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File #: 20-0061    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider Adopting a Resolution Approving a Three-Year Agreement with McCormick Ambulance for Emergency Ambulance Transport Services with an Amount Not to Exceed $935,000 (Fire Chief Drum and Finance Director Charelian). ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 20-0018 APPROVING AN AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20-0018, 2. Agreement – McCormick Ambulance
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Daryn Drum, Fire Chief
Steve S. Charelian, Finance Director
Mike Boyd, Fire Battalion Chief
Gwen Eng, Purchasing Manager

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Adopting a Resolution Approving a Three-Year Agreement with McCormick Ambulance for Emergency Ambulance Transport Services with an Amount Not to Exceed $935,000 (Fire Chief Drum and Finance Director Charelian).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 20-0018 APPROVING AN AGREEMENT
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt Resolution No. 20-0018 approving a three-year agreement with McCormick Ambulance to provide emergency ambulance transport services with an amount not to exceed $935,000, and authorize the City Manager to extend the term of the contract for two additional one-year periods if deemed in the City's best interest.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The Fire Department Emergency Medical Services program budget has sufficient funding for these services. The payment schedule per transport will be as follows: year one $380, year two $389 and year three $398. The annual cost of service ranges between $304,000 and $318,400 based on an estimated 800 transports per year. The cost paid to McCormick will be offset by revenue received through the City's ambulance billing process (average receipt is about $700 per transport). The City of Manhattan Beach transport rates are set by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency.

BACKGROUND:
The Fire Department currently staffs one Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic ambulance and two ALS Paramedic Engines. ALS is medical service provided by two licensed paramedics. Paramedics perform advanced airway management, electrocardiogram interpretation, defibrillation, and administration of intravenous medications.

Since fall 2018, Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance services, used for non-life-thre...

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