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State of Ohio - Controlling Board Request
30 East Broad Street, 34th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3457
(614) 466-5721 FAX:(614) 466-3813
OPERATING REQUEST Controlling Board No.
Status:  Approved
Meeting Date:  2/26/2018

Job and Family Services

Contracts and Acquisitions
Waiver of Competitive Selection  (Revised Code Section 127.16B)
      No Competitive Opportunity
      Agency Released Competitive Opportunity
Agency Released Competitive Opportunity (Revised Code Section 127.162)
Other Statutory Authority/Bill Section:
Operating Transfer Request  (Revised Code Section 127.14)
      Other Statutory Authority/Bill Section:
Fiscal Year(s)
Bill No.
H.B. 49
Eligible for OBM
Director Approval?

For FYAmountNameAddressCityStateCountyZip Code
JFS01 2018 $82,666.00 Origo Branding Company, Inc. 149 North High Street Columbus OH Franklin 43215
JFS01 2019 $17,250.00 Origo Branding Company, Inc. 149 North High Street Columbus OH Franklin 43215

Fund GroupFund CodeAppropriation Line ItemAppropriation Line Item NameFYAmountFYAmount
1980 600647 CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND 2018 $82,666.00 2019 $17,250.00

Cynthia C. Dungey 02/26/2018
Agency Director or Authorized Agent On The Date Of
01/19/2018 Christine Morrison
Date Controlling Board President/OBM Director
Name:  Jay R Easterling Title:  Deputy Director
Phone:  (614) 466 - 6609 Fax:  (614) 995 - 4876 E-Mail:
  The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), on behalf of the Ohio Children's Trust Fund (OCTF) respectfully requests Controlling Board approval of an agency released competitive opportunity (ORC 127.162) in the amount of $82,666 in FY18 and $17,250.00 in FY19, from fund 1980, ALI 600647 (Children's Trust Fund), to contract with Origo Branding Company, Inc., Columbus, OH for the development and implementation of a child abuse and child neglect prevention awareness campaign for the Southwest Ohio Regional Prevention Council.  
  Origo Branding will develop and implement a child abuse and child neglect prevention awareness campaign to provide education and resources that inform individuals from varying socioeconomic levels and cultures about how to take an active role in preventing child abuse and neglect within the Southwest Ohio Region. The Southwest Ohio Region is composed of Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland and Warren Counties.  
Attachments Controlling Board Request No.: JFS0100457
Attachment TypeAttachment Description
Other MBE summary
Contract Vendor Signed Contract
Release and Permit Information
NameFYAmountR & P #R & P DateIssued ByComments
Origo Branding Company, Inc. 2018 $82,666.00 JFS18/19
Origo Branding Company, Inc. 2019 $17,250.00 JFS18/19

Operating Request Required Information
New Contract - Origo Branding Company, Inc.
Controlling Board Request No.: JFS0100457
1. Selection Process: Was this contract subject to selection by a Request for Proposal (RFP),
Request for Qualification (RFQ), Request for Information (RFI) process? Yes
 a. Explain how the RFP, RFQ or RFI was publicized or advertised.
     An initial request for proposals was released in February 2017. This was publicized on the Ohio Children's Trust Fund's (OCTF) website for funding opportunities, as well as emailed to stakeholders and partners. A qualified vendor was not selected as part of that initial RFP process. Subsequently, an invitation to bid was utilized to target potential qualified vendors where they were asked to submit a brief letter of intent that addressed key components of the proposal.
 b. Number of proposals distributed.  50
 c. Number of days in which interested parties had to respond to the RFP, RFQ or RFI. 8
 d. Number of proposals received. 5
 e. Information for each proposal received (or see attachment).
Name Proposal AmountAddressCityStateCounty
Catapult Creative $100,000.00 10 N Ludlow St. Dayton OH Montgomery
Flourish, Inc. $.00 1001 Huron Rd. E. Cleveland OH Cuyahoga
Origo Branding Co. Inc. $99,916.00 149 North High St. Columbus OH Franklin
Prism Marketing $.00 5031 Forest Dr. New Albany OH Franklin
Rasor Marketing Communications $100,000.00 7844 Remington Rd. Cincinnati OH Hamilton
 f. Explain why this contractor was selected.
    Origo was selected based on the results of a 12-item scoring rubric with the highest average score of 4.19.
 g. Indicate who rated the responses and was involved in the selection of the contractor.
     Shawna Barger, Warren County Children Services, Gretchen Behimer, Clermont County Family and Children First Council, Mary Eck, Hamilton County Job & Family Services, Shannon Glendon, Butler County Children Services, Maggie Henry, Clinton County Family and Children First Council, Valerie Swayne, Ohio Valley Schools (Adams County), Heather Wells, Butler County Family and Children First Council, and Kristen Rost, Ohio Children's Trust Fund.
2. Provide the following selected contractor information:
Origo Branding Company, Inc.
149 North High Street
Columbus,   OH  43215
County: Franklin
3. Contractor's location from which all or most of the contract work will be performed, if different from the
location of principal place of business. (For institutional agencies, cite the location of the institution,
including the city and county, where services are to be performed.)

4. Institutional agencies only: Is the contractor currently performing services at the institution listed above?
5. Specify the deliverables of this contract or describe the scope of service(s) to be performed by this contractor.
Origo will develop a child abuse and neglect prevention awareness campaign in the Southwest Region of Ohio. Origo Branding will: Conduct discovery and research for a region-wide child abuse and child neglect prevention awareness campaign: Develop the awareness campaign: Create a new website to help increase awareness around the different resources and tools: Develop outreach tools and strategies to help deliver the new brand story: Create a media strategy to connect with different markets and audiences.
6. Cite the account category of expense being used for this purchase of service(s).
Account CategorySubobjectAmountNon-Exempt Amount
510050 $99,916.00 $99,916.00

Total Amounts $99,916.00 $99,916.00
Duration of this contract (beginning and ending dates) within the fiscal biennium.
Beginning Date Ending Date
01/01/2018 12/31/2018
8. Is the contractor already performing work under this contract? No
9. Identify all state contracts which the selected contractor has had approved by the Controlling Board
since the beginning of the last fiscal year through this fiscal year to date. Also include contracts approved
for this agency or institutions of higher education.
a. Total number of contracts. 0
b. For each contract list the state agency and the contract amount.
AgencyContract/Agreement AmountFY
10. Contractor Procurement Compliance:
a. Is this contractor in compliance with Buy America? N/A
  Explain: not applicable to this contract.
b. Is this contractor in compliance with Buy Ohio? N/A
Explain: not applicable to this contract.
Provide the following employee information: Nationwide Ohio
Total Number of Employees 13    13   
Percentage of Women 61.5% 61.5%
Percentage of Minorities 15.4% 15.4%
12. What percent of the work will be done by subcontractors?  25
  If more than 50%, provide the same information for each subcontractor as requested in number 11 above for the contractor.
# of Employees
% of Women
% of Minorities
# of Employees
% of Women
% of Minorities
13.  Provide all subsequent renewal schedules (beginning and ending dates) and amounts associated with this contract.

A contract renewal is the exercise of an option to enter into a subsequent contract with a vendor in accordance with renewal provisions specified in a preceding contract.
Beginning DateEnding DateTotal Lease Amount
Explain contract provisions.  No renewals are anticipated.