Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 11-0073    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/18/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/11/2012 Final action: 12/11/2012
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment II to Agreement 164-S1211 (017-111-P-E2011) with California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority (Cal Tahoe), which amends the compensation methodology to define and compensate for long distance patient transports, revises Cal Tahoe’s audit responsibilities, and updates the Notice to Parties and Administrator provisions. There is no change to the monthly compensation amount of $166,500 or the termination date of August 31, 2016. The County, as the ambulance service provider under a public utility model, contracts with Cal Tahoe to provide basic and advanced life support services. (Refer 05/01/12, Item 14) FUNDING: County Service Area 3 - Benefit Assessment (South Shore Area), Special Tax (West Shore Area), and fee for ambulance services.
Attachments: 1. 5A - Cal Tahoe, A2, CRS.pdf, 2. 5B - Cal Tahoe, A2.pdf, 3. 4A - Blue Sheet A1 to CAL TAHOE Agmt.pdf, 4. 4B - A1 to CAL TAHOE Agmt.pdf, 5. 3A - Blue Sheet Agmt with CAL TAHOE.pdf, 6. 3B - Agmt with CAL TAHOE.pdf, 7. 3C - Blue SheetA6 to CAL TAHOE AGMT.pdf, 8. 3D - A6 to CAL TAHOE.pdf, 9. 3E - Blue Sheet to A2 - North Tahoe Agmt.pdf, 10. 3F - A2 to North Tahoe Fire Protection District Agmt.pdf, 11. 3G - CAL TAHOE 689-PHD1207.pdf, 12. 3H - NORTH TAHOE AGMT 346-S0711.pdf, 13. 2A - Letter to BOS re CSA 3 RFP, 14. 2B - EMS RFP Scoring Tabulation, 15. A - Blue Sheet CSA 3 RFP, 16. B - CSA 3 RFP, 17. C - Presentation 11-0073.pdf
Title
Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment II to Agreement 164-S1211 (017-111-P-E2011) with California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority (Cal Tahoe), which amends the compensation methodology to define and compensate for long distance patient transports, revises Cal Tahoe’s audit responsibilities, and updates the Notice to Parties and Administrator provisions. There is no change to the monthly compensation amount of $166,500 or the termination date of August 31, 2016. The County, as the ambulance service provider under a public utility model, contracts with Cal Tahoe to provide basic and advanced life support services. (Refer 05/01/12, Item 14)

FUNDING: County Service Area 3 - Benefit Assessment (South Shore Area), Special Tax (West Shore Area), and fee for ambulance services.
Body

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Estimated expenditures were included in the Public Health Division's Fiscal Year 2012/13 budget, resulting in no impact to Net County Cost.

Contract Terms
Payments to Cal Tahoe are made prior to the last day of each invoiced month. Contract includes County standard "Fiscal Considerations" provision. In addition, the Agreement provides a (1) process for notice of breach by either party; (2) process for both minor and major breach of contract by Cal Tahoe, with County remedies and appeal by Cal Tahoe; (3) process for County to assume provision of services in the event Cal Tahoe is determined to be in breach of the contract or fails to win the appeal for breach of contract; (4) notice and resolution process should the County default on the contract; and (5) method for County to terminate the contract if County determines public health and safety would be endangered by allowing the contractor to continue its operations under this contract.

Reason for Recommendation
Approval of this Amendment II defines "Long Distance Transports" as transportat...

Click here for full text