assignment of family members in the same organizational unit shall be discouraged. A conflict of interest in employment arises whenever an individual would otherwise have the responsibility to make, or participate actively in making decisions or recommendations relating to the employment status of another individual if the two individuals (herein sometimes called "related individuals") have one of the following relationships: 1. By blood or adoption: Parent, child, sibling, first cousin, uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece; 2. By marriage: Current or former spouse, brother-or sister-in-law, father-or mother-in-law, son-or daughter-in-law, step-parent, or step-child; or 3. Other relationship: A current or former relationship, occurring outside the work setting that would make it difficult for the individual with the responsibility to make a decision or recommendation to be objective, or that would create the appearance that such individual could not be objective. Examples include, but are not limited to, personal relationships and significant business relationships. For purposes of this section, decisions or recommendations related to employment status include decisions related to hiring, salary, working conditions, working responsibilities, evaluation, promotion, and termination. An individual, however, is not deemed to make or actively participate in making decisions or recommendations if that individual's participation is limited to routine approvals and the individual plays no role involving the exercise of any discretion in the decision-making processes. If any question arises whether an individual's participation is greater than is permitted by this paragraph, the matter shall be immediately referred to the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 4 of 14 This section applies to both full-time and part-time employees and voting members of the Provider’s Board of Directors. No person, including but not limited to any officer, board of directors, manager, or supervisor employed by the Provider, who is in the position of authority, and who exercises any function or responsibilities in connection with this Contract, has at the time this Contract is entered into, or shall have during the term of this Contract, received any of the services, or direct or instruct any employee under their supervision to provide such services as described in the Contract. Notwithstanding the before mentioned provision, any officer, board of directors, manager or supervisor employed by the Provider, who is eligible to receive any of the services described herein may utilize such services if he or she can demonstrate that he or she does not have direct supervisory responsibility over the Provider’s employee(s) or service program. XII. CIVIL RIGHTS. The Provider agrees to abide by Chapter 11A of the Code of Miami-Dade County ("County Code"), as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment and public accommodation; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C., §2000d as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment because of age; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §794, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability; and the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §12103 et seq., which prohibits discrimination in employment and accommodation because of disability. It is expressly understood that upon receipt of evidence of discrimination under any of these laws, the County shall have the right to terminate this Contract. It is further understood that the Provider must submit an affidavit attesting that it is not in violation of the Americans with Disability Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Federal Transit Act, 49 U.S.C. §1612, and the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. §3601 et seq. If the Provider or any owner, subsidiary, or other firm affiliated with or related to the Provider, is found by the responsible enforcement agency, the Courts or the County to be in violation of these Acts, the County will conduct no further business with the Provider. Any contract entered into based upon a false affidavit shall be voidable by the County. If the Provider violates any of the Acts during the term of any Contract the Provider has with the County, such contract shall be voidable by the County, even if the Provider was not in violation at the time it submitted its affidavit. The Provider agrees that it is in compliance with the Domestic Violence Leave Ordinance, codified as § 11A-60 et seq. of the Miami-Dade County Code, which requires an employer, who in the regular course of business has fifty (50) or more employees working in Miami-Dade County for each working day during each of twenty (20) or more calendar work weeks to provide domestic violence leave to its employees. Failure to comply with this local law may be grounds for voiding or terminating this Contract or for commencement of debarment proceedings against Provider. XIII. NOTICES. Notice under this Contract shall be sufficient if made in writing and delivered personally or sent by mail or by facsimile to the parties at the following addresses or to such other address as either party may specify: If to the COUNTY: Miami-Dade County Office of Grants Coordination Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 5 of 14 111 NW First St., 19th Floor Miami, Florida 33128 Attention: Ms. Michaela Doherty If to the PROVIDER: Miami Gardens Police Department 1020 NW 163rd Drive Miami Gardens, FL 33169 Attention: Deputy Chief Paul Miller XIV. AUTONOMY. Both parties agree that this Contract recognizes the autonomy of and stipulates or implies no affiliation between the contracting parties. It is expressly understood and intended that the Provider is only a recipient of funding support and is not an agent or instrumentality of the County. Furthermore, the Provider’s agents and employees are not agents or employees of the County. XV. BREACH OF CONTRACT: COUNTY REMEDIES. A. Breach. A breach by the Provider shall have occurred under this Contract if: (1) The Provider fails to provide services outlined in the Scope of Services (Attachment A) within the effective term of this Contract; (2) the Provider ineffectively or improperly uses the funds allocated under this Contract; (3) the Provider fails to submit, or submits incorrect or incomplete proof of expenditures to support reimbursement requests or fails to submit or submits incomplete or incorrect detailed reports of expenditures or final expenditure reports; (4) the Provider does not submit or submits incomplete or incorrect required reports; (5) the Provider refuses to allow the County access to records or refuses to allow the County to monitor, evaluate and review the Provider’s program; (6) the Provider discriminates under any of the laws outlined in Section XII of this Contract; (7) the Provider fails to provide Domestic Violence Leave to its employees pursuant to local law; (8) the Provider falsifies or violates the provisions of the Drug Free Workplace Affidavit (Attachment E); (9) the Provider attempts to meet its obligations under this Contract through fraud, misrepresentation or material misstatement; (10) the Provider fails to correct deficiencies found during a monitoring, evaluation or review within the specified time; (11) the Provider fails to meet any of the terms and conditions of the Miami-Dade County Affidavits (Attachment E); (12) the Provider fails to meet any of the terms and conditions of any obligation under any contract or otherwise or any repayment schedule to any of its agencies or instrumentalities; or (13) the Provider fails to fulfill in a timely and proper manner any and all of its obligations, covenants, agreements and stipulations in this Contract. Waiver of breach of any provisions of this Contract shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any other breach and shall not be construed to be a modification of the terms of this Contract. B. County Remedies. If the Provider breaches this Contract, the County may pursue any or all of the following remedies: 1. The County may terminate this Contract by giving written notice to the Provider of such termination and specifying the effective date thereof at least five (5) days before the effective date of termination. In the event of termination, the County may: (a) request the return of all finished or unfinished documents, data studies, surveys, drawings, maps, models, photographs, reports prepared and secured by the Provider with County funds under this Contract; (b) seek reimbursement of County funds allocated to the Provider under this Contract; (c) terminate or cancel any other contracts entered into between the County and the Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 6 of 14 Provider. The Provider shall be responsible for all direct and indirect costs associated with such termination, including attorney's fees; 2. The County may suspend payment in whole or in part under this Contract by providing written notice to the Provider of such suspension and specifying the effective date thereof, at least five (5) days before the effective date of suspension. If payments are suspended, the County shall specify in writing the actions that must be taken by the Provider as condition precedent to resumption of payments and shall specify a reasonable date for compliance. The County may also suspend any payments in whole or in part under any other contracts entered into between the County and the Provider. The Provider shall be responsible for all direct and indirect costs associated with such suspension, including attorney's fees; 3. The County may seek enforcement of this Contract including but not limited to filing action with a court of appropriate jurisdiction. The Provider shall be responsible for all direct and indirect costs associated with such enforcement, including attorney’s fees; 4. The County may debar the Provider from future County contracting; 5. If, for any reason, the Provider should attempt to meet its obligations under this Contract through fraud, misrepresentation or material misstatement, the County shall, whenever practicable terminate this Contract by giving written notice to the Provider of such termination and specifying the effective date thereof at least five (5) days before the effective date of such termination. The County may terminate or cancel any other contracts which such individual or entity has with the County. Such individual or entity shall be responsible for all direct or indirect costs associated with such termination or cancellation, including attorney’s fees. Any individual or entity who attempts to meet its contractual obligations with the County through fraud, misrepresentation or material misstatement may be disbarred from County contracting for up to five (5) years; 6. Any other remedy available at law or equity. C. The County Mayor or Mayor’s designee is authorized to terminate this Contract on behalf of the County. D. Damages Sustained. Notwithstanding the above, the Provider shall not be relieved of liability to the County for damages sustained by the County by virtue of any breach of the Contract, and the County may withhold any payments to the Provider until such time as the exact amount of damages due the County is determined. The Provider shall be responsible for all direct and indirect costs associated with such action, including attorney's fees. XVI. TERMINATION BY EITHER PARTY. Both parties agree that this Contract may be terminated by either party hereto by written notice to the other party of such intent to terminate at least thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of such termination. The County Mayor or Mayor’s designee is authorized to terminate this Contract on behalf of the County. XVII. PROJECT BUDGET AND PAYMENT PROCEDURES. The Provider agrees that all expenditures or costs shall be made in accordance with the Budget which is attached herein and incorporated hereto as Attachment B. A. Budget Variance. Funds may be shifted between approved line items, not to exceed ten percent (10%) of the total budget, without a written amendment. Variances greater Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 7 of 14 than ten percent (10%) in any approved line item shall require a written amendment approved by the Department. B. Recapture Funds. At the conclusion of the third quarter and upon submission of the Quarterly Performance Report and Invoice, the County will review the Provider’s Year-To-Date expenditures. 1. Municipalities reporting remaining balances which exceed expenditure levels for normal program operations must submit a plan with the Third Quarter Report which documents those steps the municipality will take in the Fourth Quarter to fully expend the contract by the end of the program year. 2. This expenditure plan must be approved by the County. 3. Where the municipality does not anticipate full expenditures by the end of the program year, the County will recapture the anticipated unexpended amount for use in another program, without a formal amendment process. C. Payment Procedures. The County agrees to pay the Provider for services rendered under this Contract based on the line item budget incorporated herein and attached hereto as Attachment B. The parties agree that this is a cost-basis Contract and the Provider shall be paid through reimbursement payment for allowable expenses on the budget approved under this Contract (see Attachment B). The Provider agrees to invoice the County for each Records Improvement Project using the Quarterly Expenditure Report as it appears in Attachment D, and to do so on a quarterly basis, as stated in Section XIX. B.2. The Quarterly Expenditure Report shall be prepared in a manner in accordance with the form provided in Attachment D. The final Quarterly Expenditure Report shall be submitted by October 15, 2010. D. The Provider agrees to mail all Quarterly Expenditure Reports to the address listed above, Section XIII. E. The County agrees to review Expenditure Reports to inform the Provider of any questions. Payments shall be mailed to the Provider by the County’s Finance Department. XVIII. INVENTORY -CAPITAL EQUIPMENT AND REAL PROPERTY. A. Acquisition of Property. The Provider is required to be prudent in the acquisition and management of property with federal funds. Expenditure of funds for the acquisition of new property, when suitable property required for the successful execution of projects is already available within the Provider organization, will be considered an unnecessary expenditure. B. Screening. Careful screening should take place before acquiring property in order to ensure that it is needed with particular consideration given to whether equipment already in the possession of the Provider organization can meet identified needs. While there is no prescribed standard for such review, the Provider procedures may establish levels of review dependent on factors such as the cost of the proposed equipment and the size of the Provider organization. The establishment of a screening committee may facilitate the process; however, the Provider may utilize other management techniques which it finds effective as a basis for determining that the property is needed and that it is not already within the Provider’s organization. The County must ensure that the screening referenced above takes place and Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 8 of 14 that the Provider has an effective system for property management. The Provider is hereby informed that if the County is made aware that the Provider does not employ an adequate property management system, project costs associated with the acquisition of the property may be disallowed. C. Loss, Damage or Theft of Equipment. The Provider is responsible for replacing or repairing the property which is willfully or negligently lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed. Any loss, damage, or theft of the property must be investigated and fully documented and made part of the official project records. D. Equipment Acquired with Crime Control Act Block/Formula Funds. Equipment acquired shall be used and managed to ensure that the equipment is used for criminal justice purposes. E. Management. The Provider’s procedures for managing equipment (including replacement), whether acquired in whole or in part with project funds, will, at a minimum, meet the following requirements: 1) Property records must be maintained which include description of property, serial number or other identification number, source of the property, identification of who holds the title, acquisition date, costs of the property, percentage of County participation in the cost of the property (Federal funds), location of property, use and condition of the property, disposition data including the date of disposal and sale price; 2) a physical inventory of the property must be taken and the results reconciled with the property records at least once every two (2) years; 3) a control system must exist to ensure adequate safeguards to prevent loss, damage or theft of the property. Any loss, damage, or theft shall be investigated by the Provider as appropriate; 4) adequate maintenance procedures must exist to keep the property in good condition; and 5) if the Provider is authorized or required to sell the property, proper sales procedures must be established to ensure the highest possible return. F. Retention of Property Property Records. Records for equipment, nonexpendable personal property, and real property shall be retained for a period of three (3) years from the date of the disposition or replacement or transfer at the discretion of the County. If any litigation, claim, or audit is started before the expiration of the three-year period, the records shall be retained until all litigation, claims, or audit findings involving the records have been resolved. XIX. RECORDS, REPORTS, MONITORING AUDITS, AND EVALUATION STUDIES. The Provider shall keep records of program services in sufficient detail to provide any reports that may be requested by the County. A. Records. All program records will be retained by the Provider for not less than three (3) years beyond the term of this Contract. In accordance with contract requirements from the State of Florida, records for the Records Improvement Project services must reflect: 1. The names of staff providing services as described in Attachment A. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 9 of 14 2. The dates and number of hours the staff provided services. . 3. The dates of services and activities and the names of program participants in attendance to such as described in Attachment A. 4. The records of all other program services provided under this Contract. B. Reporting Requirements. 1. Quarterly Project Performance Report. The Provider shall submit the Quarterly Project Performance Report to the Office of Grants Coordination by January 5, April 5, July 5, and October 5, 2010 covering the Contract activity for the previous quarter. The Quarterly Project Performance Report shall be submitted in the format and using the form attached hereto as Attachment C. 2. Quarterly Expenditure Report. The provider shall submit the Quarterly Expenditure Report with supporting documentation to the Office of Grants Coordination by January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15, 2010 covering the expenditures to be reimbursed for the previous quarter. The Quarterly Expenditure Report shall be submitted in the format and using the form attached hereto as Attachment D. 3. Other Required Reports. The Provider shall submit other reports as may be required by the Office of Grants Coordination during the program year. C. Changes to Reporting Requirements. The Provider understands that the County may at any time require changes in data collected, records or reporting, as may be necessary and agrees to comply with any such modifications. D. Monitoring and Audit. The Provider shall make available for review, inspection, monitoring or audit by the County without notice during normal business hours all financial records and other program records and documents which relate to or have been produced or created as a result of this Contract. The Provider shall provide assistance as may be necessary to facilitate a financial/program audit when deemed necessary by the County to ensure compliance with applicable accounting and financial standards. The County reserves the right to require the Provider to submit to an audit of the County's choosing. Furthermore, the Provider understands, it may be subject to an audit, random or otherwise, by the Office of the Dade County Inspector General or independent private sector inspector general retained by the Office of the Inspector General. E. Office of Miami-Dade County Inspector General. Miami-Dade County has established the Office of the Inspector General, which is empowered to perform random audits on all County contracts throughout the duration of each contract. Grant recipients are exempt from paying the cost of the audit, which is normally 1/4 of 1% of the total contract amount. The Miami-Dade County Inspector General is authorized and empowered to review past, present and proposed County and Public Health Trust Programs, contracts, transactions, accounts, records, and programs. In addition, the Inspector General has the power to subpoena witness, administer oaths, require the production of records and monitor existing projects and programs. Monitoring of an existing project or program may include a report concerning whether the project is on time, within budget and in compliance with plans, specifications and applicable law. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 10 of 14 The Inspector General is empowered to analyze the necessity of and reasonableness of proposed change orders to the Contract. The Inspector General is empowered to retain the services of independent private sector inspectors general to audit, investigate, monitor, oversee, inspect and review operations, activities, performance and procurement process including but not limited to project design, bid specifications, proposal submittals, activities of the Provider, its officers, agents and employees, lobbyists, County staff and elected officials to ensure compliance with contract specifications and to detect fraud and corruption Upon ten (10) days prior written notice to the Provider from the Inspector General or IPSIG retained by the Inspector General, the Provider shall make all requested records and documents available to the Inspector General or IPSIG for inspection and copying. The Inspector General and IPSIG shall have the right to inspect and copy all documents and records in the Provider’s possession, custody or control which, in the Inspector General or IPSIG's sole judgment, pertain to performance of the contract, including, but not limited to original estimate files, change order estimate files, worksheets, proposals and Contracts from and with successful and unsuccessful subcontractors and suppliers, all project-related correspondence, memoranda, instructions, financial documents, construction documents, proposal and contract documents, back-charge documents, all documents and records which involve cash, trade or volume discounts, insurance proceeds, rebates, or dividends received, payroll and personnel records, and supporting documentation for the aforesaid documents and records. The provisions in this section shall apply to the Provider, its officers, agents, employees, subcontractors and suppliers. The Provider shall incorporate the provisions in this section in all subcontracts and all other Contracts executed by the Provider in connection with the performance of the contract. Nothing in this contract shall impair any independent right of the County to conduct audit or investigative activities. The provisions of this section are neither intended nor shall they be construed to impose any liability on the County by the Provider or third parties. F. Independent Private Sector Inspector General Reviews. Pursuant to Miami-Dade County Administrative Order 3-20, the Provider is aware that the County has the right to retain the services of an Independent Private Sector Inspector General ("IPSIG"), whenever the County deems it appropriate to do so. Upon written notice from the County, the Provider shall make available to the IPSIG retained by the County, all requested records and documentation pertaining to this Contract for inspection and copying. The County shall be responsible for the payment of these IPSIG services, and under no circumstances shall the Provider's budget and any changes thereto approved by the County, be inclusive of any changes relating to these these IPSIG services. The terms of this provision herein, apply to the Provider, its officers, agents, employees, subconsultants and assignees. Nothing contained in this provision shall impair any independent right of the County to conduct an audit or investigate the operations, activities and performance of the Provider in connection with this Contract. The terms of this Section shall not impose any liability on the County by the Provider or any third party. G. Evaluation Studies. The Provider agrees to participate in evaluation studies sponsored by the administrative agent for these funds from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Business Support Program, and Office of Criminal Justice Grants. This participation shall at a minimum include access to the Provider’s premises and records. XX. PROHIBITED USE OF FUNDS. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 11 of 14 A. Adverse Actions or Proceeding. The Provider shall not utilize County funds to retain legal counsel for any action or proceeding against the County or any of its agents, instrumentalities, employees or officials. The Provider shall not utilize County funds to provide legal representation, advice or counsel to any client in any action or proceeding against the County or any of its agents, instrumentalities, employees or officials. B. Religious Purposes. County funds shall not be used for religious purposes. C. Commingling Funds. The Provider shall not commingle funds provided under this Contract with funds received from any other funding sources. D. Double Payments. Provider costs claimed under this Contract may not also be claimed under another contract or grant from the County or any other agency. Any claim for double payment by Provider shall be considered a material breach of this Contract. XXI. MISCELLANEOUS. A. Contract. This Contract is the complete and exclusive statement of all the arrangements between the County and the Provider regarding provision of the services described in Attachments A and B. Nothing herein shall alter, affect, modify, change or extend any other agreement between the Provider and the County unless specifically stated herein. B. Amendments and Modifications. Except as otherwise enumerated herein, no amendment to this Contract shall be binding on either party unless reduced to writing, signed by both parties, and approved by the County Mayor or Mayor’s designee. Provided, however, that the County may effect amendments to this Contract without the written consent of the Provider, to conform this Contract to changes in the laws, directives, guidelines, and objectives of County, State and Federal Governments. Any alterations, variations, amendments, or other modifications of this Contract, including but not limited to amount payable and effective term, shall only be valid when they have been reduced to writing, duly approved and signed by by both parties and attached to the original of this Contract. The County and Provider mutually agree that amendments of the Scope of Service, line item budget of more than ten percent (10%) of the total budget set forth herein and other such revisions my be negotiated as written amendment to this Contract between the parties. The County Mayor or Mayor’s designee is authorized to make amendments to this Contract as described herein on behalf of the County. C. Ownership of Data and Other Material. All reports, information documents, tapes and recordings, maps and other data and procedures developed, prepared, assembled or completed by the Provider in connection with the duties and responsibilities undertaken by the Provider in accordance with the terms of this Contract shall become the property of the County without restriction, reservation or limitation of their use and shall be made available to the County by the Provider at any time upon request by the County. Upon completion of all work contemplated under this Contract, copies of all of the above data shall be delivered to the County upon request. Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 12 of 14 D. Contract Guidelines. This Contract is made in the State of Florida and shall be governed according to the laws of the State of Florida. Proper venue for this Contract shall be Miami-Dade County, Florida. E. Publicity. It is understood and agreed between the parties hereto that this Provider is funded by Miami-Dade County. Further, by acceptance of these funds, the Provider agrees that events and printed documents funded by this Contract shall recognize the funding source as follows: This program was supported by a grant awarded to Miami-Dade County, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). F. Subcontracts. The Provider agrees not to enter into subcontracts, retain consultants, or assign, transfer, convey, sublet, or otherwise dispose of this Contract, or any or all of its rights, title or interest herein, or its power to execute such Contract without the prior written approval of the County and that all subcontractors or assignees shall be governed by the terms and conditions of this Contract. If this Contract involves the expenditure of $100,000 or more by the County and the Provider intends to use subcontractors to provide the services listed in the Scope of Services (Attachment A) or suppliers to supply the materials, the Provider shall provide the names of the subcontractors and suppliers on the form attached as Attachment F. The Provider agrees that it will not change or substitute subcontractors or suppliers from those listed in Attachment F without prior written approval of the County. G. Review of this Contract. Each party hereto represents and warrants that they have consulted with their own attorney concerning each of the terms contained in this Contract. No inference, assumption, or presumption shall be drawn from the fact that one party or its attorney prepared this Contract. It shall be conclusively presumed that each party participated in the preparation and drafting of this Contract. H. Headings, Use of Singular and Gender. Paragraph headings are for convenience only and are not intended to expand or restrict the scope or substance of the provisions of this Contract. Wherever used herein, the singular shall include the plural and plural shall include the singular and pronouns shall be read as masculine, feminine or neuter as the context requires. I. Total of Contract/Severability of Provisions. This fourteen (14) page Contract with its recitals on the first page of the Contract and with its attachments as referenced below contain all the terms and conditions agreed upon by the parties: Attachment A: Scope of Services Attachment B: Budget Attachment C: Quarterly Project Performance Report Attachment D Quarterly Expenditure Report Attachment E: Miami-Dade County Affidavits Attachment E1: Code of Business Ethics Attachment E2: Miami-Dade County Debarment Disclosure Affidavit Attachment E3: State Public Entities Crime Affidavit Attachment F: Provider’s Disclosure of Subcontractors and Suppliers Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 13 of 14 No other Contract, oral or otherwise, regarding the subject matter of this Contract shall be deemed to exist or bind any of the parties hereto. If any provision of this Contract is held invalid or void, the remainder of this Contract shall not be affected thereby if such remainder would then continue to conform to the terms and requirement of applicable law. INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK Created on 10/20/2009 11:35 AM Page 14 of 14 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Contract, along with all of its Attachments, to be executed by their respective and duly authorized officers, the day and year first above written. _______________________________ _________________________ Signature Title ______________________________ Name (typed) ATTEST: By:______________________________ By: ________________________ (Corporate Seal) ATTEST: MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA HARVEY RUVIN, CLERK By:______________________________ By: __________________ _________ DEPUTY CLERK GEORGE M. BURGESS COUNTY MANAGER