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File #: 19-1246    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2019 Departments: HEALTH SERVICES BHRS
On agenda: 1/7/2020 Final action: 1/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with David McIntyre for the provision of assessment, psychological testing and evaluation services for youth, increasing the amount by $172,208, to an amount not to exceed $272,208 with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20200107_r_McIntyre, David, 2. 20200107_a_McIntyre, David
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with David McIntyre for the Provision of Mental Evaluation Services for Youth

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with David McIntyre for the provision of assessment, psychological testing and evaluation services for youth, increasing the amount by $172,208, to an amount not to exceed $272,208 with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
In April 2007, Mental Health Services issued an RFP for youth assessment services. No proposals were received for these services. David McIntyre was subsequently identified by staff as the only known qualified provider of these services.

On June 11, 2019, the Director of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) approved an agreement with David McIntyre for assessment and testimony on selected special education cases, for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

DISCUSSION:
David McIntyre will provide psychological assessments for special education youth referred for mental health services under Chapter 26.5 of the Government Code. Services will also include psychological testing and evaluations for youth in the juvenile justice system; assessments and testimony in selected cases requiring mediation and/or fair hearings; and clinical supervision of clinical psychology interns. These services were previously provided by two contractors, David McIntyre and Bess Bruce, but Bess Bruce recently retired. The amendment is necessary so that David McIntyre can take over the role fully and continue to provide these services.

BHRS is requesting to waive the Request for Proposal process until June 30, 2021, in order to provide continuity of current service...

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