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File #: 22-365    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2022 Departments: COUNTY EXECUTIVE
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the cooperative fire protection agreement with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to add additional positions for the term July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025, with no change to the existing term of the agreement or not to exceed amount of $99,200,463.
Attachments: 1. 20220517_r_Cal Fire Contract Am. No.1.pdf, 2. 20220517_a_Cal Fire Contract Am. No.1
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the cooperative fire protection agreement with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to add additional positions for the term July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025, with no change to the existing term of the agreement or not to exceed amount of $99,200,463.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 1962, the County has contracted with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to provide fire protection services in County Service Area #1 (CSA #1) and all other unincorporated areas of the County, not protected by cities or fire districts. The San Mateo County Fire Department is an independent local government fire department responsible for structural fire suppression, emergency medical services, and rescue services. CAL FIRE employees provide the staffing for San Mateo County Fire Department apparatus. In addition to fire and emergency medical services, CAL FIRE employees staff the San Mateo County Fire Marshal's Office, providing fire protection planning for new construction, fire prevention activities, and life safety inspection in the County areas under the supervision of the Fire Marshal. CAL FIRE employees also act on the behalf of San Mateo County Fire Department and oversee the operations of three volunteer fire companies located in La Honda, Kings Mountain, and Loma Mar.

DISCUSSION:
In June 2019, this Board approved Resolution No. 076642, adopting a 6-year agreement between CAL FIRE and the County for CAL FIRE to provide the staff for San Mateo County Fire Department fire protection services. The Six Year Operating Plan included eight new staff added over the course of the agreement. For the reasons set fo...

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