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File #: 20-1042    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 2007 with Alpine 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, effective retroactively beginning July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025 with a not to exceed amount of $150,000. FUNDING: Revenue agreement with Alpine County.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 08-25-20, 2. B - Contract CC2020-32 08-25-20, 3. Executed Contract No. CC2020-32
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Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 2007 with Alpine 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, effective retroactively beginning July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025 with a not to exceed amount of $150,000.

FUNDING: Revenue agreement with Alpine County.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Alpine County reached out to El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to provide autopsy and pathology services on an as needed basis. The services will be provided at the request of Alpine 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 Alpine’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 Alpine, additional costs include staff time for services rendered. Alpine County Sheriff's Office will be responsible for transportation of decedents to and from El Dorado County.

The agreement will be in place for approximately five (5) years beginning July 1, 2020 and ending on 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. This contract is retroactive due to delays in finalizing language and getting Alpine County Board of Supervisor approval. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has not taken in any death cases as part of this agreement will not accept bodies until the contract is fully executed.

ALTERNATIVES
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PRIOR BOARD ACTION
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OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
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