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File #: 20-1085    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/3/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 11/3/2020 Final action:
Title: EXTRA ITEM: (a) Consideration of “extra” agenda item, and, (b) Consideration of Approve CFMG/Wellpath Requested Two Agreement Addendums and Authorize the Board Chair to Sign
Sponsors: Health Services
Attachments: 1. Lake, CA - Admin Assistant Staffing Increase Oct 2020 v1, 2. Covid 19 Letter - Lake County CA - 11 2 2020 Revised 1930 (002)
Memorandum


Date: November 3, 2020

To: The Honorable Moke Simon, Chair, Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Denise Pomeroy, Health Services Director

Subject: EXTRA ITEM: (a) Consideration of "extra" agenda item, and, (b) Consideration of Approve CFMG/Wellpath Requested Two Agreement Addendums and Authorize the Board Chair to Sign

Executive Summary: (include fiscal and staffing impact narrative):
(a) These items are being submitted as "extra" agenda items. The justification for this request to consider an item not on the posted agenda is as follows:

These items came to my attention subsequent to the posting of the current agenda and there is a need to take action before the next agenda.

(b) California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG) has contracted with Lake County for jail medical services since January 1, 1996. The current Agreement is in effect for Fiscal Years 2019-2022. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak at the jail CFMG/Wellpath is requesting that the County provide additional staffing for increased medical and administrative duties, in addition to the staffing requirements of the original Agreement. CFMG/Wellpath has submitted two Amendments to the original Agreement for consideration:

CFMG/Wellpath proposes in the first attached Addendum to use a temporary agency to supply Licensed Vocational Nurses at an hourly rate as needed for a two month term, with an automatic continuation of this Addendum unless the County provides a 15 day notice to terminate the service.

In the second attached Addendum, CFMG/Wellpath proposes to amend the current administrative support from 20 to 40 hours a week, and retitle the position from Clerk to Administrative Assistant. This request is deemed necessary by CFMG/Wellpath to ensure the increased workload and administrative needs of the program are properly met and the title will better reflect the responsibilities of the role.

In Lake County's CARES act spending plan, funds are set aside for additional Public Health sta...

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