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File #: 20-0482    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/14/2020 Final action: 4/14/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer: a) Establishing an administration allocation for the Division; b) Increasing revenue and appropriations in Public Health Preparedness Grant programs to match awards received; c) Adjusting fund balance and appropriations by $217,919 in the Emergency Medical Services budget; d) Increasing interfund transfers by $186,781 from County Service Areas 3 and 7 for payment of the County’s ambulance billing contractor and administrative costs related to the Ambulance Billing program; e) Making balancing entries and adjustments within sub-funds; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer correcting errors in the original establishment of the budget for the Ambulance Billing program within the Chief Administrative Office. FUNDING: County Services Areas #3 and 7, Public Health Preparedn...
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer #1, 2. B - Budget Transfer #2, 3. Executed Budget Transfer #1, 4. Executed Budget Transfer #2
Related files: 19-1488
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Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer:
a) Establishing an administration allocation for the Division;
b) Increasing revenue and appropriations in Public Health Preparedness Grant programs to match awards received;
c) Adjusting fund balance and appropriations by $217,919 in the Emergency Medical Services budget;
d) Increasing interfund transfers by $186,781 from County Service Areas 3 and 7 for payment of the County’s ambulance billing contractor and administrative costs related to the Ambulance Billing program;
e) Making balancing entries and adjustments within sub-funds; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer correcting errors in the original establishment of the budget for the Ambulance Billing program within the Chief Administrative Office.

FUNDING: County Services Areas #3 and 7, Public Health Preparedness Grants.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Budget Transfer #1

Establishment of an Administration Allocation

The Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division (“Division”) was initially created by the Board (Legistar 18-1740, 12/11/18) by the transferring of the Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Medical System programs from the Health and Human Services Agency (“HHSA”) to the Chief Administrative Office. In the original Division chart of accounts and budget, all transactions were required to be assigned to either 1) Emergency Medical Services, funded by Ambulance-specific funding sources, or 2) Public Health Preparedness Grants. The current Fiscal Year (2019-20) is the new division’s first budget year.

Since the establishment of the budget, the Division has taken on additional activities and responsibilities. On August 8, 2019 (Legistar 19-1175) the Board approved the additional staff and funding for Vegetation Ma...

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