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File #: 2833   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2020 Department: Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Subject: Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies, Inc. for the Provision of Inmate Telephone Services
Attachments: 1. ATT-SHERIFF-09-15-2020 Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies - Attachment A, 2. ATT-SHERIFF-09-15-2020 Revnue Contract with Securus Technologies - Exhibit IV, 3. CON-SHERIFF-09-15-2020 Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies, 4. COV-SHERIFF-09-15-2020 Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 15, 2020

FROM
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator

SUBJECT
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Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies, Inc. for the Provision of Inmate Telephone Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve Revenue Contract with Securus Technologies Inc., for the provision of inmate telephone services, in the minimum annual guaranteed revenue amount of $3,500,000 for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2028.
2. Direct the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator, Undersheriff, or Assistant Sheriff, to transmit all contract change orders to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 30 days of execution.
(Presenter: John Ades, Captain, 387-0640)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Revenue from the inmate telephone services contract is based upon call volume but includes a Minimum Annual Guarantee (MAG) of $3,500,000, or 81% of commissionable revenue, whichever is higher. In accordance with California Penal Code Section 4025, commissions received from inmate telephone services are deposited into the Inmate Welfare Trust Fund to fund inmate programs. Expenditures are monitored to comply with spending limitations and to not exceed program revenues.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
State and Federal law requires the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator (Department) to provide telephone access to inmates incarcerated in County detention facilities. Inmate telephone services are a specialized field with limited service providers that can accommodate large correctional facilities.

On June 23, 2020 (Item No. 92), the Board of S...

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