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File #: 19-263    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/28/2019 Departments: SHERIFF
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the City of Redwood City to provide an Emergency Services District Coordinator/Citizen Emergency Response Team Specialist, for the term of April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, pursuant to which the City of Redwood City will pay to County an amount not to exceed $172,794.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_CERT Reso 2019.pdf, 2. 20190326_a_RWC CERT Reverse Contract_FINAL.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Carlos G. Bolanos, Sheriff
Subject: District Coordinator/Citizen Emergency Response Team Specialist

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the City of Redwood City to provide an Emergency Services District Coordinator/Citizen Emergency Response Team Specialist, for the term of April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, pursuant to which the City of Redwood City will pay to County an amount not to exceed $172,794.

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BACKGROUND:
The City of Redwood City has an existing Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) that consists of persons from Redwood City, San Carlos, and Unincorporated Redwood City. San Carlos and Unincorporated Redwood City are both Sheriff's Office jurisdictions and benefit from the existing Redwood City CERT Team and its membership. The District Coordinator/CERT Specialist will be a shared cost position and will split time equally between the City of Redwood City and the County. The District Coordinator/CERT Specialist will provide Emergency Services training and education to the communities of Redwood City and Unincorporated San Mateo County, as well as, complete other related Emergency Services District Coordinator duties.

DISCUSSION:
The goal of this partnership is to fulfill the emergency services needs of the City of Redwood City and the County in a cost-effective manner. The District Coordinator/CERT Specialist's duties will include assisting in the implementation of policies and programs involving CERT and emergency preparedness; developing, reviewing, and updating emergency operational plans; and planning and presenting ongoing CERT training exercises, drills, and other emergency services training programs for municipal employees and other related individuals and agencies.

The resolution and agreement have been reviewed and approved as to form by County Counsel.

This agreement contri...

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