BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION 1) WAIVING THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) PROCESS; 2) AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH BLOOD CENTERS OF THE PACIFIC TO PROVIDE BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS TO SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER (SMMC) FOR THE TERM JANUARY 1, 2008 TO DECEMBER 31, 2008, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $671,748; AND 3) AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER OR THE CEO'S DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE CONTRACT AMENDMENTS WHICH MODIFY THE COUNTY'S MAXIMUM FISCAL OBLIGATION BY NO MORE THAN $25,000 (IN AGGREGATE), AND/OR MODIFY THE CONTRACT TERM AND/OR SERVICES SO LONG AS THE MODIFIED TERM OR SERVICES IS/ARE WITHIN THE CURRENT OR REVISED FISCAL PROVISIONS
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, Ordinance Code Section 2.92.050 authorizes the Board of Supervisors to waive the Request for Proposals process in any situation where the Board determines that the best interest of the County could be served without the necessity of formal proposals; and
WHEREAS, an inquiry for possible providers of this service was conducted by the SMMC Laboratory Director in November 2006 with no success. Blood Centers of the Pacific continues to be the only provider willing to and capable of fulfilling the needs of San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) for blood and blood products; and
WHEREAS, SMMC requires blood and blood products in order to provide care to its medically indigent adult (MIA) population; and
WHEREAS, there has been presented to the Board of Supervisors for its consideration and acceptance an Agreement, reference to which is hereby made for further particulars, whereby Blood Centers of the Pacific shall supply blood, blood components and blood products for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008, for a total of $671,748; and
WHEREAS, the Board has considered the Agreement and approved it as to both form and content and desires to enter into it.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the President of the Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby authorized and directed to waive the RFP process and to execute said Agreement for and on behalf of the County of San Mateo, and the Clerk of this Board shall attest the President's signatures thereto.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Executive Officer of San Mateo Medical Center shall be authorized to execute Amendments and minor modifications not to exceed $25,000 and to make minor changes in the type of services and activities provided under the Agreement.
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