City of Fayetteville
File #: 24-4085    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Administrative Reports Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/5/2024 In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 6/10/2024 Final action:
Title: Scope of Work for Day Resource Center - Manna Dream Center Operation
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TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Kelly Olivera, Assistant City Manager

FROM: Christopher Cauley, Economic and Community Development Director
Alex Baker, Assistant Economic and Community Development Director

DATE: June 10, 2024

Scope of Work for Day Resource Center - Manna Dream Center Operation

Council District(s)
District 2

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
GOAL II: The City of Fayetteville will have a Responsive City Government supporting a diverse and viable economy.
- Objective 2.2: To invest in community places to ensure revitalization and increase quality of life
Goal IV: Desirable Place to Live, Work and Recreate
- Objective 4.6: To reduce poverty and homelessness.

Executive Summary:
The Day Resource Center (DRC) is a multi-disciplinary service center for people at risk or currently experiencing homelessness. The DRC is located at 128 South King Street and opened in August 2023. The City issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) in March 2024 for a new operator. On May 6, 2024, City Council accepted a recommendation by the DRC Committee and staff to enter into a one-year contract with Manna Dream Center to operate the Fayetteville DRC. This administrative report details the scope of work in that agreement and, where highlighted, shows additions to the scope from the original Request for Proposals.

During the development of the scope of work for a nonprofit to serve as the operator of the DRC, a clause from a different RFP was inadvertently included. Under the "Key Contract Terms and Conditions" section, language governing agreements for Downtown Management Services was included, particularly stating that the final contract "(3) Shall specify the scope of services to be provided by the contracted agency. The City Council shall approve any changes to that scope of services." As this statement is clear but was included in error, the City Manager and City Attorney requested that Cou...

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