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File #: 201645    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/27/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to execute a contract for a benefits communication tool for City employees.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CONTRACTS, EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Attachments: 1. DER Letter, 2. Executive Summary, 3. Hearing Notice List

Number

201645

Version

SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

191644

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

 

Title

Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to execute a contract for a benefits communication tool for City employees. 

 

Analysis

This resolution authorizes the Department of Employee Relations to execute a contract with a new vendor partner to provide customized and on-demand digital communication solutions for City employees to help them better understand and utilize the benefits available to them.

 

Body

Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 191644, authorized the Department of Employee Relations to complete a request for proposal process for a benefits communication tool for City employees; and

 

Whereas, The Department of Employee Relations continuously looks for new ways to educate employees on current benefit programs and services and how the programs work; and

 

Whereas, The City's benefits consultant, Gallagher Benefits Services, led a request for proposal process which included evaluation of proposal responses by a review and selection committee comprised of employees from the Department of Employee Relations and the City’s health and wellness partners; and

 

Whereas, Upon completion of the review process, the selection committee is recommending Flimp Communications for a contract to provide customized digital content and video benefit communications for employees based on their offering of strategic solutions along with competitive pricing, performance guarantees and a dedicated account team; and

 

Whereas, Flimp Communications has experience working with the public sector and creating communication strategies with high engagement rates and the ability to implement creative solutions in time for the fall open enrollment period; now therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Department of Employee Relations is authorized to execute a contract with Flimp Communications beginning August 1, 2021.

 

Requester

Department of Employee Relations

Drafter

Renee Joos

07/14/2021