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File #: 20-1475    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action: 12/8/2020
Title: Human Resources Department, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement 536 with George Hills for third party general liability claims management to increase the total not-to-exceed by $180,000, to cover monthly billing rates for an additional year, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,024,116 and extend the term to December 31, 2021. FUNDING: General Liability Program Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - George Hills Agmt 536, 2. B - George Hills Agmt Approved Blue Route, 3. C - George Hills Agmt 536 Amd I Signed by vendor, 4. Executed First Amendment to Agreement 275-S1611
Related files: 15-1431
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Human Resources Department, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement 536 with George Hills for third party general liability claims management to increase the total not-to-exceed by $180,000, to cover monthly billing rates for an additional year, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,024,116 and extend the term to December 31, 2021.

FUNDING: General Liability Program 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 Risk Management Division is requesting the Board approve and authorize Amendment I with George Hills to increase the total not-to-exceed by $180,000 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,024,116 and extend the term to December 31, 2021. Amendment I will extend the current term of the agreement January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020, by one year to expire on December 31, 2021. In conjunction with the term extension is the addition of $180,000 to the total contract cost to cover the $15,000 monthly billing rate outlined in the amendment. The current agreement states a monthly billing rate that increases annually by an average of 2%. The $15,000 monthly billing rate outlined in the amendment for 2021 is a 2.5% increase from the prior year.

George Hills has been engaged to provide claims administration services for the general liability program for the Risk Management Division of the Human Resources Department. The Contractor agrees to perform as the administrator of the County's self-insured liability claims program. They will provide a senior adjuster and a back-up adjuster, adequate technical and clerical staff, equipment, and software necessary to provide the claims administration services to County's account.

Contractor will manage and administer liability claim...

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