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File #: 20-0068    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with California Health Collaborative
Type: Agenda Item Status: Filed
File created: 1/15/2020 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 5/12/2020 Final action: 5/12/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: 1. Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to waive the competitive bidding process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 for unusual or extraordinary circumstances for the solicitation of health education services for the Department of Public Health; and 2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a sole source Agreement with California Health Collaborative to provide educational community meetings on the health impacts of vaping, tobacco, and marijuana use, and cessation resources, effective March 24, 2020 through March 23, 2021 ($150,000).
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Sole Source Acquisition Request, 3. Agreement with California Health Collaborative
DATE: March 24, 2020

TO: Board of Supervisors

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

SUBJECT: Agreement with California Health Collaborative

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to waive the competitive bidding process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 for unusual or extraordinary circumstances for the solicitation of health education services for the Department of Public Health; and

2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a sole source Agreement with California Health Collaborative to provide educational community meetings on the health impacts of vaping, tobacco, and marijuana use, and cessation resources, effective March 24, 2020 through March 23, 2021 ($150,000).
REPORT
Approval of the recommended actions will allow the Department of Public Health (Department) to enter into an agreement with California Health Collaborative (CHC) to lead community townhall meetings throughout the County to discuss the harmful effects and health impacts from using vaping devices, marijuana and tobacco use, and secondhand smoke, with no increase in Net County Cost. Due to the future funding reductions from the California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) in FY 2020-21, the term of the recommended agreement is one year. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board not approve the recommended actions, the Department would be unable to address the largescale need for educational townhall meetings throughout the community and continue to provide tobacco education and cessation activities through 2021 on smaller-scale.

SUSPENSION OF COMPETITION/SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT:

The Department's request to waive the competitive bidding process is consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 as CHC is the only vendor that provides marijuana education/prevention services in the county, and the only agency in Fresno County funded to conduct marijuana prevention/ed...

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