BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION 1) WAIVING THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PROCESS; AND
2) AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH IV ASSIST, INC. TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SPECIALTY PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER LINE SERVICES FROM MAY 1, 2009 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2012, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $525,000; AND
3) AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM OR HIS/HER 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 2.83.170 authorizes the Board of Supervisors to waive the Request for Proposals (RFP) 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, San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) requires professional services in the areas of peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line services; and
WHEREAS, this service is critical for providing medications and other therapies to a number of SMMC patients; and
WHEREAS, IV Assist, Inc. is the only vendor in the Bay Area providing these PICC line services without requiring a significant business line volume for home health care services, which SMMC cannot provide; and
WHEREAS, the County has determined that IV Assist, Inc. possesses the skills and abilities necessary to provide the required PICC line services; and
WHEREAS, there has been presented to this Board of Supervisors for its consideration and approval an Agreement, reference to which is hereby made, whereby IV Assist, Inc. shall provide PICC line services at and for SMMC for the period of May 1, 2009, through April 30, 2012, for an amount not to exceed $525,000; and
WHEREAS, this Board considered the Agreement and has 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 this Board of Supervisors be and is hereby authorized and directed to waive the RFP process, and execute said Agreement for and on behalf of the County of San Mateo, and the Clerk of this Board shall attest the President's signature thereto.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief of the Health System or his/her designee shall be authorized to execute amendments to the Agreement 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.
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