By: Supervisor Lisa Bartlett
Last December, in my newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2, I explained that the Board of Supervisors voted to rescind the cancellation of the 9-1-1 Emergency Ambulance Transportation Services Request For Proposal (RFP) and directed the Health Care Agency (HCA) to regrade the existing RFP’s with a new panel.
The award of these 9-1-1 Emergency Ambulance Transportation contracts has been a controversial issue for over a year now, predating my election to the Board of Supervisors. On Tuesday, the Health Care Agency sought approval of the selection of recommended service providers and alternates, and execution of Agreements with the recommended service providers, for provision of 9-1-1 Emergency Ambulance Transportation Services for the period of June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2020. Continue reading