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File #: 3248   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2020 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Amendment No. 2 to State Legislative Advocacy Contract with Platinum Advisors, LLC
Attachments: 1. CON-CAO-111720-Amendment No. 2 to Contract for State Legislative Services-Platinum
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020
FROM
LEONARD X. HERNANDEZ, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
Title
Amendment No. 2 to State Legislative Advocacy Contract with Platinum Advisors, LLC
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 16-947 with Platinum Advisors, LLC to continue to provide state legislative advocacy services from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, with no change to the current annual cost of $224,952.
(Presenter: Josh Candelaria, Governmental and Legislative Director, 387-4821)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Create, Maintain and Grow Jobs and Economic Value in the County.
Improve County Government Operations.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item does not require the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Sufficient appropriation to fund the recommended contract extension is included in the County Administrative Office 2020-21 budget and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The County utilizes advocacy services at both the state and federal level to advance the County's legislative agenda for the benefit of County residents. On December 6, 2016 (Item No. 29), the County entered into an agreement with Platinum Advisors, LLC (Platinum Advisors) for state advocacy services for a three-year period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019, with an option to extend the contract for one year. On December 10, 2019 (Item No. 14), the County approved the option to extend the contract from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The recommendation will amend the contract to extend the term of the contract by one year, with no change to the current scope o...

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