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File #: 22-305    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/22/2022 Departments: TREASURER
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution waiving the Request for Proposals process and authorizing an amendment to the agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC to continue providing investment advisory services, increasing the amount by $3,000,000 to an amount not to exceed $5,550,000 for the term of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024.
Attachments: 1. 20220419_r_PFM Amendment, 2. 20220419_a_PFM Amendment
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Sandie Arnott, Treasurer-Tax Collector
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC to provide Investment Advisory Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution waiving the Request for Proposals process and authorizing an amendment to the agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC to continue providing investment advisory services, increasing the amount by $3,000,000 to an amount not to exceed $5,550,000 for the term of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024.

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BACKGROUND:
In April 2019, the Treasurer's Office issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for investment advisory services. The RFP was published on the Public Purchase website and the San Mateo County Treasurer's website. PFM Asset Management LLC ("PFMAM") met all required specifications and was selected as the most qualified bidder. On July 1, 2019, the San Mateo County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office entered into an agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC in the amount of $2,550,00.00 to provide investment advisory services. Given the size of the County's portfolio, and to ensure the safety of pooled funds, it is prudent and in the best interest of the pool participants for the County to partner with an outside organization, like PFMAM, that specializes in managing public sector assets.

In alignment with the mission of the Treasurer's Office, to invest public funds ensuring maximum security while providing adequate liquidity to the pool participants, the Treasurer-Tax Collector is contracting with PFMAM to partially manage the investment pool continuingly. The amount of assets under PFMAM's management will vary depending on the County's operational needs and cyclicality of cash flows.

DISCUSSION:
This resolution authorizes an agreement with PFMAM to provide investment research and supervision of the managed funds, as well as to conduct a continuous program o...

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