Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #34

Execution of Contract with West Coast Southern Medical Services, Inc.


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Robert L. Smith, Director of  Public Safety, x3511

Paul DiCicco, Chief of EMS, x1645

Action Requested
Authorization for the County Administrator to execute the Contract between Manatee County EMS and West Coast Southern Medical Service, Inc., in relation to Resolution 17-124 issuing the Certificate of  Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN), which was executed on November 28, 2017.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statute 125.01
Florida Statute 401.25(1)
Ordinance 17-041
Manatee County Code 2-13-55(a)
Resolution 17-124

Background Discussion

On November 28, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution 17-124 authorizing the issuance of the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN) for West Coast Southern Medical Service, Inc.  The Resolution for the COPCN allows West Coast Southern to provide ALS and BLS inter-facility transport services in Manatee County.  

A Contract is needed in conjunction with the Resolution in order to establish the terms, definitions, activations, rates, billing, conditions, and insurance requirements of West Coast Southern Medical Service, Inc.   

West Coast Southern Medical Service, Inc., submits invoices to Manatee County EMS when services are requested.  The contract establishes the rates and billing terms.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please provide certified copies of fully executed Contract to Randi Dunsworth at randi.dunsworth@mymanatee.org, ext.3560.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$0 001.0007101 EMS

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  CONTRACT - West Coast Southern Medical Service, Inc.pdf