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File #: 12-0438    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/4/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/1/2012 Final action: 5/1/2012
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding 065-146-P-N2011, an Operational Agreement with the Environmental Management Department, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, and the American Red Cross, with no remuneration for services, for the term upon signature until terminated by one of the parties thereto, for the provision of disaster response services to the special needs population of the County.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Sheet Disaster Shelter Op Agmt.pdf, 2. B - Disaster Shelter Operational Agmt.pdf
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Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding 065-146-P-N2011, an Operational Agreement with the Environmental Management Department, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, and the American Red Cross, with no remuneration for services, for the term upon signature until terminated by one of the parties thereto, for the provision of disaster response services to the special needs population of the County.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: There is no Net County Cost associated with Agreement 065-146-P-N2011; this Operational Agreement has no remuneration for services.

Background:
The Sheriff’s Office/Office of Emergency Services, Health and Human Services Agency, Environmental Management Department, and American Red Cross (collectively referred to as “stakeholders”) met to develop this Operational Agreement as a means of addressing disaster response and recovery in the community, specifically the mass care and shelter of special needs populations.

This Operational Agreement serves as a basis of mutual understanding and collaboration by which the stakeholders can be most effective for the relief of all persons affected by natural and war-related disaster, nuclear accidents and other emergencies and civil disorders. It establishes consensus among the stakeholders on disaster response, stakeholder responsibilities and a cohesive approach to the management of the County’s population in the event of an incident requiring such a response.

Reason for Recommendation: Approval of this Operational Agreement will establish a basis for the stakeholders to provide a collaborative and cohesive disaster response, specifically with regard to the special needs population of the County.

Action to be taken following Board approval:
1. Chair to sign six (6) original Operational Agreements 065-145-P-N2011.
2. Board Clerk’s Office to return five (5) signed...

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