San Bernardino header
File #: 2893   
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/8/2020 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Subject: Amendment to Contract with Westbound Communications for COVID-19 Countywide Communication Strategies
Attachments: 1. CON-CAO-091520-Amendment No. 2A Rev to Contract with Westbound Communications-Ads, 2. CON-CAO-091520-Amendment No. 2B Rev to Contract with Westbound Communications-Ctywd, 3. CON-CAO-091520-CONTINUED Amendment No. 2 to Contract with Westbound Communications Final
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 15, 2020

FROM
GARY McBRIDE, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
Title
Amendment to Contract with Westbound Communications for COVID-19 Countywide Communication Strategies
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. CONTINUED FROM TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020, ITEM NO. 20: Approve Amendment No. 2 to Contract 20-621 with Westbound Communications to continue to provide countywide communication strategies related to COVID-19, increasing the contract amount by $246,475 from $449,000 to the not-to-exceed amount of $695,475, with no change to the contract term ending December 31, 2020.
2. ALTERNATIVE 1: Approve Amendment No. 2A to Contract 20-621 with Westbound Communications to specifically provide only outreach efforts for COVID-19 testing, increasing the contract amount by $91,817 from $449,000 to the not-to-exceed amount of $540,817, with no change to the contract term ending December 31, 2020.
3. ALTERNATIVE 2: Approve Amendment No. 2B to Contract 20-621 with Westbound Communications to continue to provide countywide communication strategies related to COVID-19, increasing the contract amount by $110,080 from $449,000 to the not-to-exceed amount of $559,080, with no change to the contract term ending December 31, 2020.
(Presenter: Gary McBride, Chief Executive Officer, 387-5417)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Improve County Government Operations.
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 either the original recommendation and approval of an alternative to the Amendment to the Westbound Communications contract will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The increased cost of such amendment(s) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemi...

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