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  County Administrator's Report     17. 1.    
BCC Regular Meeting Budget & Finance Consent  
Meeting Date: 10/20/2016  
Issue:    Recommendation to approve Contract between Board of County Commissioners and Florida Department of Health in Escambia County 2016/17
From: John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP
Department: Florida Dept. of Health in Esc. Co.  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning the Resolution Authorizing the Contract with the State of Florida Department of Health for Operation of the Escambia County Health Department - John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP, Director, Florida Department of Health in Escambia County

That the Board take the following action concerning the Resolution authorizing the Contract between the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida, Department of Health for Operation of the Escambia County Health Department, Contract Year 2016-2017:

A. Adopt, as allowed by Florida Statutes, Chapter 154, the Resolution entitled, "A Resolution Authorizing a Contract Between the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida, Department of Health, Escambia County Health Department for the Provision of Certain Medical Services, Providing for an Effective Date," for the Contract year of October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017; and

B. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Resolution and the Contract.
BACKGROUND:
Annually, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida, Department of Health enter into a contract for the operation of the Escambia County Health Department, as authorized by Florida Statutes, Chapter 154.
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners agrees to appropriate $337,649 to Escambia County Health Department for the fiscal year October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
Section 154.01 Florida Statutes states that "The several counties of the state may cooperate with the Department of Health in the establishment and maintenance of full-time county health departments in such counties for the promotion of the public's health, the control and eradication of preventable diseases, and the provision of primary care for special populations...The Department of Health shall enter into contracts with several counties for the purposes of this part."
PERSONNEL:
N/A
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
N/A
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:
This recommendation requires the approval of the recommended Resolution and requires that the Board Chairman sign the attached contract.

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Resolution
Contract

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