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File #: 21-0429    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Administrative Report Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/16/2021 Final action: 6/16/2021
Title: Professional Services Agreement with Corona Chamber of Commerce for Business Promotion, Marketing, and Retention Services.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 1 - Corona Chamber of Commerce Year-in-Review Letter and Business Proposal, 3. Exhibit 2 - Professional Services Agreement with Corona Chamber of Commerce, 4. Corona Chamber PSA Discussion
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 06/16/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Office of Economic Development

SUBJECT:
Title
Professional Services Agreement with Corona Chamber of Commerce for Business Promotion, Marketing, and Retention Services.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
Staff is presenting for City Council's consideration, a Professional Services Agreement (Agreement) with the Corona Chamber of Commerce for Business Promotion, Marketing, and Retention Services. Historically, the City has entered into an annual agreement with the Corona Chamber of Commerce to enhance the City's economic development goals and broaden its support of businesses operating in Corona. The Corona Chamber of Commerce has provided a Business Proposal for Fiscal Year 2022, outlining a range of potential services at a not-to-exceed amount of up to $78,000. Staff is requesting that the City Council provide direction on the proposed Scope of Services and related compensation.


RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

a. Provide staff with direction on which items they would like included in a final Scope of Services.

b. Authorize the City Manager or his designee, to execute the Agreement that includes City Council's desired Scope of Services and related not-to-exceed total compensation amount.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The Office of Economic Development fosters and maintains partnerships with local, regional, state, and federal agencies that enhance the City's business offerings and resources to more than 12,000 businesses in Corona. Through these partnerships, the City can leverage ample resources to address the varied needs of its business community and is better positioned to offer a variety of programs, services, grants, and technical assistance to aid their business growth and resiliency. Existing partnerships range in expertise, from business financing and technical assistance for manufacturers to business start-up...

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