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File #: 14-0796    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/5/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/13/2016 Final action: 9/13/2016
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board: 1) Ratify the Sheriff’s signature on Amendment I to Agreement 056-M1510, which established the Fiscal Year 2015/16 billing rates for Intrastate Transportation of prisoners; and 2) Authorize the Sheriff to sign Amendment II to Agreement 056-M1510, which establishes the Fiscal Year 2016/17 billing rates for Intrastate Transportation of prisoners. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. 2A - Sheriff LA County Amend I Blue Route 09-13-16, 2. 2B - Sheriff LA County Amend I 09-13-16, 3. 2C - Sheriff LA County Amend II Blue Route 09-13-16, 4. 2D - Sheriff LA County Amend II 09-13-16, 5. Executed Amendment Two 9-13-16, 6. A - LA County Blue Route Sheet 6-24-14, 7. B - LA County Agreement 6-24-14, 8. Executed Agreement 056-M1510 (BOS 6-24-14)
Title
Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board:
1) Ratify the Sheriff’s signature on Amendment I to Agreement 056-M1510, which established the Fiscal Year 2015/16 billing rates for Intrastate Transportation of prisoners; and
2) Authorize the Sheriff to sign Amendment II to Agreement 056-M1510, which establishes the Fiscal Year 2016/17 billing rates for Intrastate Transportation of prisoners.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Sheriff’s Office recommends the Board approve the requests. Los Angeles County can provide prisoner transportation at a much lower cost than it would cost for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to transport these prisoners.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Persons are frequently arrested or detained in jurisdictions throughout the State of California on the authority of warrants issued from El Dorado County. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office (EDSO) is responsible for the transportation of these prisoners from the location where they are in custody to El Dorado County. This process involves considerable cost.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) operates a statewide prisoner transportation system with scheduled weekly trips throughout the State of California. The Sheriff contracts with Los Angeles County for the transportation services by the LASD in or around the State of California, and in or around El Dorado County.

Pursuant to paragraph 7.3 of Agreement 056-M1510, billing rates will be adjusted each Fiscal Year and an Amendment will be processed. Last year, Amendment I was not taken to Board for acceptance and approval. This error was caught when Amendment II was received by EDSO. EDSO is now asking that the Sheriff’s signature on Amendment I be ratified, and authority given for the Sheriff to sign Amendment II.

ALTERNATIVES
Without this service, EDSO would have to pay staff salary and overtime costs to provide inmate transportation throughout the State of California. Salary savings will exceed...

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