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File #: 15-1431    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/2/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/15/2015 Final action: 12/15/2015
Title: Human Resources, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 275-S1611 with George Hills Company, Inc. to provide third-party liability claims administration services for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020, for a total not to exceed amount of $844,116. FUNDING: Risk Internal Service Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Route Agm 275-S1611 12-15-15, 2. B - Agm No. 275-S1611 12-15-15, 3. Executed Agreement 274-S1611
Related files: 20-1475
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Human Resources, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 275-S1611 with George Hills Company, Inc. to provide third-party liability claims administration services for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020, for a total not to exceed amount of $844,116.

FUNDING: Risk Internal Service Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Board is being asked to approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement No. 275-S1611 with George Hills Company, Inc. to provide third party liability claims administration services for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020, for a total not to exceed amount of $844,116.00.

The Board is also being asked to make findings that it is more feasible and economical to engage an outside contractor for the provision of third party liability claims administration services in accordance with Ordinance 3.13.040.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
George Hills Company has been the County's third-party liability claims administrator since 1982 and has established an excellent working relationship with Risk Management and County Counsel. George Hills is the third-party administrator for the County's self-insured General Liability program. George Hills provides complete administration services on each liability claim and consults with County Counsel with respect to facts, liability, and disposition of claims, including notices as required by federal and state regulations to claim recipients. Duties include investigation, evaluation, management, and resolution of bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage claims and potential claims for money damages asserted by third-parties against the County. George Hills will maintain records and provide reports to the County, assume responsibility to report notification to our excess carrier on behalf of the County, and keep the County fully informed of all significant developments in assigned matters. In addition,...

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