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File #: 20-815    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/16/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc. to provide dental health services, extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2021 and increasing the amount payable by $80,150, to an amount not to exceed $500,125.
Attachments: 1. 20201020_r_Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc., 2. 20201020_a_Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc.
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Chester J. Kunnappilly, MD, Chief Executive Officer, San Mateo Medical Center

Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc. to provide Dental Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc. to provide dental health services, extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2021 and increasing the amount payable by $80,150, to an amount not to exceed $500,125.

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BACKGROUND:
On February 27, 2018, your Board approved an agreement between Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc. (Sonrisas) to provide dental health services to homeless and farmworker individuals in San Mateo County as part of a grant received from the Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources, and Services Administration (HRSA). The agreement has been amended multiple times, most recently to extend the term through December 31, 2020, with an associated increase in funding.

DISCUSSION:
The Health Care for the Homeless and Farmworkers Health Program (HCH/FH) had planned to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) for dental services in the second quarter of 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release of the RFP has been delayed. In order to provide enough time to release an RFP as well as ensure continuity of services for the homeless and farmworker community, HCH/FH is proposing that your Board approve this amendment extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2021.

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

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

The County's Contract Compliance Committee has approved a waiver request for a forty-two months ...

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