BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
* * * * * *
RESOLUTION WAIVING THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROCESS AND AUTHORIZING THE EPS DIRECTOR TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH BLUE SHIELD, UPON APPROVAL BY COUNTY COUNSEL, FOR PROVISION OF HEALTH PLAN BENEFITS TO COUNTY EMPLOYEES, RETIREES AND THEIR DEPENDENTS FOR JANUARY 1, 2004 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2004.
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the County and participants in the plan to retain Blue Shield coverage in that continuation with Blue Shield has been requested by the employee groups and would provide a lower cost with less disruption than other comparable plans; and
WHEREAS, the County desires to waive the RFP process and approve an agreement with Blue Shield to provide coverage from January 1, 2004 through December 1, 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Board desires to have the EPS Director sign the agreement upon approval by County Counsel; and
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the Request for Proposal process is waived and the EPS Director is hereby authorized to sign the agreement with Blue Shield upon approval of its form by County Counsel.
* * * * * *