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File #: 19-0022    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/28/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/29/2019 Final action: 1/29/2019
Title: Chief Administrative Office (CAO) recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 014-2019 adopting the Manager, Emergency Medical Services, Preparedness and Response job class number, salary range, bargaining unit, and department-specific class specification; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 015-2019, amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution 132-2018, as follows, in order to begin the reorganization of the County’s Emergency Preparedness and Response program and the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program (including oversight of Ambulance services), and prepare for the transfer of the two programs to the Chief Administrative Office: a) Delete 1.0 FTE EMS Agency Administrator position (vacant) from the Health & Human Services personnel allocation; b) Add 1.0 FTE Manager, Emergency Medical Services, Preparedness & Response to the Health and Human Services personnel allocation; and c) Add 1.0 FTE Deputy Chief Administrat...
Attachments: 1. A - Classification Reso, 2. B - Personnel Reso, 3. C - EMS Approved Blue Route, 4. D - Manager of Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness a..., 5. Executed Resolution 014-2019, 6. Executed Resolution 015-2019
Related files: 18-1740
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Chief Administrative Office (CAO) recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 014-2019 adopting the Manager, Emergency Medical Services, Preparedness and Response job class number, salary range, bargaining unit, and department-specific class specification;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 015-2019, amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution 132-2018, as follows, in order to begin the reorganization of the County’s Emergency Preparedness and Response program and the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program (including oversight of Ambulance services), and prepare for the transfer of the two programs to the Chief Administrative Office:
a) Delete 1.0 FTE EMS Agency Administrator position (vacant) from the Health & Human Services personnel allocation;
b) Add 1.0 FTE Manager, Emergency Medical Services, Preparedness & Response to the Health and Human Services personnel allocation; and
c) Add 1.0 FTE Deputy Chief Administrative Officer to the CAO personnel allocation.
3) Direct staff to incorporate the transfer of the two programs as part of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget process. (Est. Time 15 Min.)

FUNDING: Combination of CSA, State, and General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
As was presented in the December 11, 2018 report, per Board policy, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the overall operation of the County’s Emergency Management Policy for governmental departments, but has no direct involvement with or authority over disaster/emergency operations as those are administered by the elected Sheriff and the Director of HHSA.

Additionally, HHSA’s primary responsibility is to provide mandated and discretionary services to disadvantaged and vulnerable residents. The role of EMS and Emergency Preparedness is to serve all residents, including large organizations such as hospitals and government bodies. It was discussed that, due to the size and complexity of HHSA progr...

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