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File #: 20-0795    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/10/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 2007 with Amador County Sheriff’s Office allowing El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to provide pathology and autopsy services and any necessary equipment, supplies, and personnel on an as needed basis for a term of five (5) years from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025 with a not to exceed amount of $150,000. FUNDING: Revenue agreement with Amador County.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 06-30-20, 2. B - Agreement 20017 06-30-20, 3. Executed Agreement 2007
Title
Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 2007 with Amador County Sheriff’s Office allowing El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to provide pathology and autopsy services and any necessary equipment, supplies, and personnel on an as needed basis for a term of five (5) years from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025 with a not to exceed amount of $150,000.

FUNDING: Revenue agreement with Amador County.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In March 2020, Amador County Sheriff’s Office requested proposals for services relating to autopsies and pathology. Given EDSO now has a morgue, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to the request and was awarded the bid. The services will be provided at the request of Amador County Sheriff's Office. These service will include, but not limited to, full autopsies, external examinations, pathology consultation fees, testimony fees, and medical record reviews. El Dorado County Sheriff's Office will be utilizing the same pathologist for Amador's cases that is utilized for EDSO's cases. Therefore, the prices put forth for the pathologist were taken into account when determining the rates to be charged to Amador, additional costs include staff time for services rendered. Amador County Sheriff's Office will be responsible for transportation of decedents to and from El Dorado County.

The agreement will be in place for five (5) years beginning July 1, 2020 and commencing June 30, 2025 with a not to exceed amount of $150,000; It is estimated that approximately $30,000 in services will be rendered by El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office each year for the term of the agreement.

ALTERNATIVES
N/A

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
N/A

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
County Counsel has reviewed and approved this agreement.

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
The Sheriff’s Office will identify an increase in revenue for each fiscal year for the term of the agreement.
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