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File #: 21-1493    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/9/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector Department recommending the Board: 1) Find that the provision of Countywide financial services are more economically and feasibly performed by outside independent banks, in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code Section 3.13.030, by El Dorado County Charter, Section 210(b)(6) and Government Code Section 31000; 2) Award Request for Proposal 21-947-032 for the provision of County-wide banking services to the successful proposer, Bank of America; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a three-year Agreement 2021-5924 with Bank of America for an estimated annual amount of $97,655. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B - Bank of America Agreement, 3. Executed Agreement Bank of America
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Treasurer-Tax Collector Department recommending the Board:
1) Find that the provision of Countywide financial services are more economically and feasibly performed by outside independent banks, in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code Section 3.13.030, by El Dorado County Charter, Section 210(b)(6) and Government Code Section 31000;
2) Award Request for Proposal 21-947-032 for the provision of County-wide banking services to the successful proposer, Bank of America; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a three-year Agreement 2021-5924 with Bank of America for an estimated annual amount of $97,655.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office believes it is beneficial to market the County’s business to the banking industry through a competitive selection process in order to ensure the County obtains the best products and services for the lowest possible cost.
The Treasurer Tax Collector's Office recommends the Board find, in accordance with Government Code Section 31000, that the County's economic interests are served by contracting out financial services, and that the Board make findings in accordance with Section 3.13.030.A of the County Ordinance code that these services can be more economically and feasibly performed by independent contractors than County employees. The County does not have the capacity to perform all the financial services that are available from outside banks.
At the request of the Treasurer-Tax Collector Department, the Procurement and Contracts Division issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for full-service banking and central deposit services. Three proposal responses were received: Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and US Bank.
Bank of America was determined to best meet the needs of the County based on the following:
1. Provides the lowest costs overall to the County;
2. Able to provide technologically advanced services ...

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