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File #: 20-0044    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: Human Resources Department, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign agreement 4474 with Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. for employee benefit consulting services with a total not-to-exceed amount of $135,000 for the term February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2023. FUNDING: Risk Management Health Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Alliant 4474 Contract, 2. B - Alliant 4474 Blue Route
Related files: 09-1484

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Human Resources Department, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign agreement 4474 with Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. for employee benefit consulting services with a total not-to-exceed amount of $135,000 for the term February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2023.

 

FUNDING:  Risk Management Health Fund.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

In accordance with Board Policy Number C-17, departments are required to obtain authorization from the Board of Supervisors to utilize any contract for services that exceed $100,000. The Human Resources Department is requesting the Board approve a contract with Alliant Insurance Services for employee benefit consulting with a total not-to-exceed amount of $135,000 for the term February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2023.

 

The County has contracted with Alliant Insurance Services since 2009.  They advise and assist County staff for the effective management of the County’s benefit programs, including group health insurance, dental, vision, prescription drugs and employee benefit programs. 

 

ALTERNATIVES

The Board could choose not to approve the agreement and Human Resources could find another vendor to provide employee benefit consulting services.

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

Legistar Item 09-1484 January 26, 2016 - Last amendment to prior agreement

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

CAO, Procurement and Contracts, Human Resources Risk Management Division

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

Funding for the agreement is included in the Risk Management Health Fund Program Budget for FY 2019-2020. 

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

None.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance

 

CONTACT

Tameka Usher