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File #: 12-1405    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/6/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/25/2017 Final action: 7/25/2017
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to execute an agreement with the Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado, for the provision of alternate dispute resolution services in an amount not to exceed $410,000 for a five-year period effective upon execution of the agreement; 2) Authorize the CAO to execute future Amendments which do not affect the term or total not to exceed amount of the Agreement; and 3) Authorize the CAO to designate a qualified person to function as the Dispute Resolution Program Coordinator. FUNDING: Alternate Dispute Resolution Special Revenue Fund.
Attachments: 1. 7A - Agreement for ADR 7-25-17, 2. 7B - Blue Route 7-25-17, 3. 6A - Approved Blue Route Agm No. 339-S1311 AMD V 9-27-16, 4. 6B - Agreement No. 339-S1311 AMD V 9-27-16, 5. 5A - Approved Blue Route Agm No. 339-S1311 AMD IV 6-14-16, 6. 5B - Agreement No. 339-S1311 AMD IV 6-14-16, 7. 4A - Approved Blue Route Agm No. 339-S1311 AMD III 2-23-16, 8. 4B - Agreement No. 339-S1311 AMD III 2-23-16, 9. 3A - Approved Blue Route Agreement No. 339-S1311 AMD II 9-1-15, 10. 3B - Agreement No. 339-S1311 AMD II 9-1-15, 11. 2A - Agreement 339-S1311 AMD I 2-25-14, 12. 2B - 339-S1311 Blue Route 2-25-14, 13. 2C - Notification to Dept of Consumer Affairs 2-25-14, 14. Executed ltr. to CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs.pdf, 15. A - Consumer Affairs Notification.pdf, 16. B - SAMPLE CNTR.pdf, 17. C - Budget_transfer1.pdf, 18. Fully executed ltr to CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs.pdf
Related files: 18-0763
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to execute an agreement with the Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado, for the provision of alternate dispute resolution services in an amount not to exceed $410,000 for a five-year period effective upon execution of the agreement;
2) Authorize the CAO to execute future Amendments which do not affect the term or total not to exceed amount of the Agreement; and
3) Authorize the CAO to designate a qualified person to function as the Dispute Resolution Program Coordinator.

FUNDING: Alternate Dispute Resolution Special Revenue Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
1) Approve and authorize the CAO to execute an agreement with the Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado, for the provision of alternate dispute resolution (ADR) services in an amount not to exceed $410,000 for a five-year period effective upon execution of the agreement; and
2) Authorize the CAO to execute future Amendments which do not affect the term or total not to exceed amount of the Agreement; and
3) Authorize the CAO to designate a qualified person to function as the Dispute Resolution Program Coordinator.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Dispute Resolution Program Act of 1986 provides for the establishment and funding, at County option, of local dispute resolution programs. The goal of dispute resolution programs is to create a more effective and efficient dispute resolution process by offering less threatening and more flexible forums for persons of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

The County issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) in 2012 for these services, and on December 4, 2012, the Board authorized the CAO to execute an agreement with the Superior Court of the County of El Dorado, the sole qualified proposer, for the provision ADR services. The term of the contract was for five years.

The Administrative O...

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