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File #: 15-1381    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/13/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/15/2015 Final action: 12/15/2015
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 182-S1611 with NBS Government Finance Group, for the provision of annual tax roll billing consulting services for County Service Areas 3 and 7, for the term commencing upon execution through December 31, 2018, with a maximum contractual obligation of $120,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 182-S1611, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: County Service Areas 3 and 7.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 12-15-15, 2. B - NBS Agreement 12-15-15, 3. Executed Agreement 182-S1611
Related files: 18-1560
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Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 182-S1611 with NBS Government Finance Group, for the provision of annual tax roll billing consulting services for County Service Areas 3 and 7, for the term commencing upon execution through December 31, 2018, with a maximum contractual obligation of $120,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 182-S1611, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: County Service Areas 3 and 7.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommends the County of El Dorado Board of Supervisors approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 182-S1611 with NBS Government Finance Group in order for HHSA to place the CSA 7 and CSA 3 West Shore Special Tax and CSA 3 South Shore Benefit Assessment on the annual tax roll. The services provided by NBS Government Finance Group are necessary to establish the applicable fees on each parcel within the County on the tax roll. Without contracting for these services, the County will be unable to place the special taxes and benefit assessments on the tax roll, effectively eliminating the ability to collect an estimated $2.3 million in special taxes and benefit assessments, specifically designated for ambulance services.

Additionally, HHSA has determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for annual tax roll billing consultation services on an as needed basis.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Government Code (GC) Section 25210 et seq., also known as the County Service Area Law, establishes the authority and method for counties to finance...

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