BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION 1) AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH AVID TRANSLATION, CHANGING THE AGREEMENT AMOUNT BY $117,000 FROM $84,000 TO A NEW MAXMIUM OF $201,000, WITH NO CHANGE TO THE TERM; AND 2) AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM TO EXECUTE SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS AND MINOR MODIFICATIONS NOT TO EXCEED AN AGGREGATE OF $25,000 AND TO MAKE MINOR CHANGES IN THE TYPES OF SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES PROVIDED UNDER THE AGREEMENT.
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, pursuant to Government Code, Section 31000, County may contract with independent contractors for the furnishing of such services to, or for County, or any Department thereof; and
WHEREAS, in May 2004 under direction of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, the Health Department and the community convened the first Healthy Communities Summit to focus on health disparities; and
WHEREAS, in October 2006 this County Board of Supervisors accepted the “Linguistic Access Study: Summary of Findings and Recommendations Report”; and
WHEREAS, in July 2008 the Health Department adopted two policies on linguistic access to health services, resulting in increased use of interpretation and translation services; and
WHEREAS, the proposed Amendment changes the contract amount from $84,000 to $201,000, with all other terms remaining the same; and
WHEREAS, this Board has been presented with a form of the Amendment to the Agreement and has examined and approved it as to both form and content and desires to enter into the Amendment to the Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the President of this Board of Supervisors be and is authorized to execute said Amendment to the Agreement with Avid Translation for and on the behalf of the County of San Mateo, and the Clerk of this Board shall attest to the President’s signature thereto.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief of Health System or designee is authorized 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.
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