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File #: 19-1323    Version: 1 Name: Retoactive Revenue Agreement with the California Emergency Medical Services Authority
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/20/2019 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 19-574
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive revenue Agreement with the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, for multi-county emergency medical services coordination, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 ($405,729).
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-19-574 with California EMS Authority
DATE: November 5, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: David Pomaville, Director, Department of Public Health

SUBJECT: Retroactive Revenue Agreement with the California Emergency Medical Services Authority

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive revenue Agreement with the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, for multi-county emergency medical services coordination, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 ($405,729).
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will provide State General Fund monies for continued emergency medical services coordination of the four-county region: Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare, pursuant to Section 1797.108 of the California Health and Safety (H&S) Code. The funding may only be used to maintain the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system, continue essential minimum program activities, and improve the EMS system. The recommended agreement provides the State General Fund monies and requires Local Fund program funding from the involved counties, with no increase in Net County Cost. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

There are no viable alternative actions. Should your Board not approve the recommended action, the Department of Public Health would be unable to fund personnel and service costs associated with the administration of the EMS system in the four-county region.

RETROACTIVE AGREEMENT:

The recommended retroactive revenue agreement was received from the California Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMSA) on September 19, 2019, and is retroactive to July 1, 2019.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The recommended revenue agreement will provide $405,729 in State General Fund monies, an increase of $322 from prior year's award for Central California EMS Agency. This allocation supports County staff salaries and benefits associated with the administration of the EMS system i...

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