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File #: 22-4682    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Award Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval of a personal services exemption from the competitive bid requirements, and that the County Judge execute an agreement with XMi Protection, LLC in the amount of $321,376 to provide executive protection security services for the Office of County Administration for the period of August 3, 2022 - November 30, 2022, with a settlement period of July 26, 2022 - August 2, 2022.
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): XMi Protection, LLC

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Personal Services Agreement

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a personal services exemption from the competitive bid requirements, and that the County Judge execute an agreement with XMi Protection, LLC in the amount of $321,376 to provide executive protection security services for the Office of County Administration for the period of August 3, 2022 - November 30, 2022, with a settlement period of July 26, 2022 - August 2, 2022.
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Background and Discussion:
The Parties agree that XMi Protection, LLC provided Services and the County accepted Services under an expired contract. As full compensation for the benefits of this release and as compensation for the Services performed from July 25, 2022, up to and including August 2, 2022, the County agrees to pay $23,904.00. The Parties agree that the $23,904.00 is part of and not in addition to the amount appropriated for this Agreement.

Operational changes in the model for delivery of executive protective services for Harris County elected officials has prompted a need for alternative services to the use of traditional law enforcement officers. Using an outside firm increases the County's capacity to use highly trained employees without pulling law enforcement officers away from other duties. In alignment with the security agreement with the Office of County Administration and County Law Enforcement, this temporary personal services agreement (PSA) will serve as a temporary stop gap while a formal RFP is completed with Harris County Purchasing Services. The services outlined in this PSA will...

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