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Security Company Faces Roadblocks In Hiring Locals

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Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Are Indian Women’s Best Formulas For Eternal BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGet Rid Of Unwanted Body Fat By Eating The Right FoodsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment A Pasadena-based security services agency, has submitted additional information requested by the Pasadena City Council after the Council decided in May to amend the firm’s existing contract by extending the term through next June and increasing the contract to $188,000, $113,000 more than the original purchase order.In addition to security services covered by a citywide contract approved on July 15, 2019, Select Patrol has also been tasked to provide security services for the Transitional Age Youth (TAY) and Geriatric Empowerment Model (GEM) programs being administered by the Pasadena Department of Public Health at the Jackie Robinson Community Center at 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.Darin Williams, president of Select Patrol, has provided the Health Department with the requested additional information related to licensing, hiring and training by the security agency.Among other things, the Health Department said Select Patrol has preferred to hire Pasadena residents who apply for positions with the company, and has agreed to extend this preference to GEM and TAY program participants.But the hiring effort has had limited results, the report said, owing to requirements set by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) for security service positions.These requirements include a minimum hiring age of 18, an initial $55 application fee for a license with a $40 biennial renewal fee, completion of a criminal history background check through the California Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and completion of “Power to Arrest” training prior to application, which includes 32 hours of training in security officer skills completed within the first six months of registration and eight hours of ongoing training completed annually.On its website, Select Patrol said they have opportunities for men and women to join their guard and vehicle patrol teams offering “competitive pay, benefits and incentives.” The agency said they have a vehicle patrol team on a flexible 4/10 work schedule (when an employee works four 10-hour days and then gets three days off each week), with opportunities for advancement and promotion, and a work environment “that respects the individual.”The Health Department has been running the TAY and GEM programs at the Jackie Robinson Community Center since August 2018 when it received a grant from the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health through the Proposition 63 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) to provide supportive services to people experiencing homelessness.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of participants accessing TAY and GEM program services significantly increased, resulting in an increased need for security services to patrol the site, enforce participant safety protocols, and ensure the safety of participants and staff.“Without the security services provided by Select Patrol, staff for the GEM and TAY programs would be responsible for security and patrol responsibilities,” the Health Department said. “This would negatively impact the safety of staff and program participants, as well as limit the time available for case management and housing navigation.”Explaining the fiscal impact of the contract amendment and extension, the department said the expense is eligible for reimbursement by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health grant, with sufficient funding available in the operating budget to absorb the proposed increase without additional appropriations.last_img read more

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Encourage Wildlife in Castletroy Park

first_imgLinkedin Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement LimerickNewsEncourage Wildlife in Castletroy ParkBy Alan Jacques – April 23, 2020 131 Print Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Facebookcenter_img Previous articleLimerick leans on its own to support local economyNext article103-year-old nun beats Covid-19 Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email WhatsApp Twitter TAGSCastletroyCastletroy ParkKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostSean Hartiganwildlife Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Sean Hartigan and Brian Leddin of the Green Party after being elected to Limerick City and County Council.Picture Brendan GleesonLIMERICK Council has been asked to improve the environment for wildlife in Castletroy Park to encourage birds and insects.According to Green Party councillor Seán Hartigan, Castletroy Town Park is an area with which could be easily managed for wildlife.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “By reducing the grass cutting regime, areas could be left for wildflowers to develop which would provide much needed habitat for bees and other pollinators many of which are in danger of extinction,” Cllr Hartigan claimed.“A small change to the grass cutting schedule in Castletroy Park to reduce the frequency of cutting would give wildlife a chance, especially around playing pitches and grass verges,” he added. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more