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File #: 19-1010    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD)
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: Auditor - Controller
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 19-513
Title: Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to waive the competitive bidding process under Administrative Policy No. 34 under the "unusual or extraordinary circumstances" exception and authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department for the procurement of confidential wage and benefit information related to the collection of court ordered debt, effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022 for a maximum amount of $5,136; and Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the standard, State-provided Contractor Certification Clause 307 and Indemnity Agreement
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Suspension of Competition Form, 3. Contractor Certification Clause 307, 4. Agreement No. A-19-513
DATE: October 8, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Oscar J. Garcia, CPA, Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector

SUBJECT: Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD)

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to waive the competitive bidding process under Administrative Policy No. 34 under the "unusual or extraordinary circumstances" exception and authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department for the procurement of confidential wage and benefit information related to the collection of court ordered debt, effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022 for a maximum amount of $5,136; and

Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the standard, State-provided Contractor Certification Clause 307 and Indemnity Agreement

REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will allow the Revenue Collections unit of the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector (ACTTC) Department to obtain information that will assist in the collection of delinquent accounts owed to the County of Fresno at no increase in net County cost. The Contractor Certification Clause 307 (CCC 307) is required and certifies County compliance with certain State requirements such as non-discrimination, conflict of interest, and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. The Indemnity Agreement is also required and provides that the County will indemnify the Employment Development Department for misuse of information that the County receives under the recommended Agreement.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

The alternative is to forgo the use of resources available from the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD). This will result in less opportunity for the collection of delinquent accounts and will increase the probability of some debts remaining uncollected, and ultimately being subject to a request by the ACTTC for disc...

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